SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
|Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):||October 5, 2017|
The Boston Beer Company, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|One Design Center Place, Suite 850, Boston, Massachusetts||02210|
(Address of principal executive offices)
|Registrants telephone number, including area code:||(617) 368-5000|
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
Increase in Aggregate Expenditure Limit to Stock Repurchase Program
On October 5, 2017, the Board of Directors of the Company authorized an increase in the aggregate expenditure limit under the Companys stock repurchase program of $150.0 million, thereby increasing the limit from $781.0 million to $931.0 million.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|The Boston Beer Company, Inc.|
|October 10, 2017||By:||
/s/ Frank H. Smalla
|Name: Frank H. Smalla|
|Title: Treasurer & Chief Financial Officer|