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Something’s Brewing in Boise | New Growler Stations Coming Soon!



Jun 23rd, 2014


Boise Growler


Boise, ID has hit a huge boom in the last few years of brand new Breweries popping up all over and Albertons wants to be able to offer the latest and greatest Craft Beer to our customers.  

Behold: The First Growler Station at Albertsons.  

“We’re all pretty excited about this,” Gaspar Calamia of Albertsons Intermountain Division said, “This Microbrew trend shows no signs of slowing down and this allows us to offer high-trending and limited edition craft beer to our customers.”

So…how does it work?
It’s like a deli counter…but for beer!  You walk up to the counter, show your ID, and ask the associate to fill the growler.  They do this for you and attach a tag to the growler.  You would then go through checkout and payment would occur at the register, just like any other purchase.  Pretty simple, right?

The first beers available* on tap for this station will be:

*These will be rotated – not all will be available at the same time.

 The first Growler Station will premier at Albertsons on 36th and State St in Boise, ID on June 25.  Come check it out and get your growlers stocked up just in time for Summer!  For the first four weeks (6/25 – 7/22) check our Facebook Page for special offers!

Under Construction: The Future Home of our FIRST Growler Station:

Growler Station


Coming along nicely!

growler station

15 Responses to Something’s Brewing in Boise | New Growler Stations Coming Soon!

  1. jeffrey pope 25/06/2014 at 9:05 am

    can we get some other Boise beers on tap such as Edge Brewing?

    • Customer Care 25/06/2014 at 3:09 pm

      Thanks for the suggestion, Jeffery. We’ll be featuring beers from all around the region plus a few others, Boise included. Be sure to check out the list above and click on the links to find out more details on the first beers featured from these special Microbreweries. We’re excited to continue to offer a new selection and will be sure to keep your ideas in mind for Boise Brews. We hope you get to enjoy this great Albertsons innovation. Have a great day! ~Kimberly

  2. tracy ayers 26/06/2014 at 11:20 am

    how about Kilted Dragon…very good beer…what other Albertsons plan on this?

    • Customer Care 26/06/2014 at 8:23 pm

      Hi Tracy! Isn’t this exciting? Currently we are only offering this service at the store located on 36th and State Street in Boise, but please keep an eye on our blog for further updates. Also, I will see if Kilted Dragon is offered, and you’ll hear back from me shortly on that. I hope you have a great rest of your day! ~Shasta

  3. Josh 26/06/2014 at 1:32 pm

    I’d like to see this half stocked with local brews and the other half strictly regional.

    • Customer Care 28/06/2014 at 7:51 am

      Thanks for the suggestion, Josh. We will forward your comments to our Product Procurement Team for consideration. ~Victor

  4. Jim Thomas 26/06/2014 at 5:58 pm

    Will this be coming to Coeur d’Alene any time soon?

    • Customer Care 28/06/2014 at 10:19 pm

      Hey there, Jim. Currently we are only offering this service at the store located on 36th and State Street in Boise, but please keep an eye on our blog for further updates. Have a good weekend! ~Cindy

  5. Jeff 27/06/2014 at 12:20 pm

    Any plans to expand this program to the Apple & Parkcenter location?

    • Customer Care 27/06/2014 at 5:28 pm

      Hi Jeff! Currently the Growler Station will only be offered at 36th and State Street in Boise, but you never know! We’ll see how everything goes. I hope you have a great upcoming weekend! ~Shasta

  6. Will Muckelroy 27/06/2014 at 12:35 pm

    Add Shiner Bock…great local TX beer, and also Bridgeport IPA or some other Bridgeport.

    • Customer Care 27/06/2014 at 6:13 pm

      Those are great suggestions, Will. I’ll be sure to have your comments sent for consideration. The more great options the better! I hope you have a fantastic weekend, and thank you for dropping by our blog today. ~Shasta

  7. Heidi Z 10/07/2014 at 10:16 am

    Albertsons! Thank you for recognizing the growth and popularity of craft beer!

    Please bring it to California stores too!


    • Customer Care 10/07/2014 at 2:59 pm

      You’re welcome, Heidi! I’ll pass along your request to have this brought to California stores. Of Coors that would be a great hopportunity, No-Li! ~ George

  8. GM Nick 15/08/2014 at 5:34 pm

    So, what’s it cost to fill up a growler these days?

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