Boston Beer’s Jennifer Glanville: From Utopias to Sam 76, the Secret is in the Blend

Episode 69 · February 8th, 2019 · 41 mins 38 secs

About this Episode

Every two years beer lovers get excited for the release of Samuel Adams Utopias. As the 2019 edition gets closer to our glasses, Jennifer Glanville, the director of brewing operations for Boston Beer sits down to talk about what goes into making a beer so boozy it might as well be a spirit. Plus, scaling up recipes for a full production run isn't always easy. Hear what has worked for Sam Adams and what she wishes she could do over.

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