Jim Koch

About Jim Koch

Birth Day: May 27, 1949
Birth Place: United States
Alma mater: Harvard University
Known for: co-founder and chairman of the Boston Beer Company
Spouse(s): Cynthia Fisher

Jim Koch

Jim Koch was born on May 27, 1949 in United States. James Koch, the man behind Samuel Adams beer, is a founding father of the American craft brewery movement. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Koch landed in Boston as a Harvard student. The son of a small-time brewmaster, Koch broke family tradition and became a consultant after college. But in 1984, he dug up an old beer recipe his great-great grandfather had used in the 1870s, brewed a batch in his kitchen, quit his job, and started selling Sam Adams. Boston Beer had 2013 revenues of $794 million and sells more than 50 different types of beer in every state in the U.S. and 20 foreign countries.
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Occupation Food and Beverage
Age 74 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born May 27, 1949 (United States)
Birthday May 27
Town/City United States
Nationality United States

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Jim Koch’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini is expressive and quick-witted, it represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless. They are fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything they want to see.

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Jim Koch was born in the Year of the Ox. Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the Ox is steadfast, solid, a goal-oriented leader, detail-oriented, hard-working, stubborn, serious and introverted but can feel lonely and insecure. Takes comfort in friends and family and is a reliable, protective and strong companion. Compatible with Snake or Rooster.

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He is a former consultant with The Boston Consulting Group. He was formerly an Outward Bound instructor. In 1984, Koch co-founded the Boston Beer Company, the producers of Samuel Adams beer.


In spring 2016, Koch published Quench Your Own Thirst: Business Lessons Learned Over a Beer or Two.

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