Tag: Growler

Jeff HouckAugust 28, 2015

In the beer world, a growler is a vessel used for transporting freshly brewed beer. The legend goes that the name came from the sound of carbon dioxide escaping from beneath the lid of the metal pails used in the 1930s to transport beer. These days, growlers have evolved into glass jugs. The escaping gas? […]

James CallMarch 16, 2015

The Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee quenched Sen. Jack Latvala’s thirst for votes by unanimously passing his proposal to end the state’s prohibition on growler-size beer containers. Florida law allows beer to be sold in sizes up to 32 ounces and more than 128 ounces but not in the half-gallon containers that are the favorite of craft beer aficionados […]

James CallFebruary 4, 2015

Sen. Jack Latvala Wednesday tabled his growler bill after 95 minutes of public testimony and 20 minutes of debate. Florida is one of two states that prohibit a 64-ounce container for beer. Crafter breweries have been fighting for three years to get what they say is the most popular size for containers available in Florida. […]


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