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Epicurious: Coors Light "best canned beer"

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Mebuzzard, Feb 2, 2013.

  1. Mebuzzard

    Mebuzzard Member

    Location:
    Colorado
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  2. ArrogantB

    ArrogantB Member

    Location:
    Colorado
    I won't lie, I enjoy a Coors Light from time to time with friends. I certainly don't buy any but I will drink a CL or a PBR without hesitation.
  3. squirrely2005

    squirrely2005 Member

    Location:
    Texas
    "All we're tasted with salted pretzels"

    o_O
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  4. lokieman

    lokieman Member

    Location:
    Oklahoma
    I saw this article, clicked on it and saw the pictures and closed the page. Any "competition" where Coors Light is the victor is not a true competition.
    Kyrojack, Kerrie, lancecenter and 3 others like this.
  5. czfreeman

    czfreeman Member

    Location:
    Michigan
    lol just tried to post the same article..guess it got deleted since you beat me to it
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  6. gatornation

    gatornation Member

    Location:
    Minnesota
    i like Corona with chips and salsa on a warm afternoon
  7. BKBassist

    BKBassist Member

    Location:
    New York
    Why not include Coors Original, which actually resembles beer? I know widespread availability was their prerequisite, so Gansett or Yeungling couldn't make the cut.
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  8. jborg

    jborg Member

    Location:
    New York
    I think I might go for a Six Point Crisp first..
  9. ucfalum08

    ucfalum08 Member

    Location:
    Florida
    When. I first started tailgating for football in college is drink CL. Then I found Heineken in cans. Then I found SN Pale Ale. Needless to say I wouldn't touch CL at this point.
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  10. TheSaboteur

    TheSaboteur Member

    Location:
    Nebraska
    $8.59 for a six pack of higher end brew?...*shrug*
  11. kzoobrew

    kzoobrew Member

    Location:
    Michigan
    Fluff article, that is all you will find on the front page of Yahoo. Take it for what it is worth.
    Kyrojack, frazbri, Manoftyr and 5 others like this.
  12. Stockfan42

    Stockfan42 Member

    Location:
    Massachusetts
    I split a 36 of coors light yesterday with a few buddy's. The first few are rough but after a while you just chug them down.
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  13. Schwantz

    Schwantz Member

    Location:
    Florida
    Nope..... And the winner is!!???!?!
    [​IMG]
  14. Thedrizzle

    Thedrizzle Member

    Location:
    Florida
    CCB white oak jai alai
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  15. jjchristiano

    jjchristiano Member

    Location:
    New Jersey
    I would say that those are the best canned beers that you would actually drink right from the can after pulling out of a cooler full of ice. Coors light is very refreshing when you drink it as a replacement for water on a hot day tailgating or beach hanging.
    I have never drank a Ten Fiddy or other such a masterpiece from the can. I must pour these into a glass so the vessel it is purchased in is irrelevant.
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  16. mikeburd1128

    mikeburd1128 Member

    Location:
    New Jersey
    It sure did beat out some tough competition there...
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  17. slangtruth

    slangtruth Member

    Location:
    Massachusetts
    How about money? It's absolutely wiped the floor with all comers in any sales competition.
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  18. mcrago

    mcrago Member

    Location:
    Indiana
    Where's Heady?
  19. PatriotsRule

    PatriotsRule Member

    Location:
    Massachusetts
    Having a Resin tonight. Superior to anything from Coors, methinks
  20. jettjon

    jettjon Member

    Location:
    Florida
    Coors Light #1... and #2 is... TECATE? WTF?
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  21. chuckstout

    chuckstout Member

    Location:
    Ohio
    They should have waited and put this out on the first day of April!
  22. Johnnyramirez

    Johnnyramirez Member

    Location:
    California
    A) $8.59 for a 6 pack isn't alot, plus I can get SN for $6.99/6 pack pretty readily and SN is available in all 50 states
    B) this might as well be comparing Arrowhead, Crystal Geyser, Aquafina, Dasani, etc. all taste the same
  23. kingofhop

    kingofhop Member

    Location:
    Oklahoma
    When a beer is in aluminum form (like the Coors 16 oz stubby shape I'm having right now) is it a can or a bottle?
  24. ADfan

    ADfan Member

    Location:
    California
    Oskar Blues all the way. Although I have drank and pissed a sixer of Coors Light in an hour.
  25. SometimesIfart

    SometimesIfart Member

    Location:
    Michigan
    I just saw this on Yahoo. These guys have no clue what they're talking about. Natural Light came in fourth place?, Welp, There goes any credibility those "Advocates" had!. Don't get me wrong, None of those beers are any good, But PBR is loads better than Natural Light.
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  26. lokieman

    lokieman Member

    Location:
    Oklahoma
  27. diesel59

    diesel59 Member

    Location:
    New York
    I can't even bring myself to drink coors light.... let alone enjoy it............ there are so many other AAL's out there that have a bad rap................... lifes short................try them all....................
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  28. dwitt24

    dwitt24 Member

    Location:
    Washington
    Uh....Heady Topper? that there be best canned beer..

    But for Domestic you have a great argument, id put Coors Original just ahead but they're basically neck and neck in my opinion!
  29. russpowell

    russpowell Member

    Location:
    Oklahoma
    I believe it is a bottle on BA when reviewing said products
    Nope, I was wrong its a can
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  30. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Member

    Location:
    Washington
    I love the delicate refreshing taste of beer flavored carbonated water!;)
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  31. Noelito76

    Noelito76 Member

    Location:
    New York
    I'm convinced those who prefer Coors Light don't really like beer. They just need something that is cold and flavorless.
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  32. Steeeve

    Steeeve Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    Even speaking not as a beer advocate, Coors is by far the worst of the big three. What little taste it has is tinny and oddly urine-like. It is beyond revolting. In terms of shitty canned macro lagers (excluding Yuengling), High Life is the best, followed by PBR and Miller Lite.
  33. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Member

    Location:
    California
    That Jai Alai is looking really good right about now. I still need to try it.
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  34. aknight

    aknight Member

    Location:
    California
    I'm not sure that their numbers are right. Everything I've seen puts Bud at #3 and Coors Light at #2 now. Here is an article from Ad Age about it from early 2012:

    http://adage.com/article/news/coors-light-blasts-bud-2-brew/231980/

    If Ad Age's numbers are no longer accurate then that means that either Bud's sales spiked or CL's collapsed but I don't think either of those are true. I wonder where your link got their numbers from. I'd really like to see the source info for that. I'm just genuinely curious about this.
  35. Shagator

    Shagator Member

    Location:
    Kentucky
    you know what they say about CL and sex in a canoe...
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  36. Johnnyramirez

    Johnnyramirez Member

    Location:
    California
    Lol. Both are fucking close to water.

    I love that joke
  37. Mebuzzard

    Mebuzzard Member

    Location:
    Colorado
    "Oddly" enough, those on the list are all distributed by Coors Dist Co. around there here parts, anyway
  38. 2beerdogs

    2beerdogs Member

    Location:
    California
    Yup, it may have all of those "characteristics", but it's missing one thing....A BEER TASTE!!!:eek:
  39. 2beerdogs

    2beerdogs Member

    Location:
    California
    But remember it's "LITE " so it only has a lite flavor of beer.
  40. DrLasers

    DrLasers Member

    Location:
    California
    My neighbor and I have been drinking some ice cold "Kers" (proper pronunciation) Light in the garage all evening. You prissy pants-es don't know what your missing.
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