Drinking out of bottle/can vs. pouring in to glass

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by happy4hoppybeer, Dec 8, 2012.

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  1. smutty33

    smutty33 Defender (640) Jun 12, 2009 Connecticut
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    I always pour into a glass,always.
    Unless I'm on a beach,then my Sea Hag stays in the can.........:wink:

    W/that being said,Dogfish 120 min. outta the bottle sounds a bit hardcore....lol.

  2. checktherhyme

    checktherhyme Initiate (165) Apr 8, 2008 Washington

    I drink my BMC's out of the can/bottle and for some reason I like SNPA better out of the bottle. Other than that, I hardley ever drink without pouring into a glass.
  3. RichardMNixon

    RichardMNixon Zealot (515) Jun 24, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    I find that the can and the bottle really diminish the flavor as well; I prefer to siphon directly from the fermenter into my mouth.
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  4. ColonelCash

    ColonelCash Initiate (0) Jul 6, 2011 Tennessee

    I'm a bottle drinker and proud of it. Only for 12oz though, anything bigger gets the glass pour.
  5. DarthGuitarHero

    DarthGuitarHero Devotee (443) Jan 15, 2011 Minnesota

    The only time I drink from the bottle is at my mother-in-law's house where she insists that beer should be poured into a frozen mug.
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  6. mcaulifww

    mcaulifww Initiate (0) Aug 18, 2011 Virginia

    I like to strap the nipple of a baby bottle right on top of my Cantillon and suck away!
  7. Mothergoose03

    Mothergoose03 Poo-Bah (2,225) May 30, 2005 Michigan
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    Come back after dinner and tell me how it went. :wink:
  8. RobertColianni

    RobertColianni Zealot (528) Nov 4, 2008 Pennsylvania

    Why is anyone still talking to this idiot? I'm ashamed he lives in my state.
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  9. sholle

    sholle Initiate (0) Jan 2, 2011 Montana


    cans, as bottles are not as welcome at the top of Lone Peak, where I'z be goin all winter
  10. happy4hoppybeer

    happy4hoppybeer Initiate (0) Nov 19, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Takes on to know one:wink:
  11. brplatz

    brplatz Initiate (0) Oct 3, 2012 New Mexico

    Sounds like we have an underage boy on our hands
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  12. NoSignsOfPain

    NoSignsOfPain Initiate (0) Jan 16, 2011 California

    I drank ZD out of the bottle last week and it was still glorious.

    But my preference is glassware. Naturally.
  13. Moose90

    Moose90 Meyvn (1,455) Nov 25, 2012 Washington
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    This argument fails based solely on serving size.
    1 12oz beer = 1 serving. 1 750ml bottle of scotch = 15+ servings. 1 750ml bottle of wine = 4+ servings (typically). One pours a glass of scotch because the bottle is not expected to be consumed in one sitting. Whist beer, in a 12oz format, is expected to be consumed in one serving. Same goes for wine, growlers, bombers, most people aren't going to sit down and have a bottle of scotch in one sitting.

    Personally, I like pouring into a glass. Get a better looking drink, and some more aroma's to boot.
  14. bdub32689

    bdub32689 Initiate (0) May 19, 2011 Massachusetts
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    To be honest right or wrong it all comes down to logistics. Large bottle I always use a glass. I prefer to drink pale ales and ipas out of the bottle especially if I'm going to be consuming it more casually so i don't lose carbonation which helps compliment the hops
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  15. brplatz

    brplatz Initiate (0) Oct 3, 2012 New Mexico

    I'll give you that.

    I was more implying the bottle as a storage of liquid and glasses as consumption vessels.
  16. happy4hoppybeer

    happy4hoppybeer Initiate (0) Nov 19, 2009 Pennsylvania

    I'd say you're about a decade off.
  17. paulys55

    paulys55 Zealot (587) Aug 2, 2010 Pennsylvania
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    Unfortunately, your nose is outside the opening where it can't really take in those wonderful aromas:slight_frown:
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  18. Prh27

    Prh27 Initiate (0) Apr 24, 2012 Virginia

    I drink APA's and session beers out of the can (if it's not the first time drinking that beer). Mainly SNPA, Bitter American, or Dale's. They're perfect for busy weekends of house work where I can set my beer down beside a log splitter or miter saw. A glass wouldn't be convenient in these situations.

