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Torpedo Cans
« on: June 16, 2012, 01:48:37 PM »
Just saw this in the grocery store today and had to pick up a four pack.  First time I've seen them.

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Re: Torpedo Cans
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2012, 03:01:24 PM »
I think I've seen these too. They went the 4-pack route. Wah. But it's a badass beer!
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Re: Torpedo Cans
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2012, 05:24:40 PM »
Just saw this in the grocery store today and had to pick up a four pack.  First time I've seen them.

Was in the Bristow Harris Teeter today and saw the same thing.  I resisted the temptation, though :)
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Re: Torpedo Cans
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2012, 05:42:11 PM »
I've done a side by side tasting with cans and bottles.  The canned beer tasted muted compared to the bottled beer.  The flavors were more pronounced and distinct in the bottled beer.

Perhaps it was not apples to apples.  The canned beer may have been older, or not handled as well as the bottled beer.

The cans sure are more convenient for backpacking though.  After a few miles of humping photo equipment across the lava flows, even Torpedo packaged in a ziplock baggy would taste like nectar.   ;D
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Re: Torpedo Cans
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2012, 09:37:34 PM »
I just saw the same thing last night and didn't think twice about it.  Now...I'm wishing I would've picked up a four pack.  ::)
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Re: Torpedo Cans
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2012, 02:34:46 PM »
We're still getting them only in bottles.  If they come up with cans here too, I'll pick up one of both and try them side by side.  It's a very tasty IPA, and I'd love it if it came in cans all the time.