Beer Wars (2001)
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Beer lovers eager to learn the facts about their favorite brew are invited to follow filmmaker Anat Baron as she takes an insider's look at America's highly competitive hops industry. The story gets under way as innovative, independent brewers begin challenging the corporate monoliths for a greater share of the thriving American beer market. Brewers Sam and Rhonda, in particular, are on the front lines in the battle against established industry giants that seem determined to put smaller
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For those who are keeping the American dream alive, this spirited documentary raises a toast.
Even if "Beer Wars" works best as a brief introduction to craft beers, and inspires audiences to explore craft breweries in their area and beyond, then the film works.
A smart look at craft breweries trying to stay afloat against the stout-iest suds corps in the world. A film that just might be good for whatever 'ales' you.
Beer Wars is Michael Moore lite - less filling and not as tasty as Moore's best documentaries.
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