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  • noun Plural form of growler.


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  • On-the-spot pours (also avail in growlers to go) are spread over twelve taps, with the opening rotation including Arcadia's Jaw-Jacker Pumpkin Ale, Oskar Blues 'Dale's Pale Ale, Coney Island Sword Swallower, and a a house favorite, "extravagantly hopped, full flavored, medium bodied, and copper colored" West Coast IPA from Green Flash, so good you'll think you're the savor-er of the universe.

    Thrillist: Good Beer NYC: Beer To Go...Or Stay Thrillist 2010

  • Though Schiff's change targets restaurants, a first-of-its-kind microbrewery and taproom could open across the street from St. Cyril's because the proposal includes a clause that allows breweries selling jugs of beer called growlers to locate near churches. rss feed 2011

  • One bill allows beer connoisseurs to fill up their "growlers" - beer to-go jugs, for those unfamiliar - with local brews on tap at specialty-beer retail stores.

    The Seattle Times 2011

  • There is no chart for icebergs, and "growlers" are formidable opponents to encounter at any time.

    Le Petit Nord or, Annals of a Labrador Harbour Katie Spalding 1911

  • Even the drivers of the "growlers" were moderately cheerful -- a very rare occurrence -- and the blind man of

    The Prophet of Berkeley Square Robert Smythe Hichens 1907

  • The boats were lowered at one hour after noon, and the landing was slowly and methodically begun: too slowly for the patience of the old guard -- the old "growlers" with grizzled moustache and furrowed cheeks, down which tears of joy and enthusiasm were trickling at sight of the shores of France.

    The Bronze Eagle A Story of the Hundred Days Emmuska Orczy Orczy 1906

  • Taxicabs and "growlers" were mixed in apparently inextricable confusion.

    The Man Who Knew Edgar Wallace 1903

  • On our main thoroughfares, the stream of omnibuses is quite as unbroken as the stream of electric and cable cars in New York; our van traffic is at least as heavy; and we have in addition the host of creeping "growlers" and darting hansoms, which is almost without counterpart in New York.

    America To-day, Observations and Reflections William Archer 1890

  • The water is also full of small ones, called "growlers", that stick up only about a metre above the waves.

    Mail & Guardian Online 2010

  • While customers can stop in at a number of local breweries for "growlers," refillable half-gallon jugs, bottled craft beers are often available at liquor stores and some supermarkets as well. Top Stories 2010


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