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Fresh Cincinnati Craft Beers Unite at “The Growler Stop” in Newtown
CINCINNATI (November 4, 2013)—In early November, the WagsPark Shell Filling Station started serving fresh beers from a number of breweries around Cincinnati. The new installment at the Shell Station, located at 3804 Church Street in Newtown, called The Growler Stop, features a wide selection of beers poured from tap to growler (a glass, half-gallon storage container for beer).
Some of the breweries found among the tap handles at The Growler Stop are: Blank Slate, Fifty West, Madtree, Mt. Carmel, Rivertown, Rhinegeist, Triple Digit and Listermann. Most of the local Cincinnati breweries create products that cannot be found canned or bottled on the shelves of a store.
“Smaller breweries don’t usually bottle their product, so this is an exciting time for local beer connoisseurs,” said Bobby Slattery, Co-Owner of Fifty West Brewing Company. “Local beer is definitely an in-demand product. Craft breweries who churn out innovative and unique-tasting suds have doubled their market share in the last ten years. More and more people are buying local and The Growler Stop is just making it easier for them to do so,” explained Slattery.
The Growler Stop is Cincinnati’s first growler pouring station outside of a grocery store or a brewery itself. So then, why select a Shell Filling Station for The Growler Bar storefront?
“Gas is a necessity item that we typically stop for multiple times a week, this provides a convenient opportunity to grab a local craft beer. In less time than it takes to fill your tank, we can fill a growler too,” said Blaine Bacher, General Manager of The Growler Stop and WagsPark Shell Station.
The new beer pouring station is equipped with a state-of-the-art growler-filling machine that retains carbonation, making the beer exceptionally fresh.
“This particular filling process fills growlers the same way brewers fill kegs, using counter-pressure to prevent foaming and keep out oxygen, making this superior to your standard growler fill up,” explained Max Fram, Assistant Brewer at Fifty West Brewing Company.
With ten taps from various local breweries, The Growler Stop will change how and where Cincinnatians drink their hometown beer.
“It gives customers the opportunity to drink our beer on their terms—in the glass they want, with who they want, and where they want,” said Jason Brewer, Taproom Manager and Social Media Director at Listermann Brewing Company.
WagsPark Shell Station
The WagsPark Shell Station is located in Newtown, Ohio at 3804 Church Street next to WagsPark on the East end of Cincinnati. For more information on The Growler Stop visit thegrowlerstop.com. WagsPark Shell Station is also home to the Wag-O-Mat, Wags Academy, and WagsPark Daycare. For more information about WagsPark visit wagspark.com or stop by for a visit.