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Top 15 Beers in a Can...your thoughts?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by BuxMontBeerLover, Sep 5, 2012.

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  1. BuxMontBeerLover

    BuxMontBeerLover Zealot (520) Jul 7, 2010 Pennsylvania

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  2. match1112

    match1112 Initiate (0) Mar 2, 2011 Illinois

    torpedo and snpa
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  3. Shmeal

    Shmeal Devotee (409) Nov 9, 2009 Oregon
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    Ten Fidy and Gubna. Resin is darn good too
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  4. DanE

    DanE Disciple (328) Feb 24, 2012 Connecticut

    Oskar Blues posted this on FB today. I 100% agree that Caldera IPA should have been added, plus all and every Oskar blues brew. Fu-CAN movement I say. Cheers to beer in a can.
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  5. dbrauneis

    dbrauneis Site Editor (6,287) Dec 8, 2007 North Carolina
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  6. kmello69

    kmello69 Defender (618) Nov 27, 2011 Texas
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    I'd include Sante Fe Java Stout, Southern Star Buried Hatchet, Austin Beerworks Black Thunder, etc etc. Those are 15 great beers, but there are lots of other good ones in cans too.
  7. Leaf_hound

    Leaf_hound Initiate (150) Aug 29, 2012 California
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    I have to agree, I was really glad to see uncommon brewers out of Santa cruz proper on that list. and obviously Dales, Deviant Dales gubina etc..
  8. smokinoak

    smokinoak Initiate (0) Oct 21, 2011 Florida

    Heady Topper,Ten Fidy and Torpedo
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  9. SteveKotajarvi

    SteveKotajarvi Initiate (0) Oct 4, 2011 North Dakota

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  10. deadonhisfeet

    deadonhisfeet Poo-Bah (1,505) Apr 23, 2011 Kentucky

    Top 15 Beers in a Can

    1. Fresh Heady Topper
    2. 2-day old Heady Topper
    3. 3-day old Heady Topper
    4. 4-day old Heady Topper
    5. 5-day old Heady Topper
    6. 6-day old Heady Topper

    You get the idea.
  11. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (3,393) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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    surly abrasive,
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  12. olympicgatorade

    olympicgatorade Initiate (0) Aug 16, 2011 New Jersey

    Lancaster Kolsch
  13. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,417) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    Another vote for Heady, Ten Fidy, and GKnight.

    oh and Coffee Bender. and when Jai Alai and Maduro get in cans, those are a must.
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  14. immobilisme

    immobilisme Aspirant (231) Nov 8, 2005 Illinois

    Back in Black is pretty bad... replace it with Daisy Cutter.
  15. Shmeal

    Shmeal Devotee (409) Nov 9, 2009 Oregon
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    Shiiiiiiiiit, forgot about heady.
  16. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Defender (637) Dec 9, 2011 Colorado
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    These lists are like All-Star Games [pick any sport]. There's always somebody upset because someone is left out or someone they don't like is included.
  17. deadonhisfeet

    deadonhisfeet Poo-Bah (1,505) Apr 23, 2011 Kentucky

    Relax. We do it all the time. Wait until there's a thread titled ``15 Most Overhyped Canned Beers''. Then you'll see a real shit-show.
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  18. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Defender (637) Dec 9, 2011 Colorado
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    Oh, I'm relaxed and I know it's done all the time. That's the reason for my post. It's just another ho-hum subjective list.
  19. Kinsman

    Kinsman Champion (873) Aug 26, 2009 California

    Exactly. This is just one writers list published on what happens to be a fairly popular online news site. No one can really complain about any of those beers being on the list because they all have a pretty damn good reputation. If you happen to disagree, get a job with HuffPost and make your own list.
  20. deadonhisfeet

    deadonhisfeet Poo-Bah (1,505) Apr 23, 2011 Kentucky

    Oh, I get it now. You WANT to see a shit-show! :slight_smile:
  21. litheum94

    litheum94 Initiate (0) Dec 29, 2008 California

    Daisy Cutter
    Deviant Dales
  22. miketd

    miketd Zealot (522) Mar 2, 2006 Ohio
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    Elevated IPA, Gold Medal at GABF... awesome beer.
  23. GoGators

