Growlers: The Best Way to Serve Beer at Barbecues

There's no shame in showing up to a barbecue with a six-pack. But to get noticed, present a growler of draft beer—stuff you won't find in bottles or cansfrom one of these hot spots, and get ready for the invites to roll in.

There's no shame in showing up to a barbecue with a six-pack. But to get noticed, present a growler of draft beer—stuff you won't find in bottles or cans—from one of these hot spots, and get ready for the invites to roll in.

Brooklyn

Marlow & Sons

Plow through some charcuterie while a bearded barman sets you up with the Sixpoint Righteous Rye, a robust, nutty beer from the cult brewery.

81 Broadway, 718-384-1441; marlowandsons.com

Seattle

The Dray

Stop by this neighborhood gem for an afternoon of soccer and decked-out sandwiches—then grab a jug of Russian River Pliny to go.

708 NW 65th St., 206-453-4527; thedray.com

San Francisco

21st Amendment Brewery

Order a house staple like Golden Doom or one of the experimental beers like, say, a stout brewed on-site with Hog Island oyster shells.

563 Second St., 415-369-0900; 21st-amendment.com

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