Craft Beers… In A Can?

It turns out there was a beer-lovers convention at Monk’s Cafe that flew under the radar. The restaurant held a dinner for beer expert and cookbook author Lucy Saunders that centered around high-end canned beers. It turns out that these days advances in polymer film have made it possible to remove the metallic-taste problem from beer cans. Microbreweries have rapidly been turning towards offering canned beer:


Expectations were raised. Style was elevated. Thus, when you belly up to the venerable bar and order a featured Pikeland Pils, the exquisite, German-style pilsner from Sly Fox, the Phoenixville brewer, there is one thing you are not in any way conditioned for: The stuff, my friend, comes in a can. You heard that right: Craft beer(s) in a can.

Can Do - Craft Beers Kicking Glass, Going Metal [Inquirer]
Monk’s Cafe [MenuPages]
Monk’s Cafe [Official Site]

[Photo via Akira Suwa / Inquirer]

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Craft Beers… In A Can?