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Where to get growlers of beer in Austin?

shanntastic Oct 8, 2007 03:15 PM

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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    achtungpv RE: shanntastic Oct 8, 2007 05:28 PM

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

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      jwynne2000 RE: achtungpv Oct 9, 2007 04:28 AM

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

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        TroyTempest RE: jwynne2000 Oct 9, 2007 09:44 AM

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

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      ashes RE: shanntastic Oct 8, 2007 05:45 PM

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

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

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        cibodivino RE: ashes Oct 9, 2007 11:56 AM

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

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        ktown378 RE: shanntastic Oct 8, 2007 09:40 PM

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

        1. TAF RE: shanntastic Oct 9, 2007 06:48 AM

          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.

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            ssouth RE: shanntastic Oct 9, 2007 09:25 AM

            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. Bat Guano RE: shanntastic Oct 9, 2007 12:20 PM

              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. shanntastic RE: shanntastic Oct 10, 2007 07:32 AM

                Thanks for all the pointers! I appreciate it.

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                  babylonfive RE: shanntastic Mar 30, 2010 01:21 PM

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

                  1. amykragan RE: shanntastic Mar 30, 2010 01:32 PM

                    Fion Wine Pub has growlers

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