Category: Beer News
Hmmm...maybe the name "Sam Adams" is more common than they thought.
PORTLAND, Ore. - The Boston brewers of Sam Adams beer objected when they learned that a mayoral campaign here included Web sites invoking the name of their product.
What they didn't realize is that Sam Adams is also the name of the candidate — and has been since before the beer hit the market.
The Portland Sam Adams, a mild-mannered bicycle rider, is a far cry from the Boston Sam Adams, a patriot, brewer, rabble-rouser and business flop of Revolutionary War times. The second cousin to former president John Adams inherited the brewery, and it failed several years later.
Read the entire article at Yahoo! News.