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Boston Beer Glass 000250B028 Boston Lager Glass 000647B053 Angry Orchard Cider Glass 001157B085 OctoberFest Beer Glass 002110B125 Boston Lager Glass 002168B128 Boston Lager Glass 002605B151 Angry Orchard Cider Glass 002606B151 Angry Orchard Cider Glass 002607B151

Additional Information

The Boston Beer Company was founded in 1984 by James Koch and Rhonda Kallman. Thier first brand of beer was named Samuel Adams (often shortened to Sam Adams) after founding Father Samuel Adams.
In 1995 Samuel Adams began offering ciders and in 2012 The Boston Beer Company launched Angry Orchard from the Hard cider company based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Some of the Brewery's Range
Samuel Adams Boston Lager - Launched in 1984
Samuel Adams OctoberFest - Launched in 1989
Sam Adams Light - Introduced in 2001
Samuel Adams Utopias - Launched in 2002 at 24% abv, marketed as the strongest commercial beer in the world.
Samuel Adams Rebel IPA - First brewed in 2014
Angry Orchard Hard Cider - Introduced in 2012 under the Angry Orchard brand.
Angry Orchard Hard Cider Rosé -

Over the years the brand identity is updated and re-launched with subtle changes, a change of Logo or a new font.
Sometimes this brand update is done by the new owners after a brewery has been sold, other times just to give the brand a fresh new look on the ever growing market.

Below are some notes to help identify some of these changes and an aid to reference the year of the glass.

Old Samuel Adams Logo

Samuel Adams Logo

(2013 Shown)

Old Samuel Adams Logo

Samuel Adams Logo

(2019 Shown)