The American Brew Comes to DVD

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In the last thirty years, microbreweries have taken off in terms of popularity, becoming real competitors to the old guard of the industry like Miller, Anheuser-Busch and Coors.

As part of its Here's to Beer campaign to promote the beverage, Anheuser-Busch commissioned the Emmy and Peabody award-winning documentarian Roger Sherman to make The American Brew, a 2007 film chronicling beer's history in America. The film is produced by Florentine Films, which Sherman founded in 1976 with fellow filmmakers Ken Burns and Buddy Squires.