Beer Growlers Roaring at Brewpubs and Stores as a New Old Way to Buy Beer

To claim that this article is a little out of date is obvious. And the Professor had to provide a picture of a different type of growler; for they come in many different styles. The article seems to focus on one type, and not even one of the better Grolsch-style of growlers that can be opened, closed, over and over again. But the article does provide an interesting perspective on growlers from a state that just legalized it a couple of years ago- PGA

From AP and Washington Post. No author credited

PORTLAND, Maine — Ed McAleer likes to drink his brown ale and IPA straight from a beer tap. But he doesn’t need to be in a pub to do so.

When he has a hankering for a draft beer at home, McAleer pours himself a cold one from a growler, a refillable 64-ounce glass jug that he buys from Federal Jack’s, a brewpub and restaurant in his hometown of Kennebunkport. If he’s having friends over, he’ll sometimes pick up two or three growlers filled with different types of beer so his guests can sample a variety.

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