Hop Art

9 Beautiful Beer Cans That Make For Stylish Sips

You’ll love checking out the art on these beer cans almost as much as you will drinking their contents.

by Joe Jackson
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Art and beer is a wonderful combination. Beer art is having a moment thanks to independent breweries coming out with myriad new brews with clever names and the fact that the label of a can is an ideal landing spot for original art. Here are a few of our favorites.

Block 15 Brewery
Fresh Flow IPA

This hazy IPA from Block 15 features artist Chris Herbst’s hand-drawn mountain and wave stoke-scape.

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Prairie Artisan Ales
Rainbow Sherbet Sour Ale

Prairie Ales’ Rainbow Sherbert can is loud and bright just like the surprisingly tasty sour contained inside.

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Melvin Brewing
Back in Da Haze Hazy IPA

The purple break dancing cartoon on Melvin’s Back in Da Haze IPA will brighten up your fridge along with its chuckle-worthy “hop and lock it” tagline.

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Fieldwork Brewing
Ascender IPA

The mixed media art on Field Work’s west coast IPA makes us want to go mountaineering.

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Breakside Brewing
Breakside Amber Lager

You’ll have a hard time recycling this handsome bear painted by Oregon-based artist Erik Abel, but you won’t have a hard time drinking the amber inside it.

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21st Amendment
El Sully Mexican Style Lager

We are officially on a mission to find a real-life version of the extremely rad serape shirt featured on this Mexican lager-style can from 21st Amendment.

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Steamworks Brewing Co.
Steamworks Pilsner

This can of Pilsner features artwork so beautiful and surreal you can get lost in the design as you sip the refreshing light beer inside.

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Against the Grain Brewing
Citra Ass Down

We have no idea what is going on in the art on this can, but we love it—along with the laugh-out-loud name on this gluten-free IPA.

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Modern Times Beer
Dinosaur World

This design from modern times is somehow both subdued and stunning. This kind of art belongs in a museum.

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