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Craft and Growler Opens Today

by Steven Doyle

Dallas seems to be a few years behind in the beer scene, and certainly that holds true when it comes to Growlers. Growlers are those large brown bottles used to store fresh poured beer that usually have a refrigeration life of just less than a week. The TABC mandates that bars are not allowed to pour growlers for roadie purposes, but they give special dispensation to pubs which hold a single beer and wine permit. Whole Foods has been a leader in the Dallas market for growlers, and today there is a special bar opening that focuses on the growler

The new Craft and Growler is owned by husband and wife attorneys Kevin Afghani and Catherine Kinslow who also operate a patent firm just to the rear of the Craft and Growler building located at 1601 Parry which is just in view of where Big Tex should be standing at Fair Park. The couple are soft opening Craft and Growler today at 3pm and close at 9. The shortened hours are just for this week and will expand starting after Thanksgiving.

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Coming To Exposition Park: Craft and Growler

by Steven Doyle

A new beer garden will open “around October” in the Exposition Park area just off Fair Park at 3601 Parry Street.  Craft and Growler will have Dallas’ largest selection of draft beers to go in growlers of all shapes and sizes. For those unfamiliar with the concept of beer growlers, they are containers of beer siphoned off taps to take home. This will enable you to take home beer from places like Deep Ellum Brewing Company who do not currently bottle on a regular basis.            Continue reading

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