(EXPERIENCE MAGAZINE) — Beverly Hills, CA — Gravitas Ventures, ACE Content, United Talent Agency, and Budweiser hosted the world premiere of KINGS OF BEER in Los Angeles last night. Director Sean Mullin, Chef Michael Voltaggio, and film subjects Pete Kraemer, Jane Killebrew, Mike Kraemer, Natalie Johnson, Tim Seitz, Jeff Jones, Eric Carteciano, and Summer Andersonstepped out for photos on the red carpet.
Following the screening, Chief Global Brewmaster and a 5th Generation Brewer Pete Kraemer led the guests through a tasting of Budweiser brewed earlier that day in the Van Nuys brewery. Chef Michael Voltaggio, who also makes a cameo in the film, created a special menu inspired by Budweiser’s American Lager, featuring oysters with Budweiser mignonette ice. Chef Marcus Samuelssonalso stopped by the event, mingled with guests, and posed for photos.
The film KINGS OF BEER centers on a diverse group of elite Brewmasters from 65 breweries and 23 countries, as they battle it out in an intense competition to brew the world’s most iconic American Lager — Budweiser.
Judged by an illustrious group of experts who are sequestered deep within the historic walls of “Room 220” (St. Louis, Missouri) — the most renowned room in the brewing world, which is responsible for ensuring the quality of over a quarter of the world’s beer — the Brewmaster who can brew the best, most consistent American Lager over a 12-month period will bring home the coveted Global Brewmaster Cup.
Produced by ACE Content and featuring unprecedented behind-the-scenes access, KINGS OF BEER is a never-before-seen look at the rigorous standards and intense competition that characterizes the brewing of the world-renowned “King of Beers.”