Sam Adams toasts Big Papi's career with a new beer - Bring Me The News

Sam Adams toasts Big Papi's career with a new beer

Boston brewer to honor "Big Papi" with his own beer.
Author:
Publish date:
Image placeholder title

Samuel Adams is honoring former Minnesota Twins and Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz with a limited release beer that will be called "Big Hapi."

Of course the beer is named after Ortiz's popular nickname "Big Papi."

He retired following a 19-year Major League career. Ortiz spent his first six years with the Twins, before spending the remainder of it with the Red Sox.

The Boston-based brewery is specifically issuing 541 bottles of "Big Hapi" on Friday to honor each home run that Ortiz hit during his 19-year Major League career.

"We're thrilled to honor our hometown baseball hero by doing what we do best, brewing beer, and giving craft beer and baseball fans a commemorative brew to honor an extraordinary legend," said Samuel Adams Founder Jim Koch in a press release.

The company says Ortiz will get one of the bottles himself – No. 34 to be exact.

"Big Hapi" is described as a mango-infused double-IPA and has an 8% ABV. The company says it "boasts strong citrus and tropical notes, a piney backbone and resinous flavor."

It will be for sale one day only and all of the proceeds from the sales will go toward the David Ortiz Children's Fund.

Related

Next Up