Big variety in Sam Adams' Long Shot winners
JIM BEAUREGARD | May 13. 2014 11:52PM
The three who walked away with the prize are Florida resident Russ Bruner for American Stout, Cesar Marron of Illinois for his Grätzer, and Teresa Bury, who took the Samuel Adams Employee Homebrew prize for her Pineapple IPA.
Home brewing is no longer a rare hobby. The Brewer’s Association reported that almost 400 new breweries were open in 2013, making almost 2,800 craft breweries operating today in the United States. Jim Koch, founder of Samuel Adams had this to say about the contest: “Every year ... I’m blown away by the creativity and skill of the entrants.”
You can find information there on the rules and regulations and also information on purchasing a home brewing kit if you’d like to get started. There is also a video, “The Art of Home brewing.”Let’s have a look a the winners: