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Best Canned Beer

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

  1. fredmugs

    fredmugs Poobah (1,270) Indiana Aug 11, 2012 Beer Trader

    Because some places you can take cans where glassware isn't allowed.
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  2. jar66su

    jar66su Aficionado (160) Virginia Dec 31, 2010

    as soon as DC Brau On the Wings of Armageddon is released nothing will come close
  3. djaeon

    djaeon Champion (755) California Oct 2, 2006

    I haven't had a lot of cans, but by favorites are Ten Fidy and CoCoNut Porter.
  4. LambicPentameter

    LambicPentameter Champion (960) Michigan Aug 29, 2012 Beer Trader

    Lots of mentions of Sixpoint here. It's making me excited for my approaching delivery from Halftime Beverage.

    They didn't have any 3Bean, but I was able to grab a Resin, a Bengali Tiger and a Righteous Ale (along with several 21st Amendment brews that I have been trying to get my hands on for months).

    I will likely be updating my thoughts on the best canned craft beer after a lengthy tasting session. I'm drooling just thinking about it.
  5. joelwlcx

    joelwlcx Savant (430) Minnesota Apr 23, 2007

    21st Amendment
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  6. abkayak

    abkayak Advocate (520) New York Jan 8, 2013 Beer Trader

    nothings like a can of Fosters.....3bean didnt impress me so much
    ten fidy & Deviant Dales..do impress
  7. LostTraveler

    LostTraveler Savant (395) Maine Oct 28, 2011

    Resin, Ten Fidy, Heady, Monk's Blood
  8. Aside from heady topper I like Baxter IPA
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  9. jtdolla911

    jtdolla911 Savant (420) Massachusetts Nov 18, 2011 Beer Trader

    21st Amendment Back in Black or Dale's in the new tall boy cans are my favorites
  10. loafinaround

    loafinaround Savant (415) New York Jul 16, 2011

    I <3 3 beans
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    Do I get 2 votes?
  12. Caldera IPA
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  13. smo

    smo Savant (255) Pennsylvania Apr 11, 2012 Beer Trader

    This is gonna be what everyone else has said, but Heady Topper. Daisy Cutter is also awesome.
  14. Uniobrew31

    Uniobrew31 Advocate (705) Pennsylvania Jan 16, 2012 Beer Trader

    Lienekugles snowdrift vanilla porter, very good in cans.
  15. DaKur

    DaKur Savant (400) Rhode Island Nov 15, 2012

    If you want to hear something new, Foolproof. They are new in RI. They have an American Golden Ale, an IPA, and a Porter. Cans only!
  16. I'm surprised everyone says Heady Topper. It's good but not as good as Abrasive. Abrasive is the best IIPA in the country - no contest.
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  17. Daisy Cutter
    Surly Beers (most)
    Ten Fidy
  18. In the style of DIPA...Cosign!

    Stout...Ten Fidy.
  19. Stinger80OH

    Stinger80OH Advocate (730) Ohio Nov 11, 2011 Beer Trader

    Heady....there is no conversation to be had on this subject. The answer...the only answer...is Heady :D
  20. WickedSluggy

    WickedSluggy Advocate (530) Texas Nov 21, 2008

    And I mentioned that consideration, knowing that it isn't the reason why the "can" topic is being discussed. The general question (and thread) is pretty useless for someone's specific "no-bottle" situations. i.e. No one's flying to Vermont to buy Heady Topper to take to the beach in S. Carolina. And Ten Fidy might not be the best suggestion either.
  21. LostTraveler

    LostTraveler Savant (395) Maine Oct 28, 2011

    I almost always send this out as an extra and always have some in my fridge.
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  22. Surya

    Surya Disciple (65) New Jersey Sep 13, 2012 Beer Trader

    From the one's that i've had.... Heady nd Six point Resin are my fav.
  23. well you might be able to get hopslayer, that's my favourite alogn with brew free or die from 21st amendment, granted ive never had heady topper or any of the surly ipas
  24. king75

    king75 Advocate (510) Michigan Jul 27, 2010 Beer Trader

    There are a few breweries in Michigan that can there beer including Brewery Vivant, Arcadia, Rochester Mills Brewery, and Keweenaw Brewing Company.
  25. EWR2STL

    EWR2STL Aficionado (105) Missouri Feb 4, 2013 Beer Trader

    ska brewing has great canned beers. I've got their Vinifera Stout in my fridge now and I think it's great...
  26. browniewithnuts

    browniewithnuts Savant (485) Pennsylvania Oct 12, 2011 Beer Trader

    You can never go wrong with Heady. Another IPA I enjoyed was 21st Brew Free or Die Hard, surprised me. Love most things Oscar Blues puts out as well
  27. Because Schlitz beats them both?
  28. Yep. Picked some up while I was in FL. Very very good IPA.
  29. smo

    smo Savant (255) Pennsylvania Apr 11, 2012 Beer Trader

    Good call on the resin, forgot all about it and I am local to sixpoint - mmmm fresh resin!
  30. Kinshasa

    Kinshasa Aficionado (195) New Jersey Jan 4, 2013 Beer Trader

    Yeah, because your comment is completely consistent with its BA score. Do some research.
  31. RamoneTavares

    RamoneTavares Zealot (95) Virginia Jan 15, 2013

    It's BA score is 90............and that's abt 10 points too high. I think reg dale's is better than deviant. All I was saying is that id rather have someone spit heady in my mouth than drink either oskar blues........
  32. RamoneTavares

    RamoneTavares Zealot (95) Virginia Jan 15, 2013

    Try them back to back, knucklenuts.
  33. Neorebel

    Neorebel Savant (405) New Jersey Jun 29, 2005

    Obviously Heady Topper, duh. Runner Up: Ten Fidy.
  34. briapete

    briapete Zealot (85) Minnesota Apr 7, 2007

    All of the Surly year round beers are canned and very solid beers.
  35. Hopsiam14

    Hopsiam14 Advocate (540) Minnesota Jan 23, 2013 Beer Trader

    Even as a Minnesota resident I have to say Heady Topper is #1. Surly, I hope we can still be friends...
  36. crewfan16

    crewfan16 Savant (280) Minnesota Jan 11, 2010 Beer Trader

    Im a minnesota resident as well and i have to agree that heady is just awesome. all the surly stuff is great, but heady is just that far ahead. jai alai that i got in recent trades was tasty as well as ghadi bot. wish i had better access to those brews
  37. goalie33

    goalie33 Savant (350) New York Dec 3, 2009

    Heady Topper and Ten Fidy are the two best canned beers i've had
  38. lonewolfcry

    lonewolfcry Champion (875) Minnesota Dec 7, 2007 Beer Trader

    I did- and for me, it wasn' t even close! I did it twice - with 2 different batches of HT. Heaven forbid if someone doesn't agree with your opinion. Have another Heady (still an excelent choice) and relax a little instead of throwing names around. Have a nice day....
  39. RamoneTavares

    RamoneTavares Zealot (95) Virginia Jan 15, 2013

    Knucklenuts is a term of endearment. :)