So when is a craft brewer going to do this? Iíd rather hike with beer than wine.

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aracauna
beers 3501 º places 85 º 12:38 Sun 4/8/2012

http://drinks.seriouseats.com/2012/04/wine-for-camping-climber-pouch-clif-family-wines-boxed-wine-bagged.html

I really think someone like Nantahala or New Belgium with their outdoorsy theme should start doing this. A beer named Trail Magic would be perfect for this.

 
davey101
beers 751 º 12:41 Sun 4/8/2012

Donít shake it up!

 
NobleSquirrel
beers 3439 º places 209 º 12:50 Sun 4/8/2012

carbonation is the real issue with a bag. Whatís wrong with cans?

 
JMerritt
beers 1941 º places 72 º 12:52 Sun 4/8/2012

I carry grain and brew at base camp in my Dutch oven.

 
suprchunk
beers 2960 º places 144 º 12:53 Sun 4/8/2012

Girardin already does. Not the same packaging of course, but still a bag.

 
hopscotch
beers 10612 º places 264 º 12:59 Sun 4/8/2012

Bagged beer for the beach would also be useful. Hiking, beachgoing, parkgoing, whatever; bags are easier to ice-down than cans and donít take up as much space.

 
allendodd
beers 116 º places 2 º 13:01 Sun 4/8/2012

Fitgerís in Duluth sells plastic growlers for packing into the BWCA

 
drowland
beers 7887 º places 243 º 13:01 Sun 4/8/2012

Yeah, I remember one of the Belgian brewers coming out with a bagged gueze.

 
JoePeesie
beers 924 º places 68 º 13:04 Sun 4/8/2012

Cans are good, but as an outdoors person bags are way better. Easier to keep in the cooler/ carry in a back pack & what not. There are a number of beers (hop stoopid jumps to mind) that I would totally grab a couple bags of before a camping trip.

 
JMerritt
beers 1941 º places 72 º 13:27 Sun 4/8/2012

In all seriousness, how well would a carbonated beverage in a bag work? Wouldnít the bag become completely rigid pretty much immediately after being filled?

Originally posted by JMerritt
I carry grain and brew at base camp in my Dutch oven.


I skipp the brewing and give women dutch ovens in their tent at basecamp after drinking dales and old chub. It should read "pack it it, get her drunk, break her off, pack it out."