Epicurious: Coors Light "best canned beer"

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Mebuzzard, Feb 2, 2013.

  1. Mebuzzard

    Mebuzzard May 19, 2005 Colorado

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  2. ArrogantB

    ArrogantB Jun 9, 2006 Colorado
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    I won't lie, I enjoy a Coors Light from time to time with friends. I certainly don't buy any but I will drink a CL or a PBR without hesitation.
     
  3. squirrely2005

    squirrely2005 Aug 26, 2011 Texas

    "All we're tasted with salted pretzels"

    o_O
     
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  4. lokieman

    lokieman Jan 20, 2011 Oklahoma

    I saw this article, clicked on it and saw the pictures and closed the page. Any "competition" where Coors Light is the victor is not a true competition.
     
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  5. czfreeman

    czfreeman May 22, 2007 California

    lol just tried to post the same article..guess it got deleted since you beat me to it
     
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  6. gatornation

    gatornation Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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    i like Corona with chips and salsa on a warm afternoon
     
  7. BKBassist

    BKBassist Jan 24, 2013 New York

    Why not include Coors Original, which actually resembles beer? I know widespread availability was their prerequisite, so Gansett or Yeungling couldn't make the cut.
     
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  8. jborg

    jborg Dec 13, 2009 New York

    I think I might go for a Six Point Crisp first..
     
  9. ucfalum08

    ucfalum08 Jan 20, 2013 Florida

    When. I first started tailgating for football in college is drink CL. Then I found Heineken in cans. Then I found SN Pale Ale. Needless to say I wouldn't touch CL at this point.
     
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  10. TheSaboteur

    TheSaboteur Sep 20, 2010 Nebraska

    $8.59 for a six pack of higher end brew?...*shrug*
     
  11. kzoobrew

    kzoobrew May 8, 2006 Michigan

    Fluff article, that is all you will find on the front page of Yahoo. Take it for what it is worth.
     
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  12. Stockfan42

    Stockfan42 Jan 20, 2009 Massachusetts

    I split a 36 of coors light yesterday with a few buddy's. The first few are rough but after a while you just chug them down.
     
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  13. Schwantz

    Schwantz Dec 16, 2012 Florida

    Nope..... And the winner is!!???!?!
    [​IMG]
     
  14. Thedrizzle

    Thedrizzle Sep 10, 2012 Florida
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    CCB white oak jai alai
     
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  15. jjchristiano

    jjchristiano Sep 24, 2009 New Jersey

    I would say that those are the best canned beers that you would actually drink right from the can after pulling out of a cooler full of ice. Coors light is very refreshing when you drink it as a replacement for water on a hot day tailgating or beach hanging.
    I have never drank a Ten Fiddy or other such a masterpiece from the can. I must pour these into a glass so the vessel it is purchased in is irrelevant.
     
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  16. mikeburd1128

    mikeburd1128 Oct 28, 2011 New Jersey

    It sure did beat out some tough competition there...
     
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  17. slangtruth

    slangtruth Jan 8, 2012 Massachusetts

    How about money? It's absolutely wiped the floor with all comers in any sales competition.
     
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  18. mcrago

    mcrago Oct 6, 2012 Indiana

    Where's Heady?
     
  19. PatriotsRule

    PatriotsRule Sep 25, 2012 Massachusetts

    Having a Resin tonight. Superior to anything from Coors, methinks
     
  20. jettjon

    jettjon Jun 3, 2005 Florida

    Coors Light #1... and #2 is... TECATE? WTF?
     
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  21. chuckstout

    chuckstout May 22, 2006 Ohio

    They should have waited and put this out on the first day of April!
     
  22. Johnnyramirez

    Johnnyramirez Nov 17, 2012 California

    A) $8.59 for a 6 pack isn't alot, plus I can get SN for $6.99/6 pack pretty readily and SN is available in all 50 states
    B) this might as well be comparing Arrowhead, Crystal Geyser, Aquafina, Dasani, etc. all taste the same
     
  23. kingofhop

    kingofhop May 9, 2010 Oklahoma

    When a beer is in aluminum form (like the Coors 16 oz stubby shape I'm having right now) is it a can or a bottle?
     
  24. ADfan

    ADfan Nov 28, 2010 California

    Oskar Blues all the way. Although I have drank and pissed a sixer of Coors Light in an hour.
     
  25. SometimesIfart

    SometimesIfart Jun 4, 2012 Michigan
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    I just saw this on Yahoo. These guys have no clue what they're talking about. Natural Light came in fourth place?, Welp, There goes any credibility those "Advocates" had!. Don't get me wrong, None of those beers are any good, But PBR is loads better than Natural Light.
     
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  26. lokieman

    lokieman Jan 20, 2011 Oklahoma

  27. diesel59

    diesel59 Jan 3, 2012 New York

    I can't even bring myself to drink coors light.... let alone enjoy it............ there are so many other AAL's out there that have a bad rap................... lifes short................try them all....................
     
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  28. dwitt24

    dwitt24 Feb 28, 2011 Washington

    Uh....Heady Topper? that there be best canned beer..

    But for Domestic you have a great argument, id put Coors Original just ahead but they're basically neck and neck in my opinion!
     
  29. russpowell

    russpowell May 24, 2005 Oklahoma
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    I believe it is a bottle on BA when reviewing said products
    Nope, I was wrong its a can
     
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  30. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Aug 1, 2009 Washington

    I love the delicate refreshing taste of beer flavored carbonated water!;)
     
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  31. Noelito76

    Noelito76 Oct 30, 2004 New York
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    I'm convinced those who prefer Coors Light don't really like beer. They just need something that is cold and flavorless.
     
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  32. Steeeve

    Steeeve Nov 16, 2010 Pennsylvania

    Even speaking not as a beer advocate, Coors is by far the worst of the big three. What little taste it has is tinny and oddly urine-like. It is beyond revolting. In terms of shitty canned macro lagers (excluding Yuengling), High Life is the best, followed by PBR and Miller Lite.
     
  33. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Mar 18, 2010 California

    That Jai Alai is looking really good right about now. I still need to try it.
     
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  34. aknight

    aknight Jun 2, 2008 California

    I'm not sure that their numbers are right. Everything I've seen puts Bud at #3 and Coors Light at #2 now. Here is an article from Ad Age about it from early 2012:

    http://adage.com/article/news/coors-light-blasts-bud-2-brew/231980/

    If Ad Age's numbers are no longer accurate then that means that either Bud's sales spiked or CL's collapsed but I don't think either of those are true. I wonder where your link got their numbers from. I'd really like to see the source info for that. I'm just genuinely curious about this.
     
  35. Shagator

    Shagator Mar 17, 2012 Kentucky

    you know what they say about CL and sex in a canoe...
     
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  36. Johnnyramirez

    Johnnyramirez Nov 17, 2012 California

    Lol. Both are fucking close to water.

    I love that joke
     
  37. Mebuzzard

    Mebuzzard May 19, 2005 Colorado

    "Oddly" enough, those on the list are all distributed by Coors Dist Co. around there here parts, anyway
     
  38. 2beerdogs

    2beerdogs Jan 31, 2005 California
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    Yup, it may have all of those "characteristics", but it's missing one thing....A BEER TASTE!!!:eek:
     
  39. 2beerdogs

    2beerdogs Jan 31, 2005 California
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    But remember it's "LITE " so it only has a lite flavor of beer.
     
  40. DrLasers

    DrLasers Apr 18, 2011 California

    My neighbor and I have been drinking some ice cold "Kers" (proper pronunciation) Light in the garage all evening. You prissy pants-es don't know what your missing.
     
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