Samuel Adams Opens Applications for Brewing the American Dream Experienceship

Samuel Adams invites brewers nationwide to apply for its 12th annual Brewing & Business Experienceship, offering valuable mentorship for craft brewery founders through its philanthropy program, Brewing the American Dream.

Together with the 2022 Experienceship winner, Checkerspot Brewing Co. out of Baltimore, MD, Samuel Adams announces a limited-edition collaboration brew, the result of an immersive brew day with Checkerspot founders Judy and Rob Neff at the Samuel Adams Boston Taproom earlier this year.

Each year the Experienceship offers one up-and-coming craft brewer the unique opportunity to access unparalleled resources and support, culminating in a collaboration beer release brewed together with experts at Samuel Adams Boston Brewery.

This year's collaboration beer is a rye IPA utilizing Vienna Rye Malt sourced from local Maryland purveyor, Bear Branch Malt, and will be available in limited quantities on tap at Samuel Adams Boston Brewery and Checkerspot Brewing Co. in Baltimore.

"Winning Brewing the American Dream's Experienceship has been better than we could have ever imagined," said Judy Neff, co-founder of Checkerspot Brewing Company. "The mentorship from experts across Samuel Adams and The Boston Beer Company is so valuable to a smaller brewery like Checkerspot, at a critical time in our brewery's growth."

Entries are open through April 10th for the 12th Brewing the American Dream Experienceship at Select finalists will be invited to the second annual Crafting Dreams Beer Bash in New York City this summer to share their stories and beer with Samuel Adams representatives and media while drinkers can influence the next winner.

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