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Food & dining

99 Bottles

Spring beers in winter

Several readers wrote me to express their disappointment after ordering a Samuel Adams Winter Lager and being told by their server that the establishment had already moved on to Samuel Adams Alpine Spring. One Boston reader even said the bar he was at stopped serving Winter Lager on New Year’s Eve.

Boston Beer Company founder Jim Koch explained the early release of his company’s seasonal beers in a statement to the Globe:

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