Growler Laws State by State - GrowlerWerks

Growler Laws State by State

October 17, 2014

A popular topic of any conversation about growlers includes laws.  In 1985, only 21 craft breweries existed in the U.S.  Since then craft beer has experienced significant growth, and the complex flavors and quality of craft beer is appealing to Americans like never before.  However, not every location in the U.S. currently allows growlers to be filled and taken off-premises, and the exact information can be unclear.

So the GrowlerWerks Team compiled information from the Brewer’s Association growler law database ( and made this easy to use map.

There are interesting changes in legislation currently happening around the country to remove restrictions and make growler fills more accessible. Perhaps to meet the voice of craft beer lovers? Promote economic growth? Or, as we like to think, State Congress members are also craft beer lovers….