Tag Archives: Samuel Adams

• Learn how to homebrew online…here are some cool courses!

Learn how to homebrew online…here are some cool courses!

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• Constellation Brands has no plans to get in on craft beer boom

Constellation Brands has no plans to get in on craft beer boom

Rob Sands, chief executive of beer and wine distributor Constellation Brands (STZ), is not interested in buying up any of the nearly 2,500 craft breweries that have sprung up across the nation in recent years. “People expect one of the big guys to get in and roll up the craft business,” Sands said in a […]

• Fastest-Growing Alcoholic Beverage? It’s Not Craft Beer

Fastest-Growing Alcoholic Beverage? It’s Not Craft Beer

Craft beer’s growth in the U.S. has been amazing, rising from 11.5 million barrels brewed in 2011 to over 15 million barrels in 2013. Over that same time span, however, production of another traditional American brew has tripled. We’re talking about the rise of hard cider. The growth of cider—or rather, the comeback, since cider […]

• 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 […]

• Top 5 Upcoming Las Vegas Events for Beer Drinkers

Top 5 Upcoming Las Vegas Events for Beer Drinkers

Upcoming beer events in Las Vegas: EarlyVegas lists the best Las Vegas events for beer drinkers during spring and summer 2013. (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 There’s nothing like a nice cold brew on a hot spring day or summer night in Las Vegas. Las Vegas Oktoberfest seems to get all of the hype, but what many […]

• What Your Beer Says About Your Politics

What Your Beer Says About Your Politics

Americans who most often drink Dos Equis are in the middle-of-the-road while drinkers of Heineken’s flagship brand are strongly Democratic. Samuel Adams drinkers are strongly Republican, and more likely to vote. Beer has a long and storied place in American presidential history and politics. George Washington famously brewed it. James Madison purportedly sought to create […]

• Getting married? Consider beer instead of champagne. Others are.

Getting married? Consider beer instead of champagne. Others are.

Is it the economic climate, or a case of jumping on the ale bandwagon? Whichever the case, more brides and grooms are ditching Champagne and toasting their weddings with beer. It was only a matter of time before even tradition-bound weddings became swept up in the craft beer revolution. And a search online reveals a […]

• Goose Island beers goes national thanks to Anheuser-Busch

Goose Island beers goes national thanks to Anheuser-Busch

One of Chicago’s signature craft breweries will soon have a national audience. Goose Island brewery announced Friday it is expanding distribution of its Chicago-born beers to all 50 states by the end of November. That will place the company among the ranks of the relatively few breweries whose craft beers can be bought nationwide. Anheuser-Busch […]

• 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 […]

• 45 bars that are getting Sam Adams’ ‘26.2’ Boston Marathon brew

45 bars that are getting Sam Adams’ ‘26.2’ Boston Marathon brew

“26.2 Brew,” a low-alcohol beer made to commemorate the Boston Marathon, is set to flow soon at 45 Boston-area bars and restaurants, Boston Beer Co.    (NYSE: SAM) told the Boston Business Journal, Thursday morning. Deliveries of the limited-edition 26.2 Brew will commence as soon as Friday to the 45 Boston-area establishments (listed below). Beers […]

• Boston Beer Co. subsidiary buys L.A. microbrewer

Boston Beer Co. subsidiary buys L.A. microbrewer

A subsidiary of Sam Adams brewer Boston Beer Co. has acquired Los Angeles-based craft beer maker Angel City Brewing for an undisclosed sum. Alchemy & Science — launched in October by Alan Newman, founder of Vermont’s Magic Hat Brewing Co. — will help fuel Angel City’s brewery expansion in downtown L.A. The deal marks the […]

• Craft Brewers Tap Big Expansion

Craft Brewers Tap Big Expansion

Niche Market Is Bucking the Broader U.S. Beer Industry. Craft brewers are making a big bet on their small-label beers. As sales of specialty craft beers increasingly encroach on established U.S. brands, dozens of regional brewers are pouring millions of dollars into new brew kettles, fermenting tanks and bottling lines, while others are buying land […]

• Boston Beer shares down 24% but still a ‘hold’

Boston Beer shares down 24% but still a ‘hold’

The maker of Samuel Adams and other craft brews faces higher barley costs and competitive pressures, but has growth potential. Question: Something bad has happened to my Boston Beer Co. shares, and I want to know if problems will continue. Answer: The maker of Samuel Adams beer must contend with the higher cost of barley, […]