Samuel Adams Brewery was founded in 1984 in Boston, Massachusetts by owner Jim Koch. Samuel Adams is the brand name for beers produced by the Boston Beer Company and is also associated with contract brewers. Samuel Adams continues to brew with the same recipe that Koch’s great-great grandfather used years ago. Sam Adams ‘Boston Lager’ is their flagship beer that is dry hopped using Hallertau Mittelfrueh hops for a balanced hop aroma and a smooth finish. Sam Adams offers seasonal beers such as Cold Snap, Octoberfest, White lager and a Summer Ale. The also have seasonal variety packs, Sam Adams Light and their newest brew the Rebel IPA.