Boston brewer pushes new limits on extreme beer
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RUSSELL CONTRERAS Associated Press Writer BOSTON
It is banned in 13 states including Montana and sure doesn't come in a six-pack. The maker of Samuel Adams beer has released an updated version of its biennial beer Utopias now the highest alcohol content beer on the market. At 27 percent alcohol by volume and $150 a bottle, the limited release of the brandy-colored Utopias comes as more brewers take advantage of improvements in science to boost potency and enhance taste. "Just part of trying to push the envelope," said Jim Koch, founder and owner of the Boston Beer Co. The maker of Sam Adams...