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Where to get growlers of beer in Austin?

I'm interested in getting a growler of craft brew locally. What options are there other than North by Northwest (which I've tried and I like, but looking for someplace different).

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  1. Did the Bitter End ever open back up after their fire? You could get growlers there.

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    1. re: achtungpv

      Nope Bitter End is a goner. R.I.P.

      1. re: jwynne2000

        Uncle Billy's has them, as TAF speculates below, accd. to DR.

    2. You might try calling the Draught House to see if they can help you out. Their house beers are quite tasty.

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      Draught House Pub & Brewery
      4112 Medical Pkwy, Austin, TX

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      1. re: ashes

        I would taste them first. While I love the bar, their house beers are sometimes almost undrinkable.

      2. nxnw sells growlers of their microbrews. http://www.nxnwbrew.com/

        1. Draught House and Lovejoys both sell beer in growlers, although I'm not sure either one sells the growler itself. I would think Uncle Billy's, which I believe is the ex-Bitter End brewer, would also fill a growler for you.

          1. The Alamo Drafthouse at Lakecreek sells growlers. I know it's not exactly what you were asking for, but thought i'd mention it.

            1. Not sure if you would consider this local or not, but the Bed and Brew in Fredricksburg sells and fills growlers with their house-brewed beer. Most of it's not bad.

              1. Thanks for all the pointers! I appreciate it.

                1. Try Austin Home Brew... they carry them! YAY!

                  1. Fion Wine Pub has growlers