Bowen Island Brewing recalls two beers because of can defects

Bowen Island Brewing has voluntarily recalled two of its craft beers due to concerns about can defects.

The affected products are:

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* Bowen Island - Artisan IPA, lot numbers L18207, L18187, L18215

* Bowen Island - West Coast Lager, lot number L18207

The beers are sold as six-packs and the lot number is on the bottom of each can. If you have cans of the affected lots, you can return the beer to the store where you purchased it and receive a full refund.

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The BC Liquor Distribution Branch issued this photo of a defective rim.

The BC Liquor Distribution Branch says “the rims on some cans are not seamed properly and may have sharp metal sticking out from the rim.”

All private retailers, hospitality customers and BC Liquor Stores are pulling the product from shelves.

Bowen Island beer is brewed in Kamloops by Northern Beverages.

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