    Other than that, always pour into a glass.
  19. jawzman

    jawzman Initiate (0) Mar 20, 2010 Minnesota

    I always pour into a glass. I also use silverware when eating dinner. I can't believe this is an actual thread...
  20. Prh27

    Prh27 Initiate (0) Apr 24, 2012 Virginia

    You eat pizza with silverware?
  21. GreenCoffee

    GreenCoffee Initiate (0) Jul 2, 2012 Illinois

    The pearl-clutching in this thread is hilarious. I go for a glass, all things considered.

    However, I have managed to drink a craft beer directly out of what it was sold in and lived to tell about it so MAYBE... just maybe... it's not worth having an aneurysm over.
  22. RBassSFHOPit2ME

    RBassSFHOPit2ME Meyvn (1,126) Mar 1, 2009 California

    Your loss. But hey, to each their own. BTW, you're missing out on a ton of aromas that actually enhance the drinking experience (to the max) My .02
  23. Dools9

    Dools9 Zealot (530) Jul 5, 2011 Massachusetts

    I always use glass, I even pour my 'Gansett's and High Lifes on occasion into glasses but most of the time those are drank right from the can or bottle. I don't know, there's something about the appearance of a nicely poured glass of beer that I just love, I guess I am sucker for good head and lacing, but hey, who isn't? Another thing is experimenting with new glass ware and collecting different glass styles. And I would agree that aroma suffers when drank from the container. More pros to using glass imo.
  24. ksodemann

    ksodemann Aspirant (252) Nov 29, 2012 Missouri
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    Always use a proper glass
  25. highdesertdrinker

    highdesertdrinker Disciple (382) Nov 5, 2012 Arizona
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    I prefer the glass unless I'm working around the house or I'm drinking Shlitz Malt Liquor then I take the paper bag and deftly twist it around the neck to form fit it to the bottle.
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  26. Derranged

    Derranged Devotee (484) Mar 7, 2010 New York

    I prefer to use a glass most of the time. But I have no problem drinking from the bottle or can.
  27. TND

    TND Initiate (0) Dec 13, 2012

    When I'm home i drink out bottle, can beer i drink out of glass with a straw. When i use a straw out of a glass-can it's just better to me drink faster and taste better. But do love bottle beer tho hands down.
  28. mrzazz

    mrzazz Initiate (0) Jul 14, 2011 West Virginia

    Always a glass!
  29. kenpo23

    kenpo23 Initiate (0) Oct 8, 2009 Massachusetts

    If a brewer grabs a taste from the production line he does not pour it into a bottle first does he?
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  30. taxman

    taxman Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2012 Illinois

    I like to drink my beer out of a bottle with a straw. Yeah, right.
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  31. Cenosillicaphobe

    Cenosillicaphobe Initiate (0) Jul 24, 2011 Maine

    I'm about to pop a couple of World Wide Stouts into my beer helmet.

    Y'all are doin' it wrong...just sayin'.
  32. burri

    burri Initiate (0) Nov 11, 2012 Cyprus

    If im home, i usually prefer glass, it just makes it classy, you can smell the beer, see the beer, and feel the beer
  33. MarioM

    MarioM Zealot (514) Sep 13, 2009 California

    I only drink out of the bottle if I don't have a glass. I think its a shame to see someone drink a nice beer out of the bottle without being able to smell it.
  34. Tamarack22

    Tamarack22 Initiate (0) May 19, 2011 Minnesota

    You learn a lot about a beer from pouring it into a glass. Keeping it in the container limits your knowledge of said beer. You're just not getting the most out of the experience.

    The OP should consider some type of feeding tube setup. Bypassing the sight/smell senses has improved his experience, by that logic I can only assume bypassing taste would deliver the ultimate drinking experience.
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  35. Duffman929

    Duffman929 Aspirant (279) Nov 27, 2010 Illinois
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    I don't like posting on beer advocate because lots of other people post on beer advocate, and I think it's pretty douchey.
  36. KaslD

    KaslD Initiate (0) Nov 25, 2012 California

    I am white-trashy. So what? Wanna fight about it?
  37. jglowe77

    jglowe77 Initiate (0) Jan 24, 2011 Massachusetts

    Heady Topper - can. Always the can.
  38. chcfan

    chcfan Devotee (466) Oct 29, 2008 California

    You trollin'!
  39. jjchristiano

    jjchristiano Aspirant (263) Sep 24, 2009 New Jersey

    Always a glass unless I am tailgating or on a beach and pulling a cold one out of a cooler.
  40. LAD

    LAD Initiate (0) Apr 16, 2008 Texas

    Do you have any facts to back up your statement that most breweries up their CO2 volume for bottles?
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