This is a photo of me pulling slurry from a fermenter.
And, here, below, is a screenshot of a gentleman pulling a sample of beer from a barrel. It's a still from a currently running Sam Adams beer ad called "Be Original. Stay Independent.
He looks remarkably like me.
Am I now shilling for Boston Beer? Am I eligible for residuals?
No! That is not I. Are we looking at a doppelganger?
- There is no direct link to the commercial, but it can be seen on the Samuel Adams website.
- A friend in the business tells me that the gentlemen in the advertisement is one Jonathan Mastin, Senior Brewing & Quality Scientist for Boston Beer.