Alltech Brewing & Distilling issues recall over flavor, color concerns

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – Alltech is recalling batches of its Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale and Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel Ale due to issues with flavor and color.

Alltech spokeswoman Susanna Elliott tells the Lexington Herald-Leader ( ) that while there are no health or safety concerns, the batches produced by Alltech Brewing and Distilling Co. between July 1 and Sept. 19 did not meet the company’s quality standards.

Customers are encouraged to return the beer covered under the recall to stores where they purchased it.  The voluntary recall affects only Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale & Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel Ale with Born on Dates of July 1, 2016 – Sept. 19, 2016.  The Born on Date can be found on the neck of the bottle and will be displayed as 070116 – 091916.

Elliott said Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, which is distributed in 25 states, should return to stores in the coming week. She says the pumpkin ale will return to stores next year.

Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale was launched in 2006.. Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel Ale was launched in fall 2013.


Information from: Lexington Herald-Leader,


Copyright 2016 The Associated Press.

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