A friend to forgetful growler fans everywhere, the crowler is like a steroidal tallboy that bottle shops and breweries can spin together on the spot using Space Age technology.

The 32-ounce cans were first developed by the folks at Colorado's Oskar Blues Brewery as a quick-sealing, fully recyclable alternative to glass. Light-safe and securely closed, the crowler is fast becoming the preferred to-go method for snobs, traders and outdoorspersons.

Here are some of the spots you can find these extra-tallboys to go.

54°40′ Brewing
3801 S Truman Road, No. 1, Washougal, Wash., 360-844-5932, 54-40brewing.com.

Bailey's Taproom
213 SW Broadway, 503-295-1004, baileystaproom.com.

Boring Brewing
28150 SE Hwy 212-a, Boring, 503-427-8619, boringbrewing.com.

Breakside Brewing
820 NE Dekum St., 503-719-6475, breakside.com.

Caps N' Taps
337 NE 4th Ave., Camas, Wash., 360-210-7244, capsntapscamas.com.

Cheap Charlie's
79 NE Roberts Ave., Gresham, 503-545-4301, thebestbottleshop.com.

Fat Head's Brewing
131 NW 13th Ave., 503-820-7721, fatheadsportland.com.

Fortside Brewing
2200 NE Andresen Road, Vancouver, Wash., 360-524-4692, fortsidebrewing.com.

Great Notion Brewing
2204 NE Alberta St., 503-548-4491, greatnotionpdx.com.

The Growler Guys
816 SE 8th Ave., 971-255-0715, thegrowlerguys.com.

Hollywood Beverage
3028 NE Sandy Blvd., 503-284-0987, hollywoodbeverage.com.

The Labrewatory
670 N Russell St., 971-271-8151, labrewatory.com.

Mini Mini
638 E Burnside St., 503-236-6464, minimini.com.

Old Town Brewing
5201 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 503-200-5988, otbrewing.com.

Oregon City Brewing
1401 Washington St., Oregon City, 503-908-1948, ocbeerco.com.

Stickmen Brewing
40 N State St., Lake Oswego, 503-344-4449, stickmenbeer.com.

Valley Growlers
15735 SE Happy Valley Town Center Drive, Happy Valley, 971-271-2099, valleygrowlers.com.

Widmer Brothers Brewing
929 N Russell St., 503-281-2437, widmerbrothers.com.

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