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Bad batch Southern Star Blonde Bombshell

Discussion in 'US - Southwest' started by Havion383, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. Havion383

    Havion383 Aficionado (140) Texas Sep 30, 2011

    Morning folks,

    Long time lurker here but have been on BA for quite a while. My brother had recently purchased two cases of Southern Star Blonde Bombshell. It was most definitely a bad batch of beer. It has a powerful butter flavor and was not the bombshell I have been drinking for years. Has anyone else experienced it? I ask a couple of homebrew buddies to try it as well and they agreed. Something was severely wrong.
  2. elWhite

    elWhite Aficionado (215) Texas Aug 29, 2006

    If you still have the beer, bring it back to the point of purchase and let them know. There should processes in place that will let the distributor and brewery deal with any "off" beer. I don't think there has been an entire bad batch, but sometimes shit happens with a couple cases, and it's important that we know about it. Also, it's important that you not be put off SS entirely by a bit of bad beer.

    DM me if you have any further issues.
    BeanBone likes this.
  3. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    Sounds like diacetyl.

    Weird, because I've never heard of contamination or infection issues with Southern Star before.
  4. turfy

    turfy Savant (385) Texas Mar 17, 2010

    Had a 6 pack about a month ago that was indeed bad.

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