A new beer establishment with a focus on filling growlers opens Saturday in Eau Claire. The Growler Guys is a franchise operation that started as a growler filling station but now offers food, pints of beer and crowlers — 32-ounce cans of beer. This will be the 14th store in the franchise. Growlers are jugs meant to typically hold 64 ounces of beer. “I know we are The Growler Guys, but I think those crowlers cans will be pretty popular,” co-owner Greg Haugen said. The
Growler Guys opens Feb. 24 Eau Claire will be the first Midwest location for an Oregon-based craft beer business. Eau Claire residents Chris Clover and Greg Haugen will open a franchise location of The Growler Guys later this month in the Queen’s Plaza on London Road. “Our goal is to have the most compelling tap lists in the area that appeals to both the beer aficionados, as well as the more casual drinker,” Clover said in a news release. Scheduled to open on Saturday, Feb.