U.S. beer volume sales were roughly flat in 2017, according to retail data provider IRI Worldwide. The market research firm, which tracks category-wide sales trends at off-premise retailers, reported that total U.S. beer dollar sales topped $34 billion in the firm’s multi-outlet and convenience (MULC) universe of stores (grocery, drug, club, dollar, mass-merchandiser and military).
- BREWERY TYPE
- Production - Regional
One Design Center Place
Boston, MA 02210 United States
- The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE: SAM) began in 1984 and today brews more than 60 styles of Samuel Adams beer. The company's portfolio of brands also includes Angry Orchard Hard Cider, Twisted Tea, and Truly Spiked & Sparkling. It also makes and markets the Traveler Beer, Angel City, Concrete Beach, and Coney Island brands, which are overseen by A&S Brewing, the company's craft beer incubator.
- ANNUAL PRODUCTION
• Angry Orchard Cider Company
• Samuel Adams
• The House of Shandy Beer Co.
• Twisted Tea Company
• Boston Beer Company - Breinigsville
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Boston Beer Company has named Caitlin Braam, who departed Seattle Cider Company and Two Beers Brewing as president last August, as a “brand strategist” for its Angry Orchard Hard Cider line. “Cider is my passion and this is an incredible opportunity for me to help grow awareness of the cider industry overall, as well as have a bigger impact within the cider community,” Braam told Brewbound.
The Boston Red Sox and Boston Beer Company have reached a multi-year agreement to make Samuel Adams “the official beer of the Boston Red Sox.” It’s an eight-year deal that will last through the 2025 season, according to the Boston Globe.
In this week’s edition of Last Call: Molson Coors acquires Quebec craft brewery Trou du Diable; Shmaltz seeks investment; Boston Beer Company opens a taproom in Boston; Maryland’s alcohol regulator wraps up reform task force; Viceland renews Beerland.
Those that tuned into to watch the Houston Astros capture their first World Series title by defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night were treated to a barrage of alcohol ads during the three-and-a-half-hour affair. Two beer companies — Constellation Brands and Boston Beer — sprung for multiple Game 7 spots, marketing a wide variety of beer, cider, and flavored malt beverage brands to more than 28 million viewers.
After two years of dabbling in the “hazy IPA” space with its Rebel Raw offering, Boston Beer Company is finally making a nationwide bet on a growing trend that started in its own backyard.
Net revenues for Boston Beer — which makes Samuel Adams beer, Angry Orchard Hard Cider, Twisted Tea, and Truly Spiked & Sparkling seltzers, among other products — declined to $247 million, which the company attributed to a 4 percent decline in shipments during the quarter ending September 30.
The brewers at Samuel Adams today announced the 10th release of Samuel Adams Utopias, the craft beer community’s most renowned and sought-after extreme barrel-aged beer.
The Brewers Association’s annual Great American Beer Festival drew an estimated 60,000 attendees to the Colorado Convention Center last week, and Brewbound hit the show floor to savor some brews and take in all of the spectacles that the GABF had to offer. Here’s what stood out.
Angry Orchard announces the release of Angry Orchard Pear, a delicately crafted fruit cider made with apples and pears.
From garages and kitchens, to craft breweries across America, Samuel Adams is giving brewers around the country a chance to turn up the heat on their mash. During this years’ Great American Beer Festival (GABF), Samuel Adams announced homebrewer Ronnie Lawson of Austin, TX as the overall winner of the 2017 LongShot American Homebrew Contest and Peter Malikowski of Hampden, ME and Justin Greer of Royal Oak, MD as the runners up. The brewer also announced that Timothy and Dali Parker from Chula Vista Brewery in Chula Vista, CA won the 2018 Brewing & Business Experienceship as part of the Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream (BTAD) program.
Each year, during the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colo., Boston Beer Company invites members of the media to be among the first to taste its new focus items. The latest? A 4.7 percent ABV lager, called Sam ’76, that is brewed with craft’s most en vogue hops — cascade, citra, mosaic, simcoe and galaxy – and fermented with both lager and ale yeast strains.
A growing number of beer companies are turning to digital rebate programs to boost volume sales and gain consumer insights as competition for off-premise business intensifies amongst breweries. The most well-known smartphone-enabled rebate program for alcoholic beverage manufacturers is run by Colorado-headquartered Ibotta, Inc.
Urban Artifact, Cincinnati-based craft brewer and “wild culture” expert, today announced a collaboration with craft beer icon, Sam Adams, to brew a draft only limited release.
Year Round Beers
|Old Fezziwig Ale||Ale|
|Summer Ale||Wheat Ale|
|Ella Blanc IPL (2017)|
|Winter Lager (2016) 12 fl oz||Lager|
|Old Fezziwig Ale (2016) 12 fl oz||Ale|
|Hopflake White IPA||IPA|
|White Christmas-12 fl oz||Unknown|
|Toasted Caramel Bock||Lager|
|Summer Ale - Can (2016)||Ale|
|Ella Blanc IPL (Adventures in Lager)||Lager|
|Double Bock (Adventures in Lager)||Doppelbock|
|Double Black (Adventures in Lager)||Bock|
|Rebel Cascade IPA||IPA|
|Brewing the American Dream - Desert Kaleidoscope IPA||IPA|
|Brewing the American Dream - Time Hop Porter||Porter|
|Brewing the American Dream - Three Ninety Bock||Bock|
|Brewing the American Dream - Tea Party Saison||Saison|
|Brewing the American Dream - Oats McGoats Stout||Stout|
|Bugs & Berries||Fruit Beer|
|Heaven or Helles|
|Got to Gose||German-Style Leichtes Weizen/Weissbier|