Craft Beer and Growlers

What Type of Beer Bottle Should I Use for My Home Brew?

What Type of Beer Bottle Should I Use for My Home Brew?

Crafting your own homebrew beer requires the right bottle choices to preserve the integrity of your product. But how do you make the choice when there are so many options available?   Craft beers require durable, food-safe containers that ensure your beverages taste as good […]

History of the Growler

History of the Growler

Far back in the 1800s, people carried their fresh brewed beer in tin pails or glass jugs, known as growlers, from the brewery to the pub. The nickname ‘growler’ came from the sloshing sound the beer made as the pails were carried down the street. […]

Beer 101: What’s In an Ale?

Beer 101: What’s In an Ale?

Modern brewers are capitalizing on the popularity of homemade ales, creating a classic but unique beverage in a variety of flavors. Some even offer take-away growlers to attract new and interested beer enthusiasts. Likely the most traditional beer across the globe, ales date back to […]

Why Do States Have Laws Restricting Breweries From Filling Growlers?

Why Do States Have Laws Restricting Breweries From Filling Growlers?

The opportunity to bring home fresh beer right from the brewer’s tap is made possible by the age-old beer growler system. In theory, you can walk into a local bar or brewery and ask for a fill up of either a traditional 32- or 64-ounce […]

The Curious World of Bottle Collecting and the People Who Collect Them

The Curious World of Bottle Collecting and the People Who Collect Them

Bottle collecting has long been a hobby and even a passion for serious collectors. Many of the most desired bottles have historical significance and all tell a tale of years gone by. This history is fascinating and the bottles being collected are often unique works […]

The 10 Most Iconic Glass Bottle In History

The 10 Most Iconic Glass Bottle In History

First posted at our parent company http://www.oberk.com, this infographic shows the 10 most iconic glass bottles in history. For the full infographic, please click here. You see countless bottle designs on grocery aisles, home goods store shelves, and restaurant tables. But only a select few […]