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Sierra Nevada Brewery Issues 36-State Recall of Select Beers

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Image: A bartender at Sierra Nevada Brewing Company pours a beer for a customer at the brewery's taproom in Mills River, North Carolina on July 11, 2016.
A bartender at Sierra Nevada Brewing Company pours a beer for a customer at the brewery's taproom in Mills River, North Carolina on July 11, 2016.Jacob Biba / The Washington Post/Getty Images

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SAN FRANCISCO — Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. has announced a recall of certain 12-ounce bottles of its pale ales, IPA's and other beers after detecting a packaging flaw that could cause a piece of glass to break off into the bottle.

In a statement Sunday, it said the recall applies to eight different types of its craft beers purchased in 36 states across the Midwest, the South and East Coast of the United States.

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The recalled beers were packaged between Dec. 5, 2016, and Jan. 13, 2017.

The recall was issued after quality inspections at the company's Mills River, North Carolina, brewery detected a limited number of bottles made with a flaw "that may cause a small piece of glass to break off and possibly fall into the bottle," the statement said.

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