The latest Growler Beer Gear roundup comes just in time for cooler weather and the start — yep — of the holiday shopping season.
by Megan Parker
Make Your Own Bitters Kit / $46
Are you an aspiring mixologist? Now, in addition to crafting your own cocktails, you can make your own small batch bitters with these kits from Easy & Oskey. Available in four flavors as well as a “Naked” kit so you can experiment with flavors to fit your own taste. See page __ for a custom-crafted cocktail using Easy & Oskey bitters!
Red Growler Hoodie / $35
Show some love for your favorite craft beer magazine with this snazzy red hoodie from The Growler. The silver screen-printed logo will add a little sparkle to your wardrobe, and the cozy fleece is perfect for fall weather. Also available in Navy with gold logo.
Summit Brewing Winter Wear / Scarf $28 // Hat $24
You never know when the snow will start flying around here, so why not be prepared in advance with this scarf and hat from Summit Brewing Company? Great for staying warm in style while biking, tailgating, or sampling beer at winter beer fests! The ball on top of the hat could also come in handy for locating you should you get caught in a snowstorm…
Spiegelau IPA Craft Beer Glass / $13.50
IPA lovers, rejoice! This glass, designed by Spiegelau in collaboration with Sierra Nevada Brewing Company and Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, is setting a new standard for experiencing hop-forward beers. The thin-walled design is meant to help retain the correct temperature longer, and the shape allows for aeration as well as amplification of those delicious hop aromas. The laser-etched logo on the bottom maintains carbonation and head and, most importantly, it looks cooler than all the other pint glasses on the shelf.
Lagunitas Brewing Company – The Story / $17.95
So, You Want to Start a Brewery…? Or you’re a fan of Lagunitas Brewing Company and the culture surrounding Tony Magee’s California brewery? Magee is nothing if not a vivid writer, and his sense of humor and outspoken personality truly shine through in Lagunitas Brewing Company: The Story. If you’re a lover of all things Lagunitas, then you’ll definitely want this book.