Fritz Maytag has played an invaluable role in the craft beer revolution beginning with his purchase of Anchor Brewing Company in 1965. In this interview from Reason.TV, Maytag reflects on the humble beginnings of Anchor and why he feels it was and is such a successful brewery. Did you know that Liberty Ale was actually Anchor’s Christmas Ale from 1985? Hear this and many more first-hand stories from one of the fathers of the craft beer revolution.
Note: Anchor Brewing Company was sold to The Griffin Group in April of 2010. New owners Keith Greggor and Tony Foglio plan to preserve and expand the Anchor brand. Read the official press release from The Griffin Group.