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Best Canned Beer

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by SerialTicker, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. Ska's Modus Hoperandi

    CORKSCREWFISH Savant (325) Illinois Apr 22, 2011

    Lots of great great beers being listed here. No doubt! The OP did however ask for the "best" canned beer.

    The one and only possible answer therefore must be: Heady Fkin Topper!

    Oh yeah I forgot to add: IMHO.:rolleyes:
  3. elevated IPA cans are amazing.
    RattleheadKV2 likes this.
  4. MDDMD

    MDDMD Advocate (635) Pennsylvania Jun 4, 2011 Beer Trader

    Only one answer...HT
  5. Daisy Cutter wtf?
  6. I must be a BA veteran. I think I've seen this thread and its various iterations at least as often as
    "best lawnmower beer"
    "does (insert beer name) taste different this year"
    "if you only had one beer to drink"
    "top (pick a number) beers"
    and a few more ever-popular time-tested re-posted threads I'll think of later...
    Spikester likes this.
  7. One of the most interesting tasting brews in a can I have tried is the 3beans coffee and chocolate porter from six point
  8. JMScowcroft

    JMScowcroft Savant (455) Vermont Feb 18, 2008

    Nothing quite like a fresh can of Heady.
    Hendry likes this.
  9. bobhits

    bobhits Advocate (505) Kentucky Oct 31, 2006

    I'll have what he's having....and can I go ahead and pre order the cab home? Yes, you may write my address on my face.
  10. RoninTK3

    RoninTK3 Savant (440) New Hampshire Nov 12, 2012 Beer Trader

    Heady Topper. But in terms of what I can get around here, Dale's, Grey Sail Flying Jenny, and Sixpoint Righteous are all favorites
  11. Andygirl

    Andygirl Savant (280) Michigan Jan 3, 2013

    Available in SE MI and MI beer, Brewery Vivant and Keweenaw bc.
  12. d5001986

    d5001986 Advocate (695) Wisconsin Oct 6, 2012 Beer Trader

    Abrasive. I have some Heady coming next week, can't wait to give that a try!
  13. jrbuckt

    jrbuckt Zealot (95) Illinois Sep 13, 2012

    In terms of what i can get around me...Half Acre canned Double Daisy Cutter last summer (early fall?). It was awesome (and is just as awesome in bombers right now).
  14. PBR... No but from what Ive had Id say my favorite canned beer so far would have to be Ten Fidy. Also Dales Pale Ale is right up there too, depends on the mood I am in.

    Edit: also I really like Revolution Anti Hero, So I guess these are my top 3. Haven't had to many canned beers overall though.
  15. craft_shannie

    craft_shannie Savant (465) Indiana Nov 9, 2012 Beer Trader

    Cigar City Jai Alai IPA. The cans also fared well in the checked luggage from TPA to the midwest.
  16. hardy008

    hardy008 Champion (780) Minnesota Jan 12, 2008 Subscriber

    Surly Abrasive and OB TenFidy.
  17. BeerLover99

    BeerLover99 Champion (755) Illinois Dec 13, 2008

    Sixpoint and Oskar Blues are my two favorites, WOW! :D
  18. Duesler

    Duesler Savant (390) Connecticut Oct 30, 2012

    Sixpoint's Bengali Tiger is superdelicious
  19. HumphreyLee

    HumphreyLee Advocate (520) Pennsylvania Jan 15, 2011 Subscriber

    Yeah, I don't know if it's the "best" because I've probably only had a couple dozen canned craft brews so far, but I finally had a Daisy Cutter two weeks ago and that beer was pretty much perfect.
  20. I would agree. Just got some the other day and I've never had a canned beer that tasted that good. Poured in a glass of course.
  21. Snake Handler is my favorite canned beer
    Mojo likes this.
  22. I usually drink in the living room, but when I do drink beer in the can, I prefer Ten Fidy.
    Judgie and lonewolfcry like this.
  23. Heady Topper.
  24. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Advocate (660) California Jan 2, 2010 Subscriber Beer Trader

    To those that have not chose Heady, was it only because you haven't had it?
  25. mvdillman

    mvdillman Savant (310) Indiana Dec 30, 2012 Beer Trader

    Staying away from Heady; Daisy Cutter is pretty good
  26. bird18

    bird18 Initiate (0) Maine Jul 29, 2007

    Baxter Brewing in Maine does a very good IPA called Stowaway all their beers are canned. Heady Topper is awesome but hard to get.
  27. Schwantz

    Schwantz Savant (390) Florida Dec 16, 2012

    Yin....meet Yang
    RobertColianni likes this.
  28. Casedogg43

    Casedogg43 Advocate (525) Indiana Jan 4, 2012 Beer Trader

    - other Surly
    - other limited release Sun King brews
  29. Blueribbon666

    Blueribbon666 Advocate (625) Ohio Jul 4, 2008

    Ten Fidy
    Old Chub
    Anderson Valley's Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout
    Lord Chesterfield Ale
    Genesee Cream Ale
    Genesee Bock
  30. You're a pioneer, I'll give you that. Once glass aged heady is a success lets petition to throw it in some PVW barrels for a year lol.
  31. Anything by Surly is great.

    There's a brewery in Indiana called Sun King that makes some good stuff.

    Karbach in TX has some nice beers

    The couple beers that Sixpoint in NY sent mewere both dank

    Santa Fe Brewing Co had some decent stuff as well

    Anderson Valley just started canning, and they have some nice beer
  32. luwak

    luwak Savant (405) Arizona Mar 2, 2010 Beer Trader

    Everything from Surly that's canned and Santa Fe Imperial Java Stout.
    GFG likes this.
  33. best ive had, Gandhi bot, Dales Pale Ale, Narangansett Summer/Porter.
  34. --Dom--

    --Dom-- Savant (425) Missouri Dec 22, 2012

    Ten fidy, Resin
  35. OUJayhawk1799

    OUJayhawk1799 Advocate (740) Oklahoma Jan 25, 2013 Beer Trader

    Haven't had the chance to try Heady or Ten Fidy yet so I'll go with Dale's Pale Ale.
  36. The world's best beer just so happens to be canned. Heady Topper. Are we kidding here?????
  37. WhiteJordan

    WhiteJordan Savant (255) Washington Sep 6, 2012 Beer Trader

    Ten Fidy, Caldera IPA, Fremont IPA, Rude Parrot IPA and most Fort George beers.
    ESeab and libbey like this.
  38. JDogg

    JDogg Aficionado (105) Virginia Jun 2, 2007

    Full Nelson from Blue Mountain Brewery is canned nirvana
    DC Brau - anything from them is canned nirvana
    Dales Pale Ale is rumored to have started the whole canna-revolution and can't be praised enough
    Crabbicuss likes this.
  39. Roger85

    Roger85 Advocate (695) Illinois Aug 24, 2012 Beer Trader

    Ten Fidy, Jai Alai, Surly Furious and Modus Hoperandi are all good beers. I'd drink them all, all the time.