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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 29, 2006

The Boston Beer Company, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Massachusetts    001-14092    04-3284048 
(State or other jurisdiction    (Commission    (IRS Employer 
of incorporation)    File Number)    Identification No.) 
One Design Center Place, Suite 850, Boston, MA    02210 
(Address of principal executive offices)    (Zip Code) 

Registrant's telephone number, including area code (617) 368-5000

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Item 7.01.

Regulation FD.

Martin F. Roper, President, CEO and a director of the Company, William F. Urich, Chief Financial Officer of the Company and Pearson C. Cummin, III a non-employee director of the Company, each entered into an individual sales plan pursuant to Rule 10b5-1 for trading in shares of the Registrant’s Class A common stock. The aggregate number of shares which may be sold pursuant to these three 10b5-1 sales plans is 113,040. These shares are being sold for purposes of liquidity and investment diversification and will be sold based on specified trading prices.


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. 
Date: December 1, 2006     /s/ William F. Urich 
        William F. Urich 
        Chief Financial Officer 

*Print name and title of the signing officer under his signature.