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Goose Island Bourbon County - Recalled Batches

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    September 24, 2016 6:20 PM PDT
    • Batches of the 2015 Bourbon County Brand Stout bottles affected were bottled on the following dates:
      • Oct. 9, Oct. 12, Oct. 21, Oct. 22, Oct. 23, Oct. 26, Oct. 30, Nov. 4 and Nov. 5.
    • The lone batch of Proprietor's Bourbon County Stout was affected and was brewed on:
      • Sept. 18.


    Goose Island Beer also recalled two more of its 2015 Bourbon County batch (Coffee Stout & Barleywine) beers after confirming they were infected with a type of bacteria in the lactobacillus family.

    Nine dated bottlings (See dates above in bold) of the well known Bourbon County Brand Stout and all of its special-to-Chicago Proprietor's Bourbon County Brand Stout had traces of lactobacillus acetotolerans, a type of bacteria that produces lactic acid which causes an off putting taste in beers.

    The bacteria, while not harmful to human health in the levels found in the beers, tend to have a souring effect to beer. These bacteria are among the most common reasons that beer spoil.

    This post was edited by admin at September 24, 2016 6:27 PM PDT