“If We Won”
The British chaps over at Newcastle Brown Ale are tired of American brewers capitalizing on the patriotic holiday of Independence Day. In an effort to sell Americans more British beer, Newcastle has decided to create a new American “holiday” on July 3rd called Independence Eve that explores how great America could have been if Great Britain had won the Revolutionary War. The message is expertly delivered by the always hilarious Stephen Merchant:
These videos are part of the “If We Won” program, which features a series of 16 short films that include “alternate history” videos imagining how different America might have been if the Brits had won, tongue-in-cheek Revolutionary War re-re-enactments, Elizabeth Hurley, Zachary Quinto, and more Stephen Merchant…
Newcastle are the current kings of funny viral beer commercials, so you’ll definitely want to check out the rest before we send the red coats packing again. Visit www.IfWeWon.com, follow @Newcastle and like Newcastle’s Facebook page to see more reasons why Newcastle and the Brits are still butt hurt about America’s victory over 230 years ago.