Rum Barrel Aged Imperial Beam Me Up, Stouty

It has come to our attention that a batch of our Rum Barrel Aged Imperial Beam Me Up, Stouty has been potentially compromised.

We regularly test all of our beers that go into distribution and we have found that a small portion of this beer could be affected. The affected beer has gone through our quality control and we have picked up on an undesirable flavor that has recently developed.

Please note, there are no health or safety risks involved with the consumption of this beer, it is strictly a matter of flavor.

If you feel that you have purchased any compromised Rum Barrel Aged Imperial Beam Me Up, Stouty; please reach out to us at

In order to receive a refund – you will need to provide information on where you purchased the beer, and will need to supply a photo of the bottles you have with a code that will be given to you when you email. You must claim your refund by November 30th, 2018. We will no longer be issuing refunds after November 30th, 2018.

Saugatuck Brewing Company maintains a high standard for all production beers and we want to be proactive and transparent about this potential issue with our beer. As always, it is our goal to provide you with the best beer available and we won’t allow anything to fall below our standard.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this has caused for our beer lovers. Thank you in advance for reaching out to us with any questions or concerns.


Ric Gillete – President
PJ Goudreault – Production Manager
Steven Scheerhorn – Head Brewer

*Please note, this does NOT affect any of our other beers, including our regular (non-barrel aged) Beam Me Up, Stouty or any other barrel aged beers. This is an isolated incident with RBAIBMUS.





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