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Why is The Alchemist Heady Topper recommended to "Drink from the can"? Also, are there other beers that "should" also be drank from the can?

  • Some general insight here, perhaps? businessinsider.com.au/why-canned-beer-is-better-2013-8 – Nick Howard Aug 4 '14 at 7:33
  • I would say no. Wayne's linked to the video that explains why the founder of The Alchemist thinks you should drink his beer from a can and he knows best how he wants his beer to be experienced, but for me, the scent and flavor restrictions are too much. Don't get me wrong, I certainly enjoy drinking beer from a can, (and I'm drinking one from a bottle right now) but it's just better in a proper glass. – Xander Aug 7 '14 at 1:08
  • I agree, I can see his reasoning but a part of taste is also sight and smell. Placing the beer in a proper glass enhances both of these which in turn leads to a better overall experience. Just my opinion – Wayne In Yak Aug 8 '14 at 21:12
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Here is what the founder has to say:
http://www.beerpulse.com/2013/04/why-to-drink-alchemist-heady-topper-out-of-the-can-and-other-questions-answered-video/

Sounds like oxidation is a main reason, but he gives several other reasons.

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    Perhaps you could quote a relevant line or two inline with your answer so we don't have to go off-site to get the gist of the thing. – Caleb Sep 1 '14 at 15:32
  • "Sounds like oxidation is a main reason" – Wayne In Yak Sep 2 '14 at 13:03
  • sounds like from the can tastes amazing! – Jeff Wurz Sep 17 '14 at 19:14

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