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best canned craft beer?

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

  1. kmello69

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    This. Buried Hatchet is one of my favorite little-knowns. Also can't go wrong with Hops & Grain Alt either
     
  2. acevenom

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    I would have to say Ten FIDY. GUBNA Imperial IPA is pretty solid as well.
     
  3. SFACRKnight

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    Came here to say ten fidy, but I'll go a step more and say Deviant Dales. I would take DD over PtE...
    Let the flaming begin.


    And as a post script how about somw modus hoperandi love?
     
  4. kzoobrew

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    Canned craft is becoming common enough that this question is starting to become a bit obsolete.

    Give me Heady, Abrasive, Gandhi, Coffee Bender, Daisy Cutter, Ten Fidy and I am happy. There are probably another couple dozen I should have also mentioned.
     
  5. elNopalero

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    From Texas I'll sing the praises of Hop & Grains Alt... It's my favorite expression of the style, and available in a can--even better!
     
  6. Bitterbill

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    All of the canned beers from Snake River, Wyoming Pale Ale from Wind River. Keeping in the theme of "local" favourites.
     
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    Have not tried Hops & Grain yet. I have heard lots of good things, hopefully they make an appearance in Houston.
     
  8. elNopalero

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    So far I've only seen 'em in Austin. I'd love it if they expanded. Glad to see that Real Ale is adding to the can line up too.
     
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    I am a sucker for Oskar Blues's Dales Pale Ale but lately find myself drawn to Santa Fe's Imperial Java Stout.
     
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    I am done with DD. if you like onion and spices in your ipa's DD is for you, no thanks.
     
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    Yep, this couldn't be more true. What a consistent let-down.
     
  12. Durb777

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    Couldn't agree more. I love that stuff.
     
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    High on my favorites list, although not ahead of HT and Gandi Bot, would be The Corruption IPA from DC Brau. Unfortunately, hard to find this one outside of DC.
     
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    May not be the best but Modus Hoperandi is definitely in my top 3 canned beers.
     
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    Six point's "The Crisp" is the best pilsner I've ever had. Ska's "Modus Hoperandi" is hard to beat. Truly an underated beer.
     
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    Broke open my first six pack of Hoperandi tonight and I can't understand why there aren't more out there singing it's praises. Really great "hop forward" IPA.
     
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    Most likely because its widely available. A beer isnt good on BA unless you have to chase trucks, stand in line all day at a brewery release, or drop kick a nun to get your hands on some.
     
  18. Bitterbill

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    Oh hell yes, The Crisp is outstanding!
     
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    Or it's super widely available. Another canned IPA that tastes similar to Modus, Torpedo, gets a ton of love around here.
     
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    Gandhi Bot wins for me
     
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    Torpedo is pretty good as well. To tell you the truth, I dont think I have had a canned IPA that hasnt been very good overall. I've been wanting to try Averys canned IPA. I see it all over the place but there is just so many beers to choose from!
     
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    that or Abrasive
     
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    2 outstanding Surly brews but if I had a choice of having 1 Surly brew in my market, it would be Surly Bitter Brewer; 4.0%abv baby!
     
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    I'm in the Apollo corner pretty hard right now.
     
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    Anything by Surly and Dale's, Sixpoint Resin, Brooklyn EIPA, and of course... Heady Topper!
     
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    Heady wins for me, but Gubna and Resin are fantastic, too. Here's one that hasn't been thrown out: Baxter Brewing's Stowaway IPA. That beer fresh (out of the can, of course) may be my favorite IPA (not DIPA).
     
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    The Crisp is a wonderful summer brew, absolutely love it.

    I can't say it's the best canned brew though, because I have had Gandhi bot and Gandhi bot is something special.
     
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    In this order, Heady Topper, G'Knight, Deviant Dale's, SN Torpedo, SN Pale, and Dale's Pale.
     
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    Genessee Cream Ale
     
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    Gotta go with furious
     
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    Ahh I can't believe I forgot that one. Such an awesome brew, so glad they decided to make it a regular beer, always got a few in my fridge.
     
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    SN Torpedo
    Oskar Blues Deviant Dales
    Avery Joes Pils and Ellie Brown Ale
    Nuff said
     
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    On my second sixer of this. "Tart" beer in a can. More please.
     
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    Some of my favorites are Ten Fidy & Coconut Porter
     
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    1. Heady Topper
    2. Abrasive
    3. Daisy Cutter
    4. Ten Fidy
    5. Ghandi Bot
     
  37. xxcarpxx

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    I have to say Heady as well...Ive only had it a couple of times... if I had never tried it I would say Good People Snake Handler is the bet IIPA/IPA in a can..
     
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    What?? I'm not a big fan of DD (I prefer Dale's), but onion and spices? Either you had one messed up can or you have some messed up taste buds.

    Anyway, I'd say G'knight is the best canned beer.
     
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    Most have been listed, only brewery not mentioned which cans some pretty good beers would be Sun King.
     
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    Nope to both. That is exactly what every can (10 or so) of DD tastes like. No citrus and not even a lot of pine hoppiness going on in this beer. Keep it.
     
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