nice article on good canned brews


Yet in the past several years the once-lowly can has been seeing its reputation grow in the craft-brewing community. Thanks in large part to new microcanning equipment, smaller brewers like Colorado’s Oskar Blues, Minnesota’s Surly Brewing, Oregon’s Caldera Brewing, and California’s 21st Amendment are able to enter the canned-beer business alongside mainstream brands like Budweiser and Miller.

Add one more: Just this past summer, New Belgium Brewing began canning its popular Fat Tire Amber Ale and selling it in 12-packs in limited markets across the western United States, in stores such as Fred Meyer and Whole Foods, with plans to expand.

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