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Brewing is still his craft

As Boston Beer marks 25 years, cofounder Jim Koch strives to get better

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By Dave Copeland
Globe Correspondent / April 15, 2010

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When Jim Koch started selling Samuel Adams Boston Lager on Patriots Day in 1985, he didn’t have enough money to distribute the beer in kegs or six packs, so he sold it in cases of loose bottles, the first batches of which were brewed in his kitchen. Koch’s two-employee Boston Beer Co. didn’t have an accountant, so he kept carbon ... (Full article: 1172 words)

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