Jim Koch, Founder of Boston Beer Company Jessica Harris speaks with brewer Jim Koch, founder of Boston Beer, the maker of Samuel Adams. We'll learn how Jim turned his family's beer recipe into a leading luxury beer company. Harris also meets Simon Pearce, a glass blower, potter, and the founder of Simon Pearce, Inc.
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Jim Koch, Founder of Boston Beer Company

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Jim Koch, Founder of Boston Beer Company

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Jim Koch, Founder of Boston Beer Company

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When one thinks of beer, the images of scantily clad women or football games typically come to mind. But in the last few years, beer has undergone an artisanal revolution in the United States. Who are these craft beer pioneers providing new flavors and images to the beer category? Jessica Harris's guest is one such brewer, Jim Koch, founder of Boston Beer.