According to Samuel “Rat-trap” Adams, the wire-worker and former town crier, he: was six years old when the Stamp Act protests occurred, eleven in the year of the Boston Massacre, fourteen during the Tea Party, and sixteen in the first year of the war. Show More Summary
Yesterday I mentioned a New England Historical and Genealogical Register obituary for Samuel “Rat-trap” Adams after his death in 1855. After giving some details about his parents it said:At the time of the Revolution he was old enough to perform services in that cause, which he did, on the patriot side. Show More Summary
I’ve been writing about Samuel “Rat-trap” Adams, a well-known character in Boston who died in 1855. He was honored as a suvivor of the Revolution, and he owned a red and white striped flag that he said had been flown from a pole on Essex...Show More Summary
Yesterday I mentioned James Spear Loring’s Hundred Boston Orators, an oft-reprinted collection of profiles of prominent Bostonians from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. As his biographical subjects Loring chose the...Show More Summary
Boston, MA - The brewers at Samuel Adams are no strangers to taking time to focus on their passion projects, and the latest examp… The post Samuel Adams Debuts Limited Release Kosmic Mother Funk Grand Cru appeared first on thefullpint.com.
(I keep finding mid-nineteenth-century stuff about Samuel “Rat-trap” Adams, putting off my promised discussion of his youth in the Revolutionary period. But I’ll get to that topic eventually.) In changing their form of government from a town to a city in 1822, Bostonians deprived political orators without office like Samuel Adams of a forum. Show More Summary
The wire-worker Samuel Adams was a prominent character in nineteenth-century Boston, as Kathryn Griffith described in her recent profile for the Bostonian Society. He started the century as town crier before going into the business of manufacturing screens and other wire objects. Show More Summary
In two postings on the Bostonian Society’s blog, Kathryn Griffith just profiled Samuel Adams the wire-worker, source of the striped cloth in the society’s collection that’s become known as the “Liberty Tree Flag.”Harris wrote about this...Show More Summary
SAMUEL ADAMS A beer name synonymous with Boston and beer. But we are a long way from Boston and the east coast here in sunny San Diego. Luckily, Sam Adams made the trek out here to the west coast to share with us their KMF Grand Cru. Kosmic Mother Funk is what it stands... The post Sam Adams Funk appeared first on Blog About Beer.
Want to train your palate to distinguish the different hop flavors in your IPA? The Boston Beer Co. has an educational aid that’s indispensable for experiencing the difference between hops from around the world.
By Samuel Rae: For the last year and a half, this author has been keeping a close eye on Pershing Gold (OTCQB:PGLC). I first wrote about the company in an article titled Adam Smith's Take on the Future of Gold Mining; an article that...Show More Summary
A cheeky crustacean has been caught on camera pinching a bottle of booze.
YouTube Link This crab apparently was parched from his sandy travels and nabbed a man's Samuel Adams. Sure, the man filmed the action in portrait mode instead of landscape, but alcoholic beverages plus crab burglaries in progress often produce poor decision making. Via Nothing To Do With Arbroath.
Founder Jim Koch explains why he gives money, materials, and advice to other craft brewers.
People who are boycotting Belgian beer in support of Team USA soccer are only screwing themselves out of an opportunity to DRINK GOOD BEER... so says Samuel Adams founder Jim Koch. Of course, with Team USA's big match against Belgium just…
It was a warm summer night and I had been leaning back in adirondack chair, enjoying a cold Samuel Adams as the warm breeze reminded me that summer was upon us. The moment was short lived. Being the parent to an active toddler, chasing...Show More Summary
Keira Knightley and Samuel L. Jackson are all dressed up while making an appearance on The Graham Norton Show on Saturday (June 14)! The 29-year-old actress was on hand to promote her new film Begin Again, also starring Adam Levine and Mark Ruffalo. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Keira Knightley “I had to [...]
The American revolution wasn't automatic, but emerged from colorful heroes, ragtag militias -- and personal drama
It’s National Burger Day and we’re celebrating with these tasty lager-spiked sliders from Chef David Burke! His Cheese “Burker” Sliders are enhanced with flavorful Samuel Adams Boston Lager then topped with Boston Lager ketchup.
Shanken News Daily has a bunch of numbers about 2013 beer sales. Sometimes they use cases and sometimes barrels, but if my math is right then Blue Moon White continues to outsell Samuel Adams Boston Lager and Sierra Nevada Pale Ale put together, and by more than 20 percent. All Blue Moon brands sold 1.98 […]