Why is a Growler a Growler?
No one quite knows where the term “growler” came from in regards to beer. There are lots of theories: 1.) The original growler was a metal pail with a lid. The lid would bang around when carried creatin g a ruckus. I think this one is a stretch. That being said, I suppose if someone were banging on a metal pail when I was trying to sleep – I would certainly growl! 2.) Another explanation is that customers would often argue with the barkeep about how much beer was put in their