Guide to Valentine’s Day Beer and Food Pairings

Some people mistakenly think of Valentine’s Day as a “wine holiday,” (we’re using our finger quotes on this one) but we know better. Instead, we think you should impress your Valentine with some excellent beer and food pairings! Chef David Burke and Gianni Cavicchi, the Beer and Wine Expert at Tour de France Restaurant Group NYC, compiled a pairing guide for common aphrodisiac foods and a few of the beers in our Spring Brews Variety Pack.  You know, to help make this Valentine’s Day one to remember…

Oysters: Pair with Cold Snap

The saltiness of the oysters is enhanced by the citrus notes in Cold Snap.  The pairing ends with a light, crisp finish, and the wheat and subtle pepper notes in the beer cleanse your palate. Read More

Cooking with Beer for the Big Game: Sausage, Beer, & Cheese Soup with Samuel Adams Cold Snap

Even though our team didn’t make it to the big game this year, we’re still looking forward to watching football with friends and family on Sunday. Karl’s Sausage Kitchen, a Boston based Brewing the American Dream beneficiary, came up with a great recipe that we think will be a crowd pleaser – no matter which team you’re rooting for.

Sausage, Beer & Cheese Soup with Samuel Adams Cold Snap


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Snap Out of It with Cold Snap

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Are the colder months getting you down?

In honor of our newest spring seasonal, Cold Snap, we’re giving you a chance to escape the cold with a trip for you and a guest to Hawaii for five days and four nights! You can enter to win through our Facebook page or at

We’re also giving away another prize to help you get over your winter blues. There are two ways to enter:

Visit to share a #SnapOutofIt photo. To enter, all you need to do is upload a photo, select a Samuel Adams Cold Snap frame, and post it to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with the #SnapOutOfIt hashtag.

You can also go to our Flight Builder to create your ideal spring flight (including a Cold Snap of course) and share it on Facebook or Twitter.

We’ll randomly select five winners through each entry option who will receive a $100 American Express gift card.

We’ll be accepting entries until the end of February, so be sure to get yours in!

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