Tag: Growlers

The Power Is Yours: Customizing the Drinker Experience Feature by

The brewing industry is entering a new entrepreneurial phase, where satellite businesses give consumers the power to move from a one-size-fits-all drinking experience to one that’s highly tailored to the individual.

Small But Mighty: The Synek Growler Adapter Innovation by

Opening up the tabletop draft system to any available draft beer, the growler adapter is a must-have accessory for Synek owners.

Skipping the Store: Will Beer Delivery Services Change Consumer Behavior? Feature by

With the rise of mobile commerce, beer-delivery services are shaking up the status quo, from customized 24-packs to freshly filled growlers direct from local breweries.

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Papazian Steps Down as Brewers Association President; Wolaver’s stops production; growler delivery service launches in San Francisco and Illinois nuns sue for right to brew.

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Pabst to open pilot brewery in Milwaukee; Norwegian brewers recreate Viking beer recipe; Ontario’s Liquor Control Board introduces Craft Beer Zones; and breweries aid South Carolina flood victims.

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Pope’s visit inspires brewers; Lagunitas and Saint Archer make big ownership moves; and grocery stores add beer taps.

Crowlers, the Glass Growler Alternative, Catch On News by

Colorado-based Oskar Blues Brewery worked with Ball—the manufacturer that patented the Crowler cans—to develop the Crowler seaming machine.

Cleaner, Greener Growlers Innovation by

While convenient, environmentally friendly and cost-effective, the increasingly popular growler can present problems to brewers and tap houses: No matter how incredible the beer, it’s ultimately influenced by what’s going on inside it.

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Anheuser-Bush Acquires 10 Barrel Brewing; New App Aims to Catalog Every Beer in the US; Beer Bar Files Suit Against Florida Growler Ban; and Green Flash Brewing Acquires Alpine Beer Co.

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Droughts force California brewers to reevaluate water sources; Southeastern politicians seek to reinforce three-tier system; Shanghai beer festival spotlights China’s growing craft scene; and Cigar City’s Joey Redner on Hunahpu’s snafu.

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Beer can house in Texas receives landmark status; angry neighbors seek to cut down Tree House; California growler-fill law receives new interpretation; and Shipyard founding partner changes roles.

Save The Growlers! Innovation by

The Growler Saver is a patent-pending cap that fits most traditional growlers and ensures a draft-like beer pour, even after breaking the original seal.

Scott Smith of East End Brewing Company 9 Steps to Beerdom by

For Scott Smith, drinking good beer led to brewing it at home, and making 5-gallon batches in the kitchen ended in Smith quitting his job, emptying his savings account and opening East End Brewing, a production brewery in a dilapidated Pittsburgh warehouse.

Saving the World, Growler by Growler Innovation by

Hydro Flask is a company that makes beverage bottles—from 12-ounce single-serves to 64-ounce growler-sized vessels, with several sizes in between. Made from food-grade 18/8 stainless steel, these reusable containers also feature double-wall vacuum insulation.

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Anheuser-Busch: brewing your area code?; Sunoco testing growlers to-go in western NY; beloved friend of beer, Ray Deter, passes away; Senate Small Brewers’ Caucus formed; and change in Massachusetts law threatens dozens of small brewers.

A “Designated Dryer” for Growlers Innovation by

One of the glories of the growler is that you can reuse it, making it not only a cost-effective vessel, but also a pretty darn environmentally friendly one, too. But there’s one downside to the typical growler: cleaning and drying.

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The end of cardboard beer coasters?; Atlantic Brewing acquires Bar Harbor Brewing; Kirin seeks to acquire Lion Nathan’s; Maine’s changing growler laws; A beery economic stimulus; Dogfish Head begins expansion process; and Red Stripe to can.

Beer with Wheels Innovation by

The growlers’ success got Hoops thinking: Instead of people always coming to the beer store to buy their growlers, why not take the growlers to the customers—just like the milkman used to do.

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