St. Patrick's Day Pub Promotions: How Galway Bay Pub Honors Its Heritage

If you're curious to know how Galway Bay Pub honors its Irish heritage, look no further than the tavern's St. Patrick's Day pub promotions.

The St. Patrick's Day pub promotions that Galway Bay Pub runs each year to honor its Irish heritage take the expression "a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow" to a whole different level. Planning St. Patrick's Day Pub Promotions: Honoring Heritage and Good Business Like many Irish pubs, Galway Bay in Ocean Shores, Washington celebrates St. Paddy's Day by throwing a party...but not just any party. Kinnek customer Chris Doyle, one of the owners of the old-world Irish tavern, describes the celebration as "five full days of non-stop food, fun, culture, and live music honoring the Irish tradition". They call it their "St. Paddy's Feis" celebration and as Chris explains, the ... Read on

What is a Beer Growler? A Beginner's Guide

What is a beer growler? Our beginner's guide shows you everything you need to know, including sizes and tips on creating a custom growler of your own.

What is a Beer Growler? So, what is a beer growler, exactly? Well, for all you aspiring brewers out there, a beer growler is a special container traditionally used to transport draft beer or other beverages like cold-brew coffee and, in some cases, wine. Though the origins of the container are shrouded in mystery, the term 'growler' is said to have originated as a reference to the sound emitted from the bottle as a result of carbon dioxide escaping from the brew held inside. For brewers, the recent rise of craft brewing in the US means beer growlers have become an increasingly popular way for customers to transport ... Read on

Your questions on Beer answered by industry experts.

Q I'm worried that getting clear growlers will let the light in and make my beer skunky. Am I being ridiculous, or are amber growlers more protective of the growler contents?

A Amber growlers are more protective of their contents than clear glass growlers. Chemists at the University of North Carolina and Ghent University in Belgium found that sunlight breaks down alpha ...

Q I own a beer filling station, and customers return their growlers to me. Is it safe for me to re-use the growlers (after sanitizing of course)

A Yes, it is perfectly fine to refill a growler after sanitizing it. Just make sure that the cap is also sanitized and free of debris and make sure the seal ...