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

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

  1. hardy008

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    I don't know how I forgot about Red Racer IPA. It definitely belongs in the top 15.
     
  2. jgagne

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    West 6th IPA. Not really that known outside of Kentucky, but I will tell you it's really really good. Seek it out...
     
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    Heady, Heady, and Heady.
    Sea Hag should be on the list also.
     
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    Bring it on!!!!!!!
     
  5. travMI13

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    What are the 5 best canned beers of all-time? Think about it: Heady... Heady... Heady, Heady, and Heady. Because I spit hot fire.
     
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    Plus it rips and it rhymes. And it rhymes and it rips.
     
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    I haven't had a lot of craft bbers from cans, so my knowledge in that area is a bit limited. But what I do know is, I really enjoy Deviant Dale's. Hop Stoopid (more or less) in can? Yes please!
     
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    Heady Topper, Torpedo, Gandhi Bot
     
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    This list does not include Sierra Nevada Pale Ale or Torpedo... therefore it is invalid as a list.
     
  10. RattleheadKV2

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    This. I was surprised to not see it on this list. Oh well that's what happens when you only distribute in New Mexico. But awesome beer indeed, I always have a 4 pack or more on hand.
     
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    I was glad to see Modus Hoperandi and Moose Drool in there.
     
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    Hop Crisis! it's like Burton Baton in a can
     
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    Looking at the cans they have Coffee Bender and no Furious? Add Caldera too, and Surly Wet.
     
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    I have to admit I'm a fan of cans. Big ones are my favorite. They're great for motor boating.
     
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    Mmmm Surly Bender and Coffee Bender. Great body, incredibly easy-drinking, wonderfully complex... I love those beers.
     
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    One does not simply forget about heady
     
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    Surly Surly would make my list, but Im surly unable to get Surly in my neck of the woods (PGH). Im very Surly over the subject to be frank. Dont call me Francis, or Ill kill ya.
    Brewers like cans better than bottles. Cheaper to ship and they let no light in. If I see cans of the brew Im looking for I buy them.
    I would say my vote is Anderson valley and Six point Bengali tiger.
     
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    I blame tv for this, but all i could picture was you slamming your face back and forth between a couple beer cans. Nothing like laughing at a quiet workplace. Anywho, not a terrible list. I agree that furious should have been on there, but not bad.
     
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    The same goes for growlers. When on the water, half gallon size doesn't quite cut it and I prefer a couple full gallons. A pair of big jugs are perfect for motor boating.
     
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    I've had lots of canned craft beer, and the best one, hands down, far and away, no question is Fort George OPA. Great stuff.
     
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    I've been told during a visit to the source that OPA is the brewmasters go-to beer. I can definitely see why as it's my favorite beer the produce also.
     
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    Caldera IPA here. Never had Heady though.
     
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    Just look at my avatar. Nuff said.

    Cheers.....
     
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    Daisy cutter, and furious instead of bender.
     
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    I'm "famous" for touting Pako's. ;)
     
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    I was happy to see the modus love for once in a canned beer thread. If ten fidy wasn't there the list would have lost all credability. I don't know why moose drool was there. Santa fe imperial java or upslopes belgian pale ale kick the snot out of MD.
     
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    Let's at least acknowledge that a 6 of Schlitz 1960 tall boy cans is $5 and is kinda good.
     
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    I'm a fan of it but it seems no one else in town knows about the revival of the 60s formula, hence there's now product on the shelves well past their best by date. Dammit.
     
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    Big cans are an absolute must for proper motor boating. :)
     
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    Caldera IPA and FT. George Vortex are delicious. But once Boneyard starts canning (Spring 2013 according to my sources) the list is obsolete.
     
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    Bitter Brewer for sure.
     
  32. mjshearer1

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    95% of my beer consumption comes from bottles. Of the 5% from cans, Brewery Vivant's Escoffier takes the top prize.
     
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  33. ONovoMexicano

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    La Cumbre Elevated IPA and Santa Fe Java Imperial Stout are definitely deserving to make this list.
     
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    Here's my list:

    1. Heady Topper
    2. Ten Fidy
    3. Daisy Cutter
    4. Surly Wet
    5. Resin
    6. Gubna
    7. Torpedo
    8. Coffee Bender
    9. Avery IPA
    10. Furious
    11. Sun King Grapefruit Jungle
    12. Sun King Osiris
    13. Bender
    14. Deviant Dale's
    15. Sun King Isis

    I would love to try more canned beer as it is my favorite way to consume beer.
     
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    It's almost time!!!
     
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    Baxter Stowaway IPA! (Maine)
     
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    Agreed. Just tried it tonight.
     
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    Elevated IPA, Surly Wet, Deviant Dales, Heady Topper.
     
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    Ten Fiddy and Resin
     
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    Ten Fidy and Jai Alai are my favorites.
     
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