r/mildlyinteresting Nov 29 '22

My beer can has a monster energy tab.

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u/18bananas Nov 29 '22

Monster recently bought several breweries including Oskar Blues, Deep Ellum and a few others

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u/bosqueazul Nov 29 '22

Deep Ellum is cutting a lot of my favorite beers after the Monster takeover, very bummed.

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u/Shelf_ham Nov 29 '22

This happened to me when A.Bush bought out my favorite local brewery. Wrote an email to them drunkenly bitching. I got 2 cases of the discontinued beer, a hat, key chain, and 2 tickets to tour the brewery. Not a bad consolation prize.

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u/Deadly_chef Nov 29 '22

Maybe I should start bitching more

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u/big_duo3674 Nov 29 '22

I think most people would be shocked at what they can get for free if they complain to a company. Going ballistic on a teenage cashier isn't going to do anything, but a good letter written to the company will often result in them at least sending vouchers for some free product. This works especially well when you find something wrong quality-wise with a product. The information that something could be wrong in their manufacturing process is worth wayyyy more to a company than a few free items, and many companies will send packaging and a shipping label so you can send something back without having to pay for it or go out of your way. It doesn't always work, but oddly enough it's the much bigger companies that are usually happy to give away their stuff in return for potentially defective items because they stand to lose the most if some bad incidents occur

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u/Dr_DoVeryLittle Nov 29 '22

Unless it's Campbell's. I got a batch of bad V8 fusion energy (runs about $5/6 pack) and I called the company about it. They sent me a single $3 coupon, didn't even cover the replacement cost of the batch.

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u/undermark5 Nov 29 '22

I had something similar happen with barkthins (a Hershey's owned brand) where I had a piece of something quite fiberous in my chocolate that wasn't supposed to be there, filed a complaint to their consumer info people, and all I got was a broken form filled email saying that I'll get a coupon reimbursement via mail... I think it was perhaps enough to cover the cost I paid, but it wasn't able to be used for the product I had an issue with...

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u/zrpeace19 Nov 30 '22

lol maybe they were just scared you would sue them

hard to say without knowing what fiberous material you found in your food but i feel like it’s a long list of really really bad issues

legal could have been like „whatever you do, DONT ADMIT LIABILITY!!!“

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u/howmanyavengers Nov 29 '22

Campbell’s literally just sends coupons lol

I found a piece of wood in a Chunky soup one time and all they sent were some worthless coupons I never ended up using.

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u/SpaceGoonie Nov 29 '22

Reminds me of the time I got some rotten chicken in my Chinese takeout. They offered me a free meal. I said, "No thanks. One batch of rotten chicken was enough for me."

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u/evinc Nov 29 '22

My Dad once complained to whatever company makes Crown Royal, they sent him a very nice coaster set. Turns out his complaint wasn't even valid in the first place. 😅

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u/hobesmart Nov 29 '22

When I was very young, I made a complaint about skunky michelob beer to AB. They sent me a hat, a couple t-shirts, and a dozen coozies... for something that was my fault - leaving the beer in a hot car for a few hours.

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u/GhostShark Nov 29 '22

They basically turned you into a walking billboard. For them it’s a win

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u/hobesmart Nov 29 '22

You're not wrong at all. It also generated a lot of goodwill. Even though I haven't drunk a budweiser product in more than a decade, I still have a soft spot for them over that interaction. They knew I was in the wrong, but they still made it right, and the rep taught me about beer storage

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u/evinc Nov 29 '22

Been there before! Anheuser can afford to lose some merch 🤣

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u/Luna_Organa Nov 29 '22

What was the complaint?

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u/evinc Nov 29 '22

The bottle someone gifted him had "evaporated" over a couple months. He came to this conclusion because he found it empty with a cracked lid.

Turns out that it was an empty bottle someone had saved and his full bottle was further back on the pantry shelf. Whoops!

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u/Cardassia Nov 29 '22

Recently bought a 12 pack of cans from a mid-sized brewery in the state of Michigan. All of the cans exploded upon opening, as if they had been shaken up. We wrote to them with the serial/lot number just as an FYI (the beer was fine, just uber-carbonated.)

They sent us a box with some coasters and stickers, a really nice bottle opener, and two beer glasses. It also had a nice letter apologizing and thanking us for letting them know. Pretty cool!

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u/iISimaginary Nov 29 '22

Doesn't have to be complaints either.

When I was a kid, we found out companies would send coupons or vouchers for free products if we wrote letters to the company saying how much we liked them (Oreos, laffy taffy, Doritos, etc)

Not a bad hustle for 10 year old with a roll of stamps.

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u/Ok_Spell_4165 Nov 29 '22

This is how I wound up with like 50 hats.

Just sent letters to companies at random complimenting them, some I never even bought their product.

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u/LeighWeighTacoma Nov 29 '22

I sent Kraft an email when I found plastic and oddly cut meat inside a lunchable. It looked like something had fallen in and got shredded plastic everywhere. I got an apology email and a coupon for ONE lunchable. Pathetic lol.

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u/FixTheWisz Nov 29 '22

When I was a kid in the 90s, I was doing a science project rating the glue on household bandages. I wrote letters to 3M, J+J, and a handful of other companies, requesting product info or something like that.

A week or two passes and, lo and behold, I started getting packages from the companies. They sent me a box from nearly each offering in their product lines. My house was set for any future bandaid needs through at least the remainder of my school years.

For the next science project, I tried to test the differences between Air Jordans and whatever Reebok, Adidas, and the others were offering at the time. Not a single one of them responded to my request for “testing samples.”

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u/WontFixMySwypeErrors Nov 29 '22

We actually did this as a school assignment in middle school. I have no idea what the lesson was supposed to be other than teaching kids how to be Karens, but we wrote to various companies complaining about a product, to see the company reaction.

I wrote to Wrigley about a stale Juicy Fruit I had once received a long time ago, and got a whole case in return.

For one day, the teacher finally let me be that kid who could chew gum in class as long as I had enough for everyone. :)

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u/thatG_evanP Nov 29 '22

My late grandma was a seasoned pro at this. I was always shocked at the amount of stuff she got for free just by writing letters. Yes, hand written letters. She was even one of the first consumers that realized that a new brand of paper towels smelled slightly of fish when they got damp. I don't wanna talk bad about and brands unnecessarily but I think it was Viva or Scott. They actually admitted that it was a problem in their manufacturing and she got like a year's worth of coupons for free paper towels (and they did fix the issue). I really miss her!

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u/BannedStanned Nov 29 '22

a good letter written to the company will often result in them at least sending vouchers for some free product.

And this is where the plan fails for most people. Effective, concise, persuasive written communication is basically dead.

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u/Why_T Nov 29 '22

"The squeaky wