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MiiR Insulated Growler Bottle, Black, 64-Ounce recommended by Skillet Director
GrowlerWerks Stainless Steel uKeg Carbonated Growler, 64 oz recommended by Skillet Director
Stanley Classic Growler, Hammertone Green, 2 Quart recommended by Skillet Director
Yukon Growlers Insulated Beer Growler - Keep Your Beer Cold and Carbonated for 24 Hours - Stainless Steel Vacuum Water Bottle with Carrying Case Also Keeps Coffee Hot - Improved Lid - 64 oz recommended by Skillet Director
Stainless Steel Insulated Beer Growler - 64 oz Water Bottle - Includes Carry Case - Double Wall Vacuum Sealed Wide Mouth Design. Five Year Guarantee! Perfect Temperature Control from eegl recommended by Skillet Director
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MiiR Stainless Steel Insulated Growler Bottle
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MiiR Insulated Growler Bottle, Black, 64-Ounce recommended by Skillet Director
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GrowlerWerks Stainless Steel uKeg Carbonated Growler, 64 oz recommended by Skillet Director
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GrowlerWerks Stainless Steel uKeg Carbonated Growler
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Stanley Classic Growler, Hammertone Green, 2 Quart recommended by Skillet Director
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Stanley Classic Vacuum Insulated Growler
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Yukon Growlers Insulated Beer Growler - Keep Your Beer Cold and Carbonated for 24 Hours - Stainless Steel Vacuum Water Bottle with Carrying Case Also Keeps Coffee Hot - Improved Lid - 64 oz recommended by Skillet Director
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Yukon Growlers Insulated Beer Growler
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Stainless Steel Insulated Beer Growler - 64 oz Water Bottle - Includes Carry Case - Double Wall Vacuum Sealed Wide Mouth Design. Five Year Guarantee! Perfect Temperature Control from eegl recommended by Skillet Director
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eegl Stainless Steel Insulated Beer Growler
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Beer 101: Growlers

Growler Buyers’ Guide

What is a beer growler?

A beer growler is a type of container designed to store beer while it is being transported. It is an air-tight jug that will allow you to move draft beer from one place to another without having to worry about quality degradation. There are a few different types of beer growlers, made from different materials. Glass beer growlers are the most popular and are widely available. Keep in mind that a clear growler is not the best choice, as a beer can go bad from sun exposure. Stainless steel beer growlers are easy to carry around and don’t break easily. They can also keep your drink cold much longer than the other options. Ceramic beer growlers are harder to find and a bit more expensive, but they look very good.

How many ounces in a growler?

The most popular size of the growler holds 64 U.S. fl oz of beer.

How long does beer last in a growler?

The amount of time beer will last in a growler depends on a few factors such as the conditions it is held in and how it was filled. If the beer growler remains unopened and chilled while also being tightly sealed than the beer will surely stay fresh for several days and usually even longer, especially if the bar has a filling system that inserts carbon dioxide into the growler. Once you open the growler, the beer will stay fresh for around 36 hours before it goes flat, but it is recommended that you drink it right after it is opened to ensure maximum flavor. If the bar you are getting the beer from only places a tube to the bottom of the growler and cap on foam, then this beer can stay fresh 2-3 weeks after being filled. If the brewery counter pressure fills the growler, then this beer can last up to several months.

How to clean a growler?

You must keep your growler clean, as a seller may refuse to fill it or may require you to buy a new growler if it smells or has residues inside. The cleaning process is very easy, you just have to rinse the growler with hot water a few times right after you empty it; swirl the water thoroughly to rinse out all the remaining beer. If you have no time or forget to rinse the growler immediately then rinse the growler with hot and soapy water. Then thoroughly rinse until there is no more soap residue. Make sure there are no soap traces inside the residue or you might risk having your next batch of beer taste soapy.

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Author: Mark Miller

I have graduated The Culinary Institute of America in 2013 and became a chef assistant in one of New York city restaurants. As a talented young cook I began to move up the career ladder – just a few years later I'm worked as a chef in the most prestigious restaurants. Early in my career, I attended many workshops and seminars in Europe and the United States. The training took place at Michelin 3*-4* restaurants and cooking schools.