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Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by slim2043, Jan 24, 2013.

  1. Derranged

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    I recently saw a four pack of Lucifer Tall Boys. I was gonna buy it but I didn't feel like spending $17.99. Although that's probably as cheap as I'll find it considering it was from a Total Wine in Northern NJ.

    How much of a difference would there be between a good Belgian ale in a bottle and in a can?
     
  2. DaKur

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    Took one for the team yesterday.
     
  3. rocdoc1

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    I can break my rules for a significant national hoiday like canned beer Day.
     
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  4. ncaudle

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    drank a Full Nelson in the city where the first can was sold
     
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  5. slim2043

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    The Purchase is also a fine gesture! lol
     
  6. slim2043

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    Good point. Were cans even safe then?
     
  7. jesskidden

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    "Safe"? Well, you wouldn't have wanted to crush one of those early steel/tin cans against your forehead ;) , but the American Can Co. had developed a liner for their beer cans to prevent off-flavors which went by their trademarked "Keglined" terminology. As seen in the ad below, "Keglined" was often emphasized, and was in as large a typeface as the Krueger brand itself. (It was also prominently printed on those early cans, as well).

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    There's a (apocryphal?) story that the American Can Co. salesmen would scrap off the liner and eat it during their sales pitch to dubious brewmasters to show that the lining was safe.
     
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  8. UCLABrewN84

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    Maybe I should go pick up a single of Gubna so I can finally review liquid onions.
     
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