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best canned craft beer?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by AlphaKing414, Jul 20, 2012.

  1. Stinger80OH

    Stinger80OH Advocate (720) Ohio Nov 11, 2011 Verified

    My vote is anything from Sixpoint and Buffalo Sweat Milk Stout
  2. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Advocate (690) Colorado Jan 20, 2012

    You aren't the first person I have run into saying the same thing about onion. I don't pick it up at all, but I eat the hell out of garlic and onion, so maybe my palate is used to it.
  3. celfan

    celfan Advocate (590) Vermont Jul 4, 2004 Verified

    Sometimes I'll go crazy and drink Heady out of a glass.

    frankthetank86 likes this.
  4. Heady Topper.

    But gotta be honest, the availability of Torpedo and the fact that's it's amazing, holds it to a close 2nd.
  5. I think Red Racer IPA is a fantastic IPA that comes in a can!
    Horbar likes this.
  6. IpeeA

    IpeeA Savant (470) Missouri Jan 22, 2010 Verified

  7. woosterbill

    woosterbill Champion (905) Kentucky Apr 6, 2009 Verified

    Heady Topper takes the cake, with pretty much everything from NEBCO getting honorable mention: Gandhi-Bot and 668 of course, and even their flagships Sea Hag IPA and Elm City Pilsner are killing it these days.
    brooklynbrews likes this.
  8. Both excellent choices. I'd probably lean Abrasive, but you can't go wrong with either.

    Based on popular opinion here, I need to seek out some Heady Topper...
    StarRaptor likes this.
  9. adamdarcy

    adamdarcy Savant (475) Michigan Feb 26, 2008 Verified

    I'm putting in a word for Daisy Cutter.
  10. Schultz

    Schultz Aficionado (195) Maryland Jan 19, 2008 Verified

    Since Torpedo and Modus Hoporandi have been mentioned I vote for Caldera IPA
  11. 2beerdogs

    2beerdogs Poobah (1,060) California Jan 31, 2005 Verified

    Bud Lite Michelada.

    Just Kidding!
  12. atoulouk

    atoulouk Savant (435) Indiana Apr 25, 2011 Verified

    Heady Topper and it's not close. I do love some Sun King though.
  13. ao125

    ao125 Savant (335) Virginia Dec 1, 2010

    I think that TG Buffalo Sweat is a great beverage - but a bad beer. I think it has more in common with a can of Illy or Starbucks coffee than it does an actual malt beverage - but that's just my take on it.
  14. MyIronLung

    MyIronLung Savant (265) Massachusetts Oct 28, 2011 Verified

    Sun king Osiris is pretty damn good.
    taylocd likes this.
  15. OldhouseRecs

    OldhouseRecs Advocate (500) North Carolina Aug 3, 2012 Verified

    Bringing up an old thread... 8-bit gets my vote.
  16. yamar68

    yamar68 Champion (910) Minnesota Apr 1, 2011

    Heady Topper.

    And I pour it into a glass because that's how I drink delicious beer:
  17. It is not even close. Heady Topper....Heady Topper...Heady Topper. Other awesome canned breweries: Oskar Blues and SlyFox.
  18. bookerandy

    bookerandy Savant (305) Indiana May 6, 2012 Verified

    One of my favorites is this brewery that is about to be introduced to the craft beer arena via Evansville, Indiana in October.
  19. rjknyy

    rjknyy Savant (335) Georgia Nov 7, 2009 Verified

    My favorite 5;

    Head Topper
    Westbrook IPA
    Surly Abrasive
    Westbrook White Thai
    Sixpoint Apollo
  20. Brew Free Or Die
  21. shawnp

    shawnp Advocate (525) Minnesota Jan 15, 2010 Verified

    I like a few but saying one is the best is subjective to personal opinion.
    I like Furious, Abrasive Ale, HT, Surly Wet and Hop Crisis.

    HT<Furious and HC
    Abrasive < all on my list.
  22. tigg924

    tigg924 Champion (855) Massachusetts Apr 30, 2008 Verified

    Several good ones..really like Buffalo Sweat, but my vote for tops would go to Sly Fox Pikeland Pils. I would drink that all day.
  23. Update: I just had my first can of Surly's Furious yesterday, and I'll put it as at least equal to Daisy Cutter, or maybe a little better.
  24. jlenik

    jlenik Savant (470) New Jersey Jan 22, 2009

    Hop Crisis
  25. FosterJM

    FosterJM Champion (870) California Nov 16, 2009 Verified

    Heady Topper
    Gandi Bot

  26. Commanche

    Commanche Aficionado (240) California May 8, 2008 Verified

    I pick up the Caldera IPA whenever I get a chance.
  27. arniepnminne

    arniepnminne Savant (355) Minnesota Jun 2, 2010 Verified

    I'd say Surly, particularly Furious, Wet, Coffee Bender and Abrasive Ale.

  28. Love DD...it's very quickly becoming close to my favorite IPA. Yea I'll keep it !
  29. fullmetal1381

    fullmetal1381 Savant (270) Florida Jul 30, 2011

    Chiming in to rep the FIDY. Love it.
  30. Ranger IPA never lets you down...
  31. dennho

    dennho Savant (375) New York Oct 29, 2006

    Heady in the can.
    Ghandi in a glass.
    Wait...that doesn't sound right.
  32. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Poobah (1,240) Pennsylvania Dec 4, 2004 Verified

    Personally speaking and not caving to all the hype, end of thread right there.
  33. I am going to be getting some of these soon and can't wait. As for the question Heady for me at this point.
  34. JRod1969

    JRod1969 Advocate (625) New York Nov 23, 2010

    How is this thread 3 pages long? The answer is Heady Topper.

    BTW, I'm in Vermont right now drinking it like it's water and there is no diminishing return. By the end of the week my blood type will either be HT or HF. Vermont rules.
  35. Gandhi is great but it is no Heady.
  36. Heady Topper or Abrasive.
  37. nc41

    nc41 Champion (855) North Carolina Sep 25, 2008 Verified

    Easily HT with Furious a 2nd.
  38. Vonstein15

    Vonstein15 Savant (310) Ohio Jan 15, 2010

    Most of what Sixpoints produces goes in my favorites
  39. dogfish90

    dogfish90 Savant (285) California May 4, 2009

    Golden Road Brewing's Point The Way IPA is one of my favorite canned beers at the moment.
  40. DollCraftTrav

    DollCraftTrav Aficionado (140) Iowa Aug 14, 2012

    I agree, very delicious Oatmeal