growl·​er | \ ˈgrau̇-lər How to pronounce growler (audio) \

Definition of growler

1 : one that growls
2 : a container (such as a can or pitcher) for beer bought by the measure
3 : a small iceberg

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Also, organizers said Lock 3 is permitted to allow growler sales. Marc Bona,, "Rubber City Beer Fest breweries list released," 12 Apr. 2018 The $25 million, two-story grocery features a beer growler station and a bar serving both wine and beer on the upper level. Randy Tucker,, "Hotel planned for Corryville Kroger site next to the University of Cincinnati," 9 Mar. 2017 Sunday, July 21: Butcher and the Brewer will offer 30 percent off growler fills 3-9 p.m. Marc Bona,, "Beer calendar: Platform’s Half Christmas, BrewDog takeover, more," 15 July 2019 The Greenwise bar offers beer flights and growlers, and customers are also welcome to purchase a bottle of wine and uncork it at the bar for no additional fee. Shauna Stuart |,, "This Birmingham- area Publix has a bar with wine and beer on tap," 8 July 2019 All five varieties of Bambucha Kombucha are on tap, sold for $4 for a 12-ounce glass to $9 for a refillable 32-ounce growler. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, "New Leucadia cafe specializes in live culture food, drinks," 27 June 2019 The inn’s pool becomes a go-to place for post-fest crowds to share a growler from home while cooling off from the hot June Central Coast sun. Alyssa Pereira,, "Chuck the wine. Paso Robles is a beer town now," 12 June 2019 Brewers have been advocating for the measure, which will allow Texas consumers to purchase six-packs, growler and crowlers at breweries, to take home for off-premise consumption, for more than a decade. Maggie Gordon, Houston Chronicle, "Beer To Go is officially official in Texas," 5 June 2019 Usually reserved for the upper crust of beer drinkers, Amazon's lead-in to its epic Prime Day discount extravaganza is discounting this 64oz growler for just $135, down from $170. Popular Mechanics Shop Team, Popular Mechanics, "Drink in Style With These Discounted Growlers," 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of growler

1753, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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