BREWCONOMY Kickstarter Backer Night at Fullsteam

Sean L. Wilson addresses the audience at the Brewconomy Kickstarter Backer Night at Fullsteam in Durham, N.C., on Tuesday, June 3rd.

Earlier this week the Brewconomy team meet up with Kickstarter backers at Fullsteam in Durham, N.C. We were there for a few hours to grab a pint, talk about NC craft beer, and hand out the first backer rewards. So fun!

I cant’ tell you how much I enjoy talking with our Kickstarter backers in person. It was such a pleasure to meet our backers, shake hands, and say thank you. I absolutely love it.

downloadSometimes I get so excited about the film, its subject matter, and the reality of living my dreams that I can hardly talk. It’s quite embarrassing. (I’m also paranoid people are going to think I’ve been over served but, really, I’m just that enthusiastic.) It’s tough to contain my excitement, which is why I love to share the mic.

Sean L. Wilson, founder and chief executive optimist at Fullsteam, talked to us for a bit. He gave a brief history of beer in North Carolina, including a little background on Pop the Cap and a nod to some of the first breweries that led the way: Weeping Radish and Highland. Sean took questions from our backers and shared insights about what’s happening with craft beer in the state today, too.


As I sat there listening to Sean and watching the crowd, I completely geeked out. I flashed forward to a vision of screening Brewconomy and the lively Q&A panels afterwards. People will savor a beer, ask questions, and learn how a pint can change the world for the better. My god, doesn’t that sound fun?!

That’s what we’re building together, y’all. Thank you for following along, sharing your excitement, and helping us make Brewconomy. I can’t wait to share it with you in 2015.

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