Sam Adams

Jennifer Lawrence and Darren Aronofsky have broken up and everyone is making the same joke

Jennifer Lawrence and director Darren Aronofsky have had an "amicable split," <i>Entertainment Tonight</i> reported on Wedndesday.<p>The two dated for around a …

Hollywood

After tasting 1,000 beers: Lessons learned, striking gold, places to go

CLOSE<p>Black Lotus Brewing Co. in Clawson infused its export stout with toffee for 2017 Detroit Fall Beer Festival.<p>My first encounter with Michigan …

Beer

Charges dropped against Sam Adams in tax fraud case

Former Pro Bowl defensive tackle Sam Adams had charges against him dropped in a case where he was alleged to have committed tax evasion and wage …

NFL

The Culture Gabfest “Recrimination in the Cranberry Sauce” Edition

<b>Listen to Culture Gabfest No. 479 with Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner with the audio player below.</b>And join the lively conversation …

Podcasting

Let the Guilty Rich Soak Themselves

Congress should give the H.O.T. tax a warm welcome.<p>No American should be forced to endure a tax cut that he does not want. Thus, Congress should …

Conservative View

Over 180 DC Bars Can Stay Open Until 4 AM on Thanksgiving Eve

We all need a drink (or several) to make it through a family-packed Thanksgiving weekend. Luckily, the DC government will once again allow bars to …

Thanksgiving

State AG Reaches Plea Deal in Wage Theft Case Against Former Seahawk

A high profile case fizzles. by Heidi GrooverFormer Seahawk Sam Adams previously owned two gyms in Seattle and Tacoma. Scott Halleran/GettyAfter …

Corruption

Criminal case dropped against Oregon Athletic Clubs owners

View Comments<p>A decision in King County Superior Court came after audits showed the billing company Adams hired to provide services for the six …

Portland, OR

TOP STUDENT-ATHLETES HONOURED FOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT

York University's top academic student-athletes were honoured on Tuesday afternoon at the Athletic & Recreation Department's annual academic …

Canadian University Sports

The Angle: National Nightmare Edition

<b>The worst man:</b> Charles Manson was a malignant narcissist who manipulated and framed people to bloody ends, all to fulfill his own sense of …

Charles Manson

Survive Thanksgiving In Style With These 9 Delicious American Spirits

When I was a kid, part of the fun of Thanksgiving was drinking Martinelli’s sparkling apple cider out of a champagne flute and pretending to be a fancy grownup. Now that I’ve achieved grownup-hood (the jury is still out on the fancy part), I still enjoy the occasional glass of Martinelli’s. But …

Liquor

Episode 11 of the Constitutional podcast: ‘War’

If we were to ask Americans today to name the most hotly debated amendment to the U.S. Constitution, many would say the Second Amendment: the right to bear arms. On the other end of the spectrum, the least debated would probably be the one that comes right after it: the Third Amendment.<p>But these …

News (U.S.)

Use This Discount Code as Your Pre-Thanksgiving Designated Driver

Use This Discounted Lyft Code as Your Pre-Thanksgiving Designated Driver<p>The Wednesday night deal is thanks to a partnership between the ride-share …

Boston

Rideshares give back, and help you pay it forward, this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to sit around a table full of food with your family, stuffing yourself with so much stuffing that you might need bigger pants …

Uber

Hearty barbecue really stacks up at Lake Zurich's new BBQ'd Productions

As we transition into colder weather, morale-boosting comfort food is important this time of year. To answer the call in the form of heaping plates …

BBQ

Coco Is Haunted by the Ghosts of Past Pixar Movies

In Pixar’s <i>Coco</i>, a young Mexican boy named Miguel visits the spirits of his ancestors in the Land of the Dead, where he’s gone to escape his parents’ …

Animation

Americans Aren’t As Divided As You Think

I spent a year traveling throughout Red America. To my liberal friends, don’t worry: It was just fine.<p>Every day, America is being misled by the political parties, our political leaders and the press. We are told that the other side – whether it’s liberals or conservatives, Democrats or Republicans …

Politics

Close Out That Holiday Meal With These Sam Adams Cigars

Sam Adams Holiday Cigars<p>Posted in Vices<p>With the yearly festivities just around the corner, it’s time to prepare for those inevitable …

Dominican Republic

Inside The Boston Beer Boom With Lord Of The Brews

One recent morning, Daniel Lanigan, who sports a bushy red beard, a T-shirt and a ball cap, sat at the bar in the Lord Hobo Brewing Company’s tap …

Travel

What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend

Schnitzel, luxurious white truffles, lively young wines, and more.<p>By · 11/17/2017, 12:13 p.m.<p>Ziguener Schnitzel at Bronwyn. / Photo via</b> …

Boston

Boom in sugary pastry stouts shows craft industry forgetting what beer tastes like

Remember that Budweiser commercial that lit up craft beer a few years back?<p>It mocked people who dared to smell their beer. Who cared to think critically about their beer. Who created such things as pumpkin peach ale.<p>Well, turns out Budweiser might have had a point.<p>After six hours wandering the …

Food

Things to Do Thursday!

6 things to do for November 16 by Mercury Staff<b>Ari Shapiro</b><br>Did you know that improbably handsome NPR host Ari Shapiro ALSO has a beautiful singing …

Portland, OR

Mayor Ted Wheeler says Portland needs 'consistency,' two-term mayor

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler said this week that the city needs a two-term mayor.<p>After three straight one-term mayors, "we need some consistency," …

Ted Wheeler

Boston Beer's Latest Numbers Fail to Impress

The largest “craft” brewer reported recently, putting the recent share price rally on hold as competition continues to squeeze.<p>Shares of Sam Adams …

Beer

The Culture Gabfest “Tell Me About a Complicated Man” Edition

Kenneth Branagh in <i>Murder on the Orient Express</i>Photo illustration by <i>Slate</i>. Still by Twentieth Century Fox. <b>Listen to Culture Gabfest No. 478 with</b> …

Agatha Christie

$200 beer illegal in some states can be bought in Texas

Heads up, beer-loving Texans.<p>It's that time again. Samuel Adams, every two years, releases a specialty beer.<p>This year, Utopias — a blend of several …

Dallas

Beer Man: Sam Adams’ Utopias is worth hefty price

<i>Beer Man is a weekly profile of beers from across the country and around the world.</i><p><b>This week: Samuel Adams Utopias 2017</b><p>Boston Beer Co., Boston<p>www.samueladams.com<p>The wonder that is Samuel Adams’ Utopias has just made its biennial appearance.<p>As I do every time I write about it, it must be reiterated …

Money

Sam Adams Utopias is $200, 28 percent ABV, and illegal in 15 states

Samuel Adams recently released the 10th vintage of Utopias, its “extreme” barrel-aged beer clocking in at 28 percent ABV, but some U.S. residents …

Boston Beer Company

10 Observations from the Gonzaga-Texas Southern game

A new group of Zags and a sweet new jumbotron made their official Kennel debuts last night. What else did we take away from Gonzaga’s 28-point win …

College Basketball

This $200 beer is reportedly illegal in 11 states, but not Texas

If you think paying $7 for a pint of craft beer is pricey, wait until you hear about this next brew.<p>Samuel Adams Utopias is a specialty beer released …

Dallas