Re: Beer in Plastic Bottles

Pat Franklin (
Fri, 5 Feb 1999 14:08:37 -0800 (PST)

RE: Sam Adams speaking out against beer in plastic bottles.

The plastic beer bottles are amber, so I would think Sam Adams would be one
of the first to follow Miller's lead. My guess is they'll all be falling in
line behind this NEW PACKAGE.

Container Recycling Institute

At 07:08 PM 2/4/99 -0800, Myra Nissen wrote:
>Recently I have heard a commercial for Samuel Adams beer (several times)
>promoting beer in brown glass bottles. The commercial states that Samuel
>Adams beer doesn't come in clear, green, or blue bottles because those
>colors let light in and change the flavor of the beer -- referred to as
>"skunking up the beer."
>I wonder what Samuel Adams would think about beer in plastic bottles?
>Perhaps the Samuel Adams company would be a good candidate as a
>spokesman against beer in plastic bottles.
>Myra Nissen
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