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January 25, 2013 11:04 AM   Subscribe

What would you call this type of jar?

I am looking for a big jar just like this one but the term for it escapes me, which is hampering the search. What would you call it? (Bonus points if you can tell me where I might find one!)
posted by psychostorm to Home & Garden (15 answers total)
 
That's a glass jug, not a jar.
posted by erst at 11:06 AM on January 25, 2013 [2 favorites]


a glass jug
posted by greasy_skillet at 11:07 AM on January 25, 2013


More specifically, a glass cider jug.
posted by carmicha at 11:07 AM on January 25, 2013


Those look like the jars that come with "apple juice from farm stands" kind of thing.
posted by HeyAllie at 11:07 AM on January 25, 2013


Gallon Jug
posted by doctor_negative at 11:08 AM on January 25, 2013


I think it is called a "growler". I actually found them at Ikea about a year ago, but several online sites sell them.
posted by singinginmychains at 11:08 AM on January 25, 2013


simply searching "glass jug" will find you what you want, adding "finger hole" or "finger handle" will make your search even more specific
posted by drlith at 11:08 AM on January 25, 2013


You can buy here.
posted by Dansaman at 11:09 AM on January 25, 2013 [3 favorites]


I'd call it a demijohn - I guess that's the British English.
posted by penguin pie at 11:11 AM on January 25, 2013 [1 favorite]


I agree with singinginmychain on a growler.
posted by wocka wocka wocka at 2:22 PM on January 25, 2013


nthing Growler, at least colloquially in my region. You put beer in it. ;-)
posted by humboldt32 at 2:58 PM on January 25, 2013


Yeah, they call that a growler in the Midwest.
posted by limeonaire at 4:50 PM on January 25, 2013


Growler. It's a growler. Growler.
posted by oceanjesse at 6:22 PM on January 25, 2013


Growler is specifically half a gallon, whereas glass jugs of the same shape are made in other sizes.

And if you speak British English.. don't ever call it a growler. That's British slang for.. something else.
posted by Sunburnt at 8:40 PM on January 25, 2013


I would also call it a demijohn. They are used for fermenting country wines.
posted by sagwalla at 11:37 PM on January 25, 2013


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