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Top 15 Beers in a Can...your thoughts?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by BuxMontBeerLover, Sep 5, 2012.

  1. pschul4, OTB and WYVYRN527 like this.
  2. match1112

    match1112 Champion (750) Illinois Mar 2, 2011

    torpedo and snpa
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  3. Shmeal

    Shmeal Advocate (575) Oregon Nov 9, 2009 Beer Trader

    Ten Fidy and Gubna. Resin is darn good too
    Squidly, parris, Gatch and 2 others like this.
  4. DanE

    DanE Savant (440) Connecticut Feb 24, 2012

    Oskar Blues posted this on FB today. I 100% agree that Caldera IPA should have been added, plus all and every Oskar blues brew. Fu-CAN movement I say. Cheers to beer in a can.
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  5. dbrauneis

    dbrauneis Site Editor (1,100) North Carolina Dec 8, 2007 Staff Member Subscriber Beer Trader

  6. kmello69

    kmello69 Advocate (655) Texas Nov 27, 2011 Beer Trader

    I'd include Sante Fe Java Stout, Southern Star Buried Hatchet, Austin Beerworks Black Thunder, etc etc. Those are 15 great beers, but there are lots of other good ones in cans too.
  7. Leaf_hound

    Leaf_hound Aficionado (140) California Aug 29, 2012 Beer Trader

    I have to agree, I was really glad to see uncommon brewers out of Santa cruz proper on that list. and obviously Dales, Deviant Dales gubina etc..
  8. smokinoak

    smokinoak Aficionado (175) Florida Oct 21, 2011

    Heady Topper,Ten Fidy and Torpedo
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  9. Furious
    Revenant, cmannes, WYVYRN527 and 2 others like this.
  10. Top 15 Beers in a Can

    1. Fresh Heady Topper
    2. 2-day old Heady Topper
    3. 3-day old Heady Topper
    4. 4-day old Heady Topper
    5. 5-day old Heady Topper
    6. 6-day old Heady Topper

    You get the idea.
  11. gatornation

    gatornation Poobah (1,285) Minnesota Apr 18, 2007 Beer Trader

    surly abrasive,
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  12. Lancaster Kolsch
  13. Another vote for Heady, Ten Fidy, and GKnight.

    oh and Coffee Bender. and when Jai Alai and Maduro get in cans, those are a must.
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  14. immobilisme

    immobilisme Savant (410) Illinois Nov 8, 2005

    Back in Black is pretty bad... replace it with Daisy Cutter.
  15. Shmeal

    Shmeal Advocate (575) Oregon Nov 9, 2009 Beer Trader

    Shiiiiiiiiit, forgot about heady.
  16. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Advocate (730) Colorado Dec 9, 2011 Beer Trader

    These lists are like All-Star Games [pick any sport]. There's always somebody upset because someone is left out or someone they don't like is included.
  17. Relax. We do it all the time. Wait until there's a thread titled ``15 Most Overhyped Canned Beers''. Then you'll see a real shit-show.
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  18. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Advocate (730) Colorado Dec 9, 2011 Beer Trader

    Oh, I'm relaxed and I know it's done all the time. That's the reason for my post. It's just another ho-hum subjective list.
  19. Kinsman

    Kinsman Advocate (660) California Aug 26, 2009

    Exactly. This is just one writers list published on what happens to be a fairly popular online news site. No one can really complain about any of those beers being on the list because they all have a pretty damn good reputation. If you happen to disagree, get a job with HuffPost and make your own list.
  20. Oh, I get it now. You WANT to see a shit-show! :)
  21. litheum94

    litheum94 Advocate (675) California Dec 29, 2008

    Daisy Cutter
    Deviant Dales
  22. miketd

    miketd Advocate (615) Ohio Mar 2, 2006 Beer Trader

    Elevated IPA, Gold Medal at GABF... awesome beer.
  23. GoGators

    GoGators Champion (875) New Jersey Aug 5, 2010 Subscriber Beer Trader

    Just had for the 1st time and loved it so i will add 21st Amendment Hop Crisis to the list. So smooth for the abv.
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  24. Mothergoose03

    Mothergoose03 Champion (875) Michigan May 30, 2005 Subscriber

    Moose Drool???!!! Take take that one out and add Half Acre's Daisy Cutter and Surly's Furious.
  25. denver10

    denver10 Poobah (1,055) New Mexico Nov 17, 2010

    Glad to see Barney Flats on it. Ten Fidy I expected to see.

    Should have seen Dales Pale Ale and Sante Fe's Imperial Java Stout on it.Haven't had many of what did make it but I'd take either of those over: Maui's Cococunut Porter, Ska's Modus Hoperandi, New Belgium's Shift (and Avery's White Rascal but I don't care for that style).
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  26. Ryan2BSU

    Ryan2BSU Savant (345) Indiana Mar 16, 2012

    Heady Topper! I enjoyed one this weekend!
  27. mikeincharleston

    mikeincharleston Advocate (705) North Carolina May 1, 2009 Beer Trader

    red racer ipa!!!
  28. Eriktheipaman

    Eriktheipaman Champion (805) California Sep 4, 2010 Beer Trader

    Don't fully agree but pretty damn close to what I would choose!
  29. Ten Fidy is somewhere in the top two or three.
  30. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Poobah (1,260) Pennsylvania Dec 4, 2004 Beer Trader

    Namely Furious, but Surly overall rocks, absolutely agree! I thought it was interesting that Heady is displayed twice but at least it wasn't counted twice.
  31. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Poobah (1,260) Pennsylvania Dec 4, 2004 Beer Trader

    The ones I was thinking of you all beat me to it. I'm glad to see Sun King on that list, was introduced to that one over the summer while spending a few days with the family back home in Indiana; I thought it was pretty awesome to sit in the stands watching the Indianapolis Indians and enjoying Some Sun King.
  32. SalukiAlum

    SalukiAlum Advocate (560) Colorado Dec 19, 2010

    Surly and Oskar Blues beers............then also included Heady Topper, Gandhi Bot, Buried Hatchet, Torpedo, Red Racer, Pako IPA, and Daisy Cutter.
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  33. MikeM40

    MikeM40 Savant (270) Connecticut Sep 29, 2010

    What....? No Gandhi Bot ?
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  34. hardy008

    hardy008 Champion (780) Minnesota Jan 12, 2008 Subscriber

    Good list, but it is missing Surly Abrasive and Furious.
  35. Heady Topper, Deviant Dales, Hop Crisis...can't go wrong with any of these!
  36. 3m3rson

    3m3rson Zealot (75) Massachusetts Nov 15, 2009

  37. Dat

    Dat Savant (340) Texas Aug 5, 2007

    Seriously? No NEBCo love?

    Gandhi-Bot is surely missing from the list and I'd have to argue that either Sea Hag or 668 The Neighbor of the Beast belongs on that list to..maybe even both.

    Back in Black was ok, but if they want to stick with 21st Amendment then Hop Crisis was much better. Resin I've had and I agree, it's might tasty along with Maui Brewing's CoCoNut Porter (thanks turfy!).
  38. SalukiAlum

    SalukiAlum Advocate (560) Colorado Dec 19, 2010

    Forgot about Resin!
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  39. Call me a freak, but I wasnt overly impressed by Resin.
  40. SalukiAlum

    SalukiAlum Advocate (560) Colorado Dec 19, 2010

    Abrasive, Furious, Dales Pale Ale, Ten Fidy, Old Chub, Deviant Dales, Heady Topper, Torpedo, Resin, Buried Hatchet, Pako IPA, Red Racer, GKnight, Gandhi Bot and Caldera IPA.
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