Wednesday
May 12 2021
12:54 PM
banner-icon1 banner-icon2 banner-icon3

Local Oregon News

Local News Index


Previous story Samuel Adams' new beer is too strong to be legal in Oregon Next story
     


Story by KATU News - Story Source
Published on Saturday October 19, 2019 - 3:34 AM

 
Samuel Adams' new Halloween beer is so scary strong – it's illegal in 15 states, including Oregon.

That's because the beer, called "Utopias," has a frighteningly high alcohol content of 28 percent per bottle.

To put that into perspective, a regular Samuel Adams lager has an alcohol content of just 5 percent.

The price tag on a bottle of "Utopias" might also chill your spine. Suggested retail is $210.

According to Forbes, this is Samuel Adams' 11th batch of the Utopias line, which they've been offering in limited releases since 2002.

"Utopias" is available to purchase in Washington.

It is illegal in the following 15 states:

Alabama Arkansas Georgia Idaho Missouri Mississippi Montana New Hampshire North Carolina Oklahoma Oregon South Carolina Utah Vermont West Virginia