Do you prefer drinking from cans or bottles?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by SerialTicker, Feb 17, 2013.


Would you rather drink your favorite beer straight from a can, or a bottle?

  1. Cans

    95 vote(s)
  2. Bottles

    80 vote(s)
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  1. CincyTK

    CincyTK Initiate (0) Dec 21, 2010 Ohio

    All beer should be poured in a glass.... period.
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  2. pitweasel

    pitweasel Initiate (0) Jun 11, 2007 New York


    Thanks for playing, guys!

    Personally, if I had to choose between one of the two, I think I'd go with bottles. I prefer canned beer for a number of reasons, but when it comes to which of the two containers I'd prefer to actually drink from, I just enjoy the feel of bottles a little more.

    And if for some stupid reason I decide to set my beer down and take an eye off it, no soda drinker is going to accidentally pick up my drink and steal precious sips from me :wink:
  3. Chinaskifan1

    Chinaskifan1 Aspirant (202) Nov 2, 2010 Pennsylvania

  4. JohnSnowNW

    JohnSnowNW Defender (609) Feb 6, 2013 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Bottles. I reuse them in my homebrew.
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  5. smokinyodas

    smokinyodas Initiate (0) Oct 21, 2012 Florida

    It's not the metal changing the beer inside the can, but rather the outside of the can that meets the nose that changes the drinking taste.
  6. supermodified

    supermodified Initiate (0) Nov 28, 2012 Ohio

    I drink from bottles while I'm on the can.

    It's more sanitary that way.
  7. JuicesFlowing

    JuicesFlowing Poo-Bah (2,146) Jul 5, 2009 Kansas

    Both! Depends on the situation, but 99% of the time I'm pouring into a pint glass. Oh! So the real answer is neither ...
  8. adamant1912

    adamant1912 Disciple (371) Jan 10, 2010 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    Bottles, never been a can guy- probably due to the fact I got into craft beer in the last few years and most craft is in bottles until recently. Either way, I prefer to pour into a glass- I know that negates the question but I think being able to see and smell it enhances the overall tasting experience.
  9. Gregfalone

    Gregfalone Initiate (0) Sep 5, 2012 California
    Beer Trader

    I think many people are misunderstanding the question, or didn't read the entire post. I don't believe he meant do you prefer your beer to come in, bottles or cans, I believe the original poster mean which would you prefer to DRINK STRAIGHT OUT OF.

    Bottle all the way
  10. SerialTicker

    SerialTicker Poo-Bah (1,760) Jun 18, 2012 Michigan

    I even said that in the TITLE.

    "Do you prefer drinking FROM cans or bottles?"
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