Every two years, Samuel Adams releases an incredibly strong beer, Samuel Adams Utopias. And every two years, it makes headlines all over on the internet. 2021 is no exception. The beer is back for another year, and so is the buzz.
Of course, all the attention is warranted. Last released in 2019, the extremely limited beers are aged in wooden bourbon casks, some for as long as 30 years. The beer is then blended in Carcavelos, Madeira, Ruby Port, and Sherry Oloroso. Not only is the beer uniquely brewed, but it also has such a high alcohol content that it’s illegal in 15 states. Utopias have a whopping 28% ABV, compared to Budweiser’s 5% ABV… read more >