Boston Sports Legends to Hoist Steins at Samuel Adams Octoberfest

BOSTON — Samuel Adams is partnering with The Greg Hill Foundation to host a Celebrity Stein Hoist at its annual Octoberfest event on Friday, Sept. 13 at the Park Plaza Castle.

Former players from the Boston Red Sox, Bruins, Celtics and New England Patriots will go head to head—or stein to stein—to compete in a traditional stein hoisting competition to raise money for Boston Marathon victims.

Who: Greg Hill, founder of The Greg Hill Foundation and host of WAAF’s Hillman Morning Show

Joe Andruzzi, former New England Patriots offensive lineman

Dana Barros, former Boston Celtics point guard

Lou Merloni, radio personality and former Boston Red Sox second baseman

Bob Sweeney, former Boston Bruins Center

When: Friday, September 13, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. (Doors open at 5PM)


Where: Park Plaza Castle, 130 Columbus Ave., Boston


What: Celebrity athletes will hold a stein full of Samuel Adams OctoberFest for as long as possible with a crowd of beer lovers cheering them on. These Boston sports legends will endure the ultimate arm and shoulder strength challenge to raise money for The Greg Hill Foundation and Boston Marathon victims.

Tickets for both Friday night and Saturday’s all day Octoberfest Celebration are on sale now at It’s a release party, and a celebration of all things good about beer, brewing and Octoberfest in Boston. The event will feature over 15 specialty beer styles, stein hoisting competitions, food and beer pairings, giveaways and more!

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