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Old 06-02-2010, 01:55 PM   #1
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Default Two Hearted Infection Hits Bells

Looks like the trial of a new sanitizing procedure bit Bells in the butt. The company is voluntarily recalling two bottled batches of Two Hearted Ale--batches 9663 & 9674.

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Old 06-02-2010, 03:03 PM   #2
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So sad.......

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Oh my god, I had a sixer that I finished last week. I had a couple bottles that seemed "funky." Honestly I thought it was my tastebuds. I had cooked salmon for dinner that night, so I thought it was just a bad combination of the salmon and the beer.

It was bottle 4 and 5. The next day I finished bottle 6 and it tasted fine. So I just figured it was me.

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Still got an empty? You can see if it's one of the tainted batch numbers.

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Still got an empty? You can see if it's one of the tainted batch numbers.
Yeah I think I still have them. It was at my Girlfirend's. I'll have to check tonight.

But it sure was funky tasting.
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I BOUGHT A WHOLE PHUCKING CASE OF THE BAD BATCH!!!!! It was for a party, and I knew it was infected immediately....but my friends had managed to guzzle a sixer of it before I had one to notice....I'm definitely getting a refund or exchange, the stuff is expensive.

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I had one at a buddies house back on the 7th of May that I could have sworn wasn't right.... Very astringent... Wonder if it's from the bad batch.

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Good for Bell's to call it out and ask for bottles back. Not every brewery would do this.

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very commendable in my opinion.

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We had a couple of Oberons from this years batch that seemed very off. Too bad no recalls on that.

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