|In his exciting new video series, beer explorer Jimmy Darfus takes you on a colorful tour of some of the world's greatest breweries. Journey to some of the most beer-rich cultures on the globe, and take an intimate look inside their best breweries -- learn their history, meet the brewmasters, and watch as they brew their beers.
|In Volume 1...|
In Volume 1, you'll first tour the Schneider Brewery of Bavaria and see where the world-famous Schneider Weisse is brewed. Talk to 5th and 6th generation Schneiders about the history of their family brewery, and take an exciting excursion into the Schneider hop orchards. Next, you'll visit the Abita Brewery of Abita Springs, Louisana. See how one of America's earliest microbreweries produces its award-winning brews, and see why it has grown to become anything but "micro". Finally, you'll go inside the 170-year-old DeKoninck Brewery of Antwerp, Belgium. Afterwards, go to Antwerp's oldest pub and learn why DeKoninck is a household word in Belgium.
|In Volume 2...|
Volume 2 of the Brewshow takes you inside the 150 year old locally supported Speights Brewery of Dunedin, New Zealand with its gravity feed brewing system. You'll visit this beautiful city and its surrounding environs observing the natural wildlife and the human wildlife. Then its off to Amsterdam for a close look at the world famous Heineken and its Dutch breweries. One facility brews Heineken's specialty beers while the other larger brewery supplies the world with the glistening green bottles of Heineken Pilsener Beer. This video takes you on a romantic cruise through Amsterdam, a city of beautiful canals and rich culture. And finally, come to California for an encyclopedic look at the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company. The pale ale made here is sweeping across America in popularity and you'll discover its exact ingredients and the people who have turned this former micro into a state of the art American brewery.