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New Recall For Exploding Beer

The Angry Orchard Cider Company has been experiencing major success in the alcoholic beverage market. It has been so popular that the company is expanding to the United Kingdom, and will start exporting in the fall. However, reports of exploding beer may slow the company’s expansion. The FDA has posted a voluntary recall of Angry Orchard’s Crisp Apple Hard Cider due to issues that could make opening the bottle unsafe. The issue is caused by a process called refermentation, which happens when a drink ferments for a second time. How Does Refermentation Happen? When making alcoholic beverages, brewers use yeast to break down sugars and turn them into alcohol. To get the flavor they want, brewers have to remove the yeast from the batch at a particular time. If some of that yeast manages to make it into a bottle, it can change the flavor of the beverage, increase alcohol…
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