Beer in cans vs. beer in bottles -- the great debate

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i drink beer from cans, it's pretty good!

wilter, Saturday, 13 February 2010 13:30 (4 years ago) Permalink

2 years pass...

DALE'S

soooooooo good. right now.

a single goddamn marshmallow fucked me for LIFE (Hunt3r), Wednesday, 2 May 2012 20:36 (2 years ago) Permalink

i did not realize til i just went to their site that it's 6.5%, that's always a plus.

a single goddamn marshmallow fucked me for LIFE (Hunt3r), Wednesday, 2 May 2012 20:38 (2 years ago) Permalink

I don't think I've ever had an Oskar Blues beer, but there's a couple of local craft breweries here in Chicago (Half Acre, Finch's) that use cans exclusively for their year-round releases, so I no longer associate canned beer exclusively with shitty corporate lager. Ska's Modus Hoperandi is one that I see fairly often, too.

sockless in moccasins (jaymc), Wednesday, 2 May 2012 21:12 (2 years ago) Permalink

the new Deviant Dale's is pretty killer -- not sure how far & wide it's being distributed. i live down the street from the oskar blues brewery.

tylerw, Wednesday, 2 May 2012 21:14 (2 years ago) Permalink

I've heard of Oskar Blues, but I don't recall ever having seen it locally. Maybe Jeff or askance johnson or t0dd sw1ss can correct me.

sockless in moccasins (jaymc), Wednesday, 2 May 2012 21:17 (2 years ago) Permalink

sixpoint was pretty much the nail in the coffin for my bottle snobbery. But I don't drink from the can, I pour it into a glass. Can taste is still gross.

i don't believe in zimmerman (Hurting 2), Wednesday, 2 May 2012 21:20 (2 years ago) Permalink

I don't think cans taste any worse than bottles, honestly, but I pour into a glass whenever possible as well.

sockless in moccasins (jaymc), Wednesday, 2 May 2012 21:22 (2 years ago) Permalink

Surly really changed my mind on this, but i am also warming up to the 21st amendment brewery stuff too.

Rachel Profiling (jjjusten), Wednesday, 2 May 2012 21:23 (2 years ago) Permalink

tbh I just like bottles because they are bottles

I'M THAT POSTA, AAAAAAAAAH (DJP), Wednesday, 2 May 2012 21:25 (2 years ago) Permalink

i thought this would be about the new miller lite can that makes it even easier to shotgun beers

call all destroyer, Wednesday, 2 May 2012 21:27 (2 years ago) Permalink

tell me more

tylerw, Wednesday, 2 May 2012 21:28 (2 years ago) Permalink

I hope they have an ad campaign that ends with a message to shotgun responsibly and know your limit

i don't believe in zimmerman (Hurting 2), Wednesday, 2 May 2012 21:29 (2 years ago) Permalink

psh, whole point of shotgunning is drinking the beer out of anywhere but the top of the can.

tylerw, Wednesday, 2 May 2012 21:33 (2 years ago) Permalink

love dale's and surly and i totally get why cans would be better for transporting/storing beer, but i still like drinking out of bottles better (hurting otm, you can taste the aluminum). if it's good beer in a can, i'll decant too.

40oz of tears (Jordan), Wednesday, 2 May 2012 21:36 (2 years ago) Permalink

even bad cheap beer tastes way better out of a bottle than straight from a can. in fact sometimes it stops tasting so bad.

i don't believe in zimmerman (Hurting 2), Wednesday, 2 May 2012 21:40 (2 years ago) Permalink

Vessel matters not to me.

Jeff, Wednesday, 2 May 2012 21:41 (2 years ago) Permalink

me neither. oskar blues convinced me a few years back. don't think any beer nowadays tastes different out of a bottle than out of a can. definitely used to, back in the old days, before they started lining the cans w plastic or whatever.

10. “Pour Some Sugar On Me” – Tom Cruise (contenderizer), Wednesday, 2 May 2012 21:57 (2 years ago) Permalink

ha, very timely -- a friend just sent me news of this, the latest oskar blues beer, in an aluminum bottle

more info: http://blogs.westword.com/cafesociety/2012/05/nice_package_oskar_blues_packa.php

tylerw, Wednesday, 2 May 2012 22:03 (2 years ago) Permalink

can debate ends here btw:

call all destroyer, Thursday, 3 May 2012 02:24 (2 years ago) Permalink

also

sleeve, Thursday, 3 May 2012 02:43 (2 years ago) Permalink

whoah sorry about huge img

sleeve, Thursday, 3 May 2012 02:44 (2 years ago) Permalink


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