How Brooklyn Brewery Became The Most Recognisable American Craft Beer Brand In The World


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When Brooklyn Brewery was founded in 1987 by two amateur homebrewers — Steve Hindy, an international correspondent, and Tom Potter, who worked in finance — the venture seemed unlikely to succeed. Watch below general manager Eric Ottaway tell us how Brooklyn Brewery made it against all odds. Click for sound.

Produced by Alana Kakoyiannis & Kamelia Angelova. Additional camera by Daniel Goodman

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