‘California Pilgrimage’ [part three] — Michael Jackson’s The Beer Hunter‏

In this piece from California Pilgrimage, Michael Jackson and Fritz Maytag (and members of the Anchor Beer team) watch the harvest of the barley for Anchor’s Christmas Ale. They are at a farm near Tule Lake near the Oregon border.

The Dutch sub-titles add a certain je ne sais quoi.

Michael Jackson, The Beer Hunter, died of a heart attack in August of 2007 at the age of 65. He had suffered from Parkinson’s and diabetes.

‘California Pilgrimage’ [part two] — Michael Jackson’s The Beer Hunter‏

In this piece of California Pilgrimage, Michael Jackson and Fritz Maytag (and members of the Anchor Beer team) head for Tule Lake near the Oregon border to visit Anchor’s source of barley. Along the way, they stop at the Napa Valley Brewing and Mendocino Brewing brewpubs and Fritz talks about the differences between beer and wine.

‘California Pilgrimage’ [part one] — Michael Jackson’s The Beer Hunter

“To a beer hunter,”says Michael Jackson in this episode, “America’s Northwest beckons like a new frontier.”

This ‘California Pilgrimage’ episode of the Beer Hunter was produced in the mid-1990s.

Cover of "Beer (Eyewitness Companions)"

Cover of Beer (Eyewitness Companions)

The Dutch sub-titling adds a certain je ne sais quoi.

Michael Jackson, The Beer Hunter, died of a heart attack in August of 2007 at the age of 65. He had suffered from Parkinson’s and diabetes.