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Empires of Industry [electronic resource]: Brewed in America

A&E Television Networks, LLC
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Before there was the United States of America, there were colonists brewing beer. Empires of Industry: Brewed in America traces the history of the commercial brewing industry in America, from the 19th century to the present.
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45 min.
9 and up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on November 30, 2011.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Brewed in America
  • Introduction: Empires of Industry: Brewed in America (2:11)
  • Pioneers - Early History of Beer (2:32)
  • Brewing Processes (2:33)
  • New Brewing Methods (2:03)
  • Tavern and Saloon Culture (1:57)
  • Limitations of Brewing Technology (2:01)
  • New Brewing Empires (3:42)
  • Pasteurization and National Breweries (3:16)
  • Marketing Beer (2:21)
  • Brewing and Bottle Caps (2:29)
  • World War I, The Prohibition and Brewers (2:31)
  • National Prohibition and Brewers (2:32)
  • Prohibition Repeal and Brewing Revival (2:52)
  • Canned Beer (3:31)
  • Beer and Television (2:17)
  • Escalation of Beer Advertising (2:45)
  • Return of Microbreweries (2:44)
  • Recap, Review & Credits: Empires of Industry: Brewed in America (3:29)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], c1997.
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42651 Films Media Group
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1 streaming video file (45 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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