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Old 01-06-2014, 11:27 AM   #2181
falcofred
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Originally Posted by turtlemoye View Post
Just curious but was this a Wedge labeled growler? Until recently it was illegal to fill a growler unless it was from the same brewery. This has changed recently but I don't know the specifics. Additionally many breweries prefer to prefill the growlers using a counter pressure filler as it makes the growler last much longer. It it was a Wedge growler they should have at least given you credit for returning the original.
No, I'm from the Johnson City TN area and the growler was from a local place. They wanted a $4 deposit for their growler + the cost of the beer and also only offer the Iron Rail IPA, I happen to like the Iron Rail, so that is not an issue. Maybe the "special filler" was a pressure filler to preserve carbonation.
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