XNYS:SAM Boston Beer Company, Inc. Class A Insider Activity 4 Filing - 4/4/2012

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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
KOCH C JAMES
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
BOSTON BEER CO INC [SAM]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director __X__ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Chairman
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O THE BOSTON BEER COMPANY, ONE DESIGN CENTER PLACE, SUITE 850
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
04/04/2012
(Street)

BOSTON, MA 02210
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Class A Common 04/04/2012   S   1,900 D $104.1022(1)(3) 255,443 D  
Class A Common 04/04/2012   S   1,100 D $104.8695(2)(3) 254,343 D  
Class A Common               23,486 I Custodian for children under UGTMA
Class A Common               3,656 I By spouse as custodian for children under UGTMA
Class A Common               2,532 I By spouse in trust for children
Class A Common               36,000 I By spouse in trust under GRAT

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
KOCH C JAMES
C/O THE BOSTON BEER COMPANY
ONE DESIGN CENTER PLACE, SUITE 850
BOSTON, MA 02210
  X   X   Chairman  

Signatures

 Kathleen H. Wade under POA for the benefit of C. James Koch   04/04/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) The price shown is the weighted average sale price for the transactions reported on this line. The range of sale prices for 1,900 shares is from $103.67 to $104.59.
(2) The price shown is the weighted average sale price for the transactions reported on this line. The range of sale prices for 1,100 shares is from $104.78 to $104.97.
(3) The reporting person will provide, upon request from the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Registrant or a shareholder of the Registrant, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price.

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