Assuming you have entered with an empty Kulshan growler, you choose a full one from the cooler, put both on the bar, and $10 plus the empty buys you the filled growler. Now, they will fill growlers from other establishments in the conventional way, for $12. Jim told me they sold 252 filled growlers the first week, ran out of new ones to fill, had to wait some time for a reorder to arrive, and then began adding more customers to the exchange plan. He said that on one day in mid-June they rang up sixty-odd growler sales, including 22 first-time sales. This looks like a solid sales plan!
I stopped off at Horse Heaven Hills Brewing in Prosser on the way back west a couple weeks ago. Last year, I saw another customer enjoying a stout float and thought "that looks tasty." So this time, I tried one. A scoop of vanilla in a sundae cup of their dark cherry stout, 4.9% abv. Have a look:
That same day, I pushed on to Yakima for the evening and stopped by Yakima Craft Brewing to see what was new. Their interesting Belgian brews, Good Monkey and Bad Monkey, were not on tap, so I had to