    GoGators Crusader (742) Aug 5, 2010 New Jersey
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    Just had for the 1st time and loved it so i will add 21st Amendment Hop Crisis to the list. So smooth for the abv.
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  24. Mothergoose03

    Mothergoose03 Poo-Bah (1,987) May 30, 2005 Michigan
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    Moose Drool???!!! Take take that one out and add Half Acre's Daisy Cutter and Surly's Furious.
  25. denver10

    denver10 Poo-Bah (2,205) Nov 17, 2010 New Mexico

    Glad to see Barney Flats on it. Ten Fidy I expected to see.

    Should have seen Dales Pale Ale and Sante Fe's Imperial Java Stout on it.Haven't had many of what did make it but I'd take either of those over: Maui's Cococunut Porter, Ska's Modus Hoperandi, New Belgium's Shift (and Avery's White Rascal but I don't care for that style).
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  26. Ryan2BSU

    Ryan2BSU Initiate (161) Mar 16, 2012 Indiana

    Heady Topper! I enjoyed one this weekend!
  27. mikeincharleston

    mikeincharleston Defender (643) May 1, 2009 North Carolina
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  28. Eriktheipaman

    Eriktheipaman Savant (979) Sep 4, 2010 California
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    Don't fully agree but pretty damn close to what I would choose!
  29. beerFool28607

    beerFool28607 Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2012 North Carolina

    Ten Fidy is somewhere in the top two or three.
  30. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Poo-Bah (4,874) Dec 4, 2004 Pennsylvania
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    Namely Furious, but Surly overall rocks, absolutely agree! I thought it was interesting that Heady is displayed twice but at least it wasn't counted twice.
  31. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Poo-Bah (4,874) Dec 4, 2004 Pennsylvania
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    The ones I was thinking of you all beat me to it. I'm glad to see Sun King on that list, was introduced to that one over the summer while spending a few days with the family back home in Indiana; I thought it was pretty awesome to sit in the stands watching the Indianapolis Indians and enjoying Some Sun King.
  32. SalukiAlum

    SalukiAlum Disciple (335) Dec 19, 2010 Colorado
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    Surly and Oskar Blues beers............then also included Heady Topper, Gandhi Bot, Buried Hatchet, Torpedo, Red Racer, Pako IPA, and Daisy Cutter.
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  33. MikeM40

    MikeM40 Initiate (0) Sep 29, 2010 Connecticut

    What....? No Gandhi Bot ?
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  34. hardy008

    hardy008 Poo-Bah (1,951) Jan 12, 2008 Minnesota

    Good list, but it is missing Surly Abrasive and Furious.
  35. Besteffen82

    Besteffen82 Initiate (0) Nov 30, 2010 North Carolina

    Heady Topper, Deviant Dales, Hop Crisis...can't go wrong with any of these!
  36. 3m3rson

    3m3rson Initiate (0) Nov 15, 2009 Massachusetts

  37. Dat

    Dat Aspirant (258) Aug 5, 2007 Texas

    Seriously? No NEBCo love?

    Gandhi-Bot is surely missing from the list and I'd have to argue that either Sea Hag or 668 The Neighbor of the Beast belongs on that list to..maybe even both.

    Back in Black was ok, but if they want to stick with 21st Amendment then Hop Crisis was much better. Resin I've had and I agree, it's might tasty along with Maui Brewing's CoCoNut Porter (thanks turfy!).
  38. SalukiAlum

    SalukiAlum Disciple (335) Dec 19, 2010 Colorado
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    Forgot about Resin!
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  39. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,417) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    Call me a freak, but I wasnt overly impressed by Resin.
  40. SalukiAlum

    SalukiAlum Disciple (335) Dec 19, 2010 Colorado
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    Abrasive, Furious, Dales Pale Ale, Ten Fidy, Old Chub, Deviant Dales, Heady Topper, Torpedo, Resin, Buried Hatchet, Pako IPA, Red Racer, GKnight, Gandhi Bot and Caldera IPA.
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