Growler fill stations and specialized growler shops have become all the rage in places like Portland. You’ve been able fill up a growler in bottle shops, mini marts, beer bars and even dedicated growler shops since late 2013 in Beervana and that experience is closer than ever to coming to Hawaii.
Last month HB770 was sent to Governor Ige for his signature. The new law would basically allow retailers, bars and restaurants to be able to fill growlers for off premise consumption. It would also allow brewpubs and small craft producers to fill growlers of beer other than their own. The official description of the bill reads:
Authorizes restaurants with a liquor license to sell beer, malt beverages, or cider for off-premises consumption, under certain conditions. Authorizes retail dealers with a liquor license to sell beer, malt beverages, or cider in non-original packages, under certain conditions. Authorizes brewpubs and small craft producer pubs with a liquor license to sell malt bever
Source: Beer in Hawaii
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