Tag Archives: Sam-Adams

• How to Drink All Night Without Getting Drunk

How to Drink All Night Without Getting Drunk

Jim Koch knows beer. He also knows a beer trick that may change your life. “That guy from the TV commercials!” That’s what they call him, either because they don’t know his name, or are by now too drunk to remember it. As the co-founder and chairman of the Boston Beer Company, he has appeared in […]

• Heineken Joins Sam Adams, Boycotts St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Heineken Joins Sam Adams, Boycotts St. Patrick’s Day Parade

NEW YORK, March 14 (Reuters) – Two major beer manufacturers on Friday dropped sponsorship of St. Patrick’s Day parades in New York City and Boston to protest bans on gays marching openly. Sam Adams pulled out of Boston’s parade, which takes place on Sunday, and Heineken yanked its support of the New York City parade, […]

• Sam Adams Beer pulls out of South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Sam Adams Beer pulls out of South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade

In the wake of a storm of publicity over the past day, Boston Beer Company – which manufactures Sam Adams – has decided not to participate in the upcoming South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Yesterday South End restaurant Club Cafe announced that it would no longer serve Sam Adams due to the brewer’s association […]

• Sam Adams & Berkshire Mountain Distillers concoct a joint venture

Sam Adams & Berkshire Mountain Distillers concoct a joint venture

Coming soon: Sam Adams, on the rocks. Boston Beer Co., maker of Sam Adams beers, is launching its first entry in the emerging craft spirits industry, producing two whiskeys in partnership with Berkshire Mountain Distillers in Great Barrington. It will take at least two years for the whiskeys, which will be made from Sam Adams […]

• Boston Beer sues San Francisco’s Anchor Brewing

Boston Beer sues San Francisco’s Anchor Brewing

Boston Beer Corp., brewer of Sam Adams beer, has sued a former sales employee and his new employer, San Francisco rival Anchor Brewing Co., in a battle over alleged trade secrets. Judd Hausner, who resigned Sept. 8 as Boston Beer’s Northern California district manager, began working for Anchor Brewing as a managing distributor in Marin, […]

• Boston Beer Loses Fizz After Underwhelming 4th Quarter

Boston Beer Loses Fizz After Underwhelming 4th Quarter

Boston Beer (SAM) dropped 11% after hours after the Sam-Adams brewer posted worse than expected fourth quarter earnings and management expressed concerns about the pricing environment going forward. Boston Beer posted earnings of 87 cents per share, versus expectations for 90 cents, and revenues of $115.7 million against expectations for $118.5 million. Competition is apparently […]