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Offline chumley

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Samuel Adams glasses
« on: June 16, 2021, 10:05:21 PM »
Does anyone remember what year it was, that Sam Adams sent out two beer glasses to AHA members? I love those glasses, have used them for years. I was just noticing the paint was starting to go on one of them when I was washing them by hand.

It was at least more than 10 years ago, may have been twenty.


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Re: Samuel Adams glasses
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2021, 10:12:50 PM »
10 yearsb sounds about right.  I ended up with 4 and broke 2, so my wife ordered a couple more.  Still nice galsses,but not the quality of the original
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Re: Samuel Adams glasses
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2021, 10:13:46 PM »
10 years about. Def not 20

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Re: Samuel Adams glasses
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2021, 05:37:26 PM »
Long enough ago that I couldn't remember where I got them - but I still have them!  Considering how rough I am (and my friends are) on glassware, it is a surprise that they remain intact.
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Re: Samuel Adams glasses
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2021, 05:27:19 AM »
I think they came out about 11 or 12 years ago. But I could be wrong.
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Re: Samuel Adams glasses
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2021, 01:37:03 PM »
IIRC, it might have been in either Cincinnati in 2008 or Minneapolis in 2010.  I would be betting on Cincinnati since Jim Koch gave the keynote address that year   it definitely was not Oakland in 2009 since I didn't attend that conference.  I still have four of those glasses here that I rarely use since we usually drink our beers out of 12 ounce belgian tulip glasses.
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Re: Samuel Adams glasses
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2021, 04:20:33 PM »
I have one of the original glasses left.  I didn't get it at the conference, my wife ordered them as a gift.
I also have a few of the newer "crystal" (or something type) which are much lighter and more fragile.

I was moving a table and caught the leg of table all my glassware was on one day.  A lot of nice glassware died that day.   :'(

The originals were great, heavy, and really stood up well.

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