Bottoms Up: Wisconsin's Historic Bars and Breweries DVD
By Wisconsin Public Television
60 minutes, DVD format
Available October 2012!
"Bottoms Up" showcases the rich architecture and history of Wisconsin breweries and bars. This documentary produced by Wisconsin Public Television explores the rise of breweries, the effects of temperance and Prohibition, and attitudes about gender, ethnicity, and morality. It traces the development of the megabreweries, dominance of the giants, and the emergence of microbreweries in Wisconsin. "Bottoms Up" is a companion documentary to the Wisconsin Historical Society Press book of same name.