SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 12, 2012
The Boston Beer Company, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code (617) 368-5000
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2 below):
Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On December 12, 2012, The Boston Beer Company, Inc. disclosed financial information increasing the 2012 earnings per diluted share range and the 2013 depletion projection in an earnings release, a copy of which is set forth in the attached Exhibit 99.
The information in this Form 8-K and the Exhibit 99 attached hereto is being furnished and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the Exchange Act) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing, unless expressly incorporated by specific reference in such filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Exhibit 99 Release of The Boston Beer Company, Inc. dated December 12, 2012.
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.