Entries tagged ‘Samuel Adams’
- 01.21.12Sam Adams Asks The Facebook Crowd to Build It’s Next Beer
Samuel Adams is going social. Boston Beer is giving Facebook members (I think that’s 99% of you now–hi Grandma!) a say in the brewing process by crowd-sourcing a beer. Using the “Crowd Craft Project” app, Facebook fans can determine the color, clarity, body and character of the malt, hops and yeast for the collaborative beer.
- 111.8.10Sam Adams Launching Infinium “Champagne” Beer
Boston Beer is launching a champagne-like brew later this month to prove that beer can be worthy of a New Year’s toast. The limited run beer, called Infinium, will be sold in 750-ml bottles with foil-covered cork tops, like champagne.
- 06.15.10Boston Beer: Keeping Sam Adams Crafty
The Boston Beer Company, brewer extraordinaire of Sam Adams, is trying to hold on to their official designation as a “craft beer,” according to the New York Times.
- 04.15.10Sam Adams: 25 Years of Beers
Maine and Massachusetts celebrate a relatively unknown holiday outside their corner of the United States called Patriot’s Day, which commemorates two battles in the Revolutionary War that were fought near Boston in 1775. Turns out the rest of us in the country have a good reason to celebrate this April 19th, for it marks the 25th anniversary of The Boston Beer Company.
- 112.16.09Samuel Adams Boston Lager Glass
About two years ago, my buddy John gave me a set of Samuel Adams Boston Lager Glasses. Since there is always some kind of Sammy A in my fridge, it’s nice to have some highly distinctive matching glasses.
- 212.9.09Sam Adams Utopias Extreme Beer
The Boston Beer Company, known for many quality beer styles and a cult of craft beer that now borders on being mainstream, recently released their 2009 batch of Samuel Adams Utopias. Utopias is the flagship brew of their “extreme” beer line.
- 09.15.09Samuel Adams Octoberfest
As I sit here, leaves are beginning to fall from the trees… some of them right into my beer mug. Although the crisp days of autumn are not quite upon us yet here in New York, I recognize that the Octoberfest is the perfect beer for today’s climate. This seasonal German style lager is hitting the spot.
- 27.30.09Beer Summit Soundoff
Sometimes I hate to blog about things that everyone else is talking about. But we cover beer news, and you may have heard some mention about the so-called “beer summit” that President Obama will be arranging. Our take? Too bad they’ll be drinking foreign beer.
- 15.29.09Sam Adams Getting Too Big for it’s Barley
The Washington Post has an interesting article about the largest small-brewer of them all, Sam Adams. Perhaps as early as this year Boston Beer–the brewers of Samuel Adams–will no longer be considered a craft brewer.
- 04.14.09Sam Adams LongShot Six-Pack Features Contest Winners
The Boston Beer Co., which produces Samuel Adams, has encouraged hop lovers and malt mavens nationwide, sponsoring an annual home-brew contest. Three winners have been named from 1,300-plus entries. Now, they’ve come together in the “Samuel Adams LongShot Variety Package,” a six-pack with two bottles of each.
- 12.24.09Economy Bad, Beer Good: Sales Are Up For Craft Brewers
Americans may be cutting back their expenses to weather the turbulent economy, but they’re still drinking craft beer. As sales of many products are tanking, craft beer makers are seeing slow, but still-strong sales increases as they outperform the rest of beer industry.
- 011.26.08‘Tis the Seasonal to Drink Jolly
Seasonal Beers are the gems of the brewing world. They can come and go in a cyclical fashion, and they represent the best in creativity and passion that a brewer can deliver. Seasonal beers focus on seasonal ingredients and highlight flavors that harmonize with the fare of the moment.
- 111.15.08Samuel Adams Winter Classics: Drinking in a Winter Wonderland
While hosting a recent holiday party, Belly Buddy Mark Higgins gave me a naked lady bottle opener. Not that my wife agrees, but I thought that was pretty special. And as if they were thinking ahead, Belly Buddy Dave Lauterbach brought a case of Sam Adams Winter Classics.
- 211.11.08Samuel Adams Brews Chocolate For the Holidays
This holiday season, the Boston Beer Company is going dark. They will release Samuel Adams Chocolate Bock, defined as “a rich, delicious, full flavored chocolate beer that is sure to enhance the holiday season for beer and chocolate lovers alike.”
- 04.9.08Samuel Adams Recalls Some Brew
Boston Beer Co., the Boston brewer of Samuel Adams craft beers, said it is recalling an undetermined amount of beer because of defective bottles that may contain glass particles. The company said the defective bottles came from a glass company that provides Boston Beer with about a quarter of its glass bottles. The “small grains […]