The Boston Beer Company, Inc. is a major American brewing company known for its flagship brand, Samuel Adams beer. The company was founded in 1984 by Jim Koch in Boston, Massachusetts, and is credited with playing a significant role in the craft beer revolution in the United States. Boston Beer Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SAM." The company's success in the craft beer market has made it a notable player in the brewing industry, and it continues to be one of the largest craft breweries in the United States.
Boston Beer Company is engaged in the production and distribution of a variety of craft beers, hard ciders, and flavored malt beverages. Their products are known for their high-quality ingredients and traditional brewing methods, which have garnered them a loyal customer base among beer enthusiasts.
Samuel Adams, named after the American patriot and brewer Samuel Adams, quickly became the company's most recognizable and successful brand. Over the years, Boston Beer Company has expanded its product line to include other craft beers and innovative beverages, meeting the changing preferences of consumers.
In addition to Samuel Adams, some of the other popular brands under the Boston Beer Company portfolio include Angry Orchard Hard Cider, Twisted Tea, and Truly Hard Seltzer. The company has also collaborated with other breweries and introduced limited-edition beers to further diversify its offerings and appeal to a wider range of consumers.