Village Brewery Announces Recall of Defective Growlers
On March 26, 2014 At 3:00 pm
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CALGARY, AB – Village Brewery has announced a recall of 1.89 litre growlers of its beer due to a manufacturing defect that could cause the bottles to leak or explode when the contents are agitated or heated.
According a statement released on Monday evening, the defect was discovered when a several customers reported leaking growlers, and another reported one exploding.
The brewery has subsequently confirmed that growlers of Village Monk, a seasonal chai porter, are not defective and can be kept by customers and retailers, but that other brands should be exchanged or returned.
The original recall letter appears below, and gives further details on the defect and the recall process: