Origin: Eugene, Oregon. The original location turned a beer growler refill station into a brewpub.

Locations: 16 locations in 11 states with another 24 locations listed as “coming soon.” The pub’s website says more than 50 franchises have been approved and will arrive in the next two years.

Beer. Is. Good: Most of Growler USA’s locations focus on having 100 craft beers on tap and an extensive menu. Omaha’s location is so far the only one to integrate regular music performances.

Read Kevin Coffey’s full story in the Omaha World-Herald.