In 1998 there were less than 1,500 breweries in the United States - now there are over 7,000. Brewmaster tells the story of the rise of craft beer through two young men pursuing their dreams in the world of beer.
Drew is a New York lawyer who wants to start his own brewery. He uses every free moment to make this a reality while preparing for a pitch with a potential investor. Brian, an ex-telemarketer, is studying to become a Master Cicerone - the beer equivalent of a sommelier - which requires taking a test only 13 people have ever passed.
Set in the craft beer community, the film features successful brewers Sam Calagione, John and Jen Kimmich, Jim Koch, Garrett Oliver and Rob Tod.
[Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.]
Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.
Ryan Krivoshey & Andy Marks
Susan Bedusa, Danielle Rosen, Douglas Tirola
Drew Kostic, Brian Reed, Garrett Oliver, John and Jen Kimmich, Jim Koch, Sam Calagione, Rob Tod
Production Coordinator: Steven Murphy