Beer in Cans.

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  1. Oct 12, 2019 #41

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    According to th Milk the Funk wiki, it looks like it's probably just a cosmetic thing, but some folk reckon that aging beers with caps, you can get some off flavours that you don't get with cork (esp. acidic beers like lambics and the like).

    Source: http://www.milkthefunk.com/wiki/Corking#Why_choose_to_cork_bottles.3F
     
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    If you're not getting acetic acid (and you're being careful not to get oxygen into your beer), it could be Brett forming the pellicle? That'll definitely munch your oxygen.
     
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    I too have some well aged beers coming up for about 3 years, they have taken on a sherry like flavour which I believe is an ingress of oxygen. Due to their high ABV I don't take this as a negative, but more as a positive flavour addition, usually drunk to finish a 'session'. Matter of fact I may have one now.;)
     
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    I'm jealous that you're finishing a session before 9 am. Was that the night shift? :thumba:
     
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    Much prefer bottles, only buy cans if there is a beer that particularly catches my eye. Part of that is a bottle can be reused though so added bonus.
     
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    I'll happily drink from either, I don't see that there's much difference. It's mostly perceived and we're all fallible.

    I bottle condition everything cause it's cheap, they go in the dishwasher and it's better for the environment as you can reuse them forever.
     
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    I don't drink directly from either so I'm not too bothered either way as the beer ends up in a nice glass. There is something more pleasing in popping the cap of a bottle. Then again, cans are technically superior, and I've had plenty of good beers from cans, either filtered and carbonated or can conditioned.
     
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    If its got a decent carb level ( eg lagers and american IPA) i often drink straight from can as you loose some of the fix and chill tranfering it to aglass. same with bottles to be honest much of the time.
     
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    Don't you miss the large portion of the aroma from drinking from a small orifice? Taste is largely linked to what we smell rather than what the tongue picks up.
     
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    Just ordered some party kegs (full) as I hope to be able to reuse them. Does anybody have any experience of these?
    Not Party Sevens!
     
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    Sometimes but I normally take a big in hale after opening and before sipping and I drink them quite quick. I often use a glass too though.
     
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    Back in the day I.e. When I was 16 we bought party 7's and opened them with a Hammer and nail. The beer went everywhere what fun. Anyway I bought a 5l mini keg from Morrison reduced to £10 we drank the beer Shipyard IPA. I've removed the plus and I have bought 5 replacement plugs off eBay. If you go to YouTube you'll get the idea. You just need to sanitise,prime, fill and re-bung.
     
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    Plug not plus god I hate corrective spelling
     
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    What's your secret? I have only managed to push the plug in, haven't managed to get it out.
     
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    I saw the YouTube with the guy guy removing the plug, I just destroyed it. Just bought replacements.
     

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