Best Canned Beer

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  1. JuicesFlowing

    JuicesFlowing Poo-Bah (1,955) Jul 5, 2009 Kansas

    Ska's Modus Hoperandi
     
  2. CORKSCREWFISH

    CORKSCREWFISH Initiate (0) Apr 22, 2011 Illinois

    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.:rolling_eyes:
     
  3. sunkistxsudafed

    sunkistxsudafed Initiate (0) Apr 30, 2010 New Mexico

    elevated IPA cans are amazing.
     
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  4. MDDMD

    MDDMD Poo-Bah (1,759) Jun 4, 2011 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    Only one answer...HT
     
  5. iko7jjm

    iko7jjm Initiate (0) Mar 12, 2006 Pennsylvania

    Daisy Cutter wtf?
     
  6. 5thOhio

    5thOhio Zealot (500) May 13, 2007 South Carolina

    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...
     
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  7. PatriotsRule

    PatriotsRule Aspirant (257) Sep 25, 2012 Massachusetts

    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 Crusader (718) Feb 18, 2008 Vermont

    Nothing quite like a fresh can of Heady.
     
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  9. bobhits

    bobhits Meyvn (1,108) Oct 31, 2006 Kentucky

    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 Aspirant (234) Nov 12, 2012 New Hampshire
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    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 Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2013 Michigan

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

    d5001986 Devotee (431) Oct 6, 2012 Wisconsin
    Beer Trader

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

    jrbuckt Initiate (0) Sep 13, 2012 Illinois

    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. LivingWeapon

    LivingWeapon Initiate (0) Oct 29, 2012 Illinois

    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 Devotee (474) Nov 9, 2012 Indiana
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    Cigar City Jai Alai IPA. The cans also fared well in the checked luggage from TPA to the midwest.
     
  16. hardy008

    hardy008 Poo-Bah (1,951) Jan 12, 2008 Minnesota
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    Surly Abrasive and OB TenFidy.
     
  17. BeerLover99

    BeerLover99 Poo-Bah (1,602) Dec 13, 2008 Illinois

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

    Duesler Initiate (0) Oct 30, 2012 Connecticut

    Sixpoint's Bengali Tiger is superdelicious
     
  19. HumphreyLee

    HumphreyLee Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2011 Pennsylvania

    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. aurorabeerealis

    aurorabeerealis Initiate (159) Jun 9, 2010 California
    Beer Trader

    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. Lethal04

    Lethal04 Initiate (0) Sep 3, 2009 Missouri

    Snake Handler is my favorite canned beer
     
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  22. Beer-A-Lot

    Beer-A-Lot Defender (667) Oct 4, 2012 Virginia

    I usually drink in the living room, but when I do drink beer in the can, I prefer Ten Fidy.
     
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  23. jwheeler87

    jwheeler87 Aspirant (226) Oct 27, 2011 Massachusetts

    Heady Topper.
     
  24. incapacitant

    incapacitant Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2011 New York

  25. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Devotee (490) Jan 2, 2010 California
    Beer Trader

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

    mvdillman Initiate (0) Dec 30, 2012 Indiana
    Beer Trader

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

    bird18 Initiate (0) Jul 29, 2007 Maine

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

    Schwantz Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2012 Florida

    Yin....meet Yang
    [​IMG]
     
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  29. Casedogg43

    Casedogg43 Initiate (0) Jan 4, 2012 Indiana
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    Furious
    - other Surly
    Osiris
    - other limited release Sun King brews
     
  30. Blueribbon666

    Blueribbon666 Zealot (596) Jul 4, 2008 Ohio

    Ten Fidy
    Old Chub
    Anderson Valley's Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout
    Lord Chesterfield Ale
    Genesee Cream Ale
    Genesee Bock
     
  31. BrewStew58

    BrewStew58 Initiate (0) Mar 29, 2011 New York

    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.
     
  32. Tballz420

    Tballz420 Meyvn (1,187) Mar 4, 2003 Minnesota

    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
     
  33. luwak

    luwak Aspirant (269) Mar 2, 2010 Arizona
    Beer Trader

    Everything from Surly that's canned and Santa Fe Imperial Java Stout.
     
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  34. BigCheese

    BigCheese Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2009 Massachusetts

    best ive had, Gandhi bot, Dales Pale Ale, Narangansett Summer/Porter.
     
  35. --Dom--

    --Dom-- Disciple (305) Dec 22, 2012 Missouri

    Ten fidy, Resin
     
  36. OUJayhawk1799

    OUJayhawk1799 Zealot (516) Jan 25, 2013 Oklahoma
    Beer Trader

    Haven't had the chance to try Heady or Ten Fidy yet so I'll go with Dale's Pale Ale.
     
  37. VitoFerrante

    VitoFerrante Initiate (0) Sep 11, 2012 Pennsylvania

    The world's best beer just so happens to be canned. Heady Topper. Are we kidding here?????
     
  38. WhiteJordan

    WhiteJordan Initiate (0) Sep 6, 2012 Washington
    Beer Trader

    Ten Fidy, Caldera IPA, Fremont IPA, Rude Parrot IPA and most Fort George beers.
     
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  39. JDogg

    JDogg Initiate (0) Jun 2, 2007 Virginia

    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
     
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  40. Roger85

    Roger85 Devotee (413) Aug 24, 2012 Illinois
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    Ten Fidy, Jai Alai, Surly Furious and Modus Hoperandi are all good beers. I'd drink them all, all the time.
     
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