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Growlers
09-01-2010, 01:58 AM
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Growlers
Anybody heard of these? A local brewery (J. Rhodells) sells growlers, which are essentially large jugs. Think moonshine. So you get it for a certain price, full of beer. Then you can take it back and have it re-filled (well, I think they swap you out a new one each time so they can steam clean it) with whatever brew you'd like. They sell a few national brands at the brewery, but also sell their own artisan beers - a few stable lines, then a few seasonal flavors, and even a line that changes the recipe slightly each month. Pretty cool and the price on refills is very reasonable. If I drank a lot of beer, I'd be all over it.
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09-07-2010, 09:41 PM
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RE: Growlers
Most brewerys sell those, some only at the brewery itself, others do sell them through regular liquor stores (or whatever the equivalent is around the country)
I've collected a bunch of them here and there, and actually reuse them 9when I don't get them refilled at the brewery) for my homebrewing.
Easier to put a bunch in big half-gallon jugs than in small 12-oz bottles... or even the 22-oz ones I normally use.
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04-05-2011, 03:01 PM
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RE: Growlers
I first heard of those when I went to a place called Du Claw in Maryland, they're a pub and restaurant but they brew their own beer and bring out a new one every so often. I managed to time it right for the introduction of their Scotch Ale called <drumroll>....Twisted Kilt...lol! But I have to say, when I first heard them use the term "Growler" I just about fell off my bar stool!

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04-05-2011, 03:53 PM
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RE: Growlers
(04-05-2011 03:01 PM)Scottish_lass Wrote:  I first heard of those when I went to a place called Du Claw in Maryland, they're a pub and restaurant but they brew their own beer and bring out a new one every so often. I managed to time it right for the introduction of their Scotch Ale called <drumroll>....Twisted Kilt...lol! But I have to say, when I first heard them use the term "Growler" I just about fell off my bar stool!

I have heard the term used in the UK for an ugly woman out on the town. Growler that is.....

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04-05-2011, 07:13 PM
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RE: Growlers
Also a term for a very difficult moment in the bathroom.... (via Dennis Miller) I'll let you deduct the rest.

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04-06-2011, 11:45 AM
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RE: Growlers
In the immortal words of my long lost brother in law who passed away 14 years ago....."Come on ICE SCREAM!!!"

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