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Sierra Nevada Hop Hunter beer (Sierra Nevada)

Sierra Nevada issued a huge recall over fears of broken glass in its beers


Popular craft brewery Sierra Nevada issued a recall covering eight varieties of beer in 36 states over concerns that broken glass could be in the drink.

The company's Mills River, N.C., brewery found a "very limited number" of bottles that could have defects that led to broken glass in the bottle, according to a press release.

Mike Bennett, chief supply chain officer, said the defect affected roughly 1 in every 10,000 bottles, and no injuries have been reported.

These beers, if packaged between December 5 and January 13 and with a code "M" on the package, are affected.

  • Sierra Nevada Pale ale in six-, 12- and 24-packs (until January 8)
  • Beer Camp Golden IPA in six- and 12-packs
  • Sidecar Orange Pale Ale in six- and 12-packs
  • Torpedo Extra IPA in six- and 12-packs
  • Tropical Torpedo six-packs
  • Nooner six-packs
  • Hop Hunter six- and 12-packs
  • Otra Vez six-packs

The recall applies to beer bought in the District of Columbia and these states:
Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.


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