best canned craft beer?

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  1. Stinger80OH

    Stinger80OH Crusader (746) Nov 11, 2011 Ohio
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    My vote is anything from Sixpoint and Buffalo Sweat Milk Stout
  2. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Meyvn (1,122) Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
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    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 Disciple (327) Jul 4, 2004 Vermont
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    Sometimes I'll go crazy and drink Heady out of a glass.

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  4. Cjames88

    Cjames88 Initiate (0) Mar 6, 2011 Pennsylvania

    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. jdround

    jdround Initiate (0) Jun 27, 2009 Ontario (Canada)

    I think Red Racer IPA is a fantastic IPA that comes in a can!
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  6. IpeeA

    IpeeA Zealot (522) Jan 22, 2010 Missouri
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  7. woosterbill

    woosterbill Poo-Bah (2,616) Apr 6, 2009 Kentucky
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    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.
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  8. Gamblor14

    Gamblor14 Initiate (0) May 4, 2012 Minnesota

    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...
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  9. adamdarcy

    adamdarcy Initiate (192) Feb 26, 2008 Michigan
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    I'm putting in a word for Daisy Cutter.
  10. Schultz

    Schultz Aspirant (258) Jan 19, 2008 Maryland
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    Since Torpedo and Modus Hoporandi have been mentioned I vote for Caldera IPA
  11. 2beerdogs

    2beerdogs Poo-Bah (1,919) Jan 31, 2005 California
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    Bud Lite Michelada.

    Just Kidding!
  12. atoulouk

    atoulouk Initiate (0) Apr 25, 2011 Indiana
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    Heady Topper and it's not close. I do love some Sun King though.
  13. ao125

    ao125 Initiate (0) Dec 1, 2010 Virginia

    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 Aspirant (259) Oct 28, 2011 Massachusetts
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    Sun king Osiris is pretty damn good.
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  15. OldhouseRecs

    OldhouseRecs Disciple (321) Aug 3, 2012 North Carolina
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    Bringing up an old thread... 8-bit gets my vote.
  16. yamar68

    yamar68 Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2011 Minnesota

    Heady Topper.

    And I pour it into a glass because that's how I drink delicious beer:
  17. JeffTheJuice

    JeffTheJuice Initiate (0) Jan 27, 2012 Pennsylvania

    It is not even close. Heady Topper....Heady Topper...Heady Topper. Other awesome canned breweries: Oskar Blues and SlyFox.
  18. bookerandy

    bookerandy Initiate (0) May 6, 2012 Indiana
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    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 Aspirant (258) Nov 7, 2009 Georgia
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    My favorite 5;

    Head Topper
    Westbrook IPA
    Surly Abrasive
    Westbrook White Thai
    Sixpoint Apollo
  20. BernardusHo

    BernardusHo Initiate (0) Jan 26, 2009 North Carolina

    Brew Free Or Die
  21. shawnp

    shawnp Aspirant (237) Jan 15, 2010 Minnesota
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    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 Poo-Bah (4,292) Apr 30, 2008 Massachusetts
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    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. Mothergoose03

    Mothergoose03 Poo-Bah (2,046) May 30, 2005 Michigan
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    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 Disciple (374) Jan 22, 2009 New Jersey
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    Hop Crisis
  25. FosterJM

    FosterJM Poo-Bah (2,719) Nov 16, 2009 California
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    Heady Topper
    Gandi Bot

  26. Commanche

    Commanche Initiate (162) May 8, 2008 California
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    I pick up the Caldera IPA whenever I get a chance.
  27. arniepnminne

    arniepnminne Initiate (173) Jun 2, 2010 Minnesota
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    I'd say Surly, particularly Furious, Wet, Coffee Bender and Abrasive Ale.
  28. cerp66

    cerp66 Initiate (23) Sep 20, 2007 South Carolina

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

    fullmetal1381 Initiate (0) Jul 30, 2011 Florida

    Chiming in to rep the FIDY. Love it.
  30. y2korey

    y2korey Initiate (0) Jan 14, 2010 North Carolina

    Ranger IPA never lets you down...
  31. dennho

    dennho Initiate (0) Oct 29, 2006 New York

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

    jzeilinger Poo-Bah (5,188) Dec 4, 2004 Pennsylvania
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    Personally speaking and not caving to all the hype, end of thread right there.
  33. lucas1801

    lucas1801 Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2012 Massachusetts

    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 Zealot (589) Nov 23, 2010 New York

    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. lucas1801

    lucas1801 Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2012 Massachusetts

    Gandhi is great but it is no Heady.
  36. UMNbeerhunter

    UMNbeerhunter Disciple (399) Oct 21, 2010 Minnesota

    Heady Topper or Abrasive.
  37. nc41

    nc41 Poo-Bah (1,506) Sep 25, 2008 North Carolina
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    Easily HT with Furious a 2nd.
  38. Vonstein15

    Vonstein15 Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2010 Ohio

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

    dogfish90 Initiate (53) May 4, 2009 California

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

    DollCraftTrav Initiate (0) Aug 14, 2012 Iowa

    I agree, very delicious Oatmeal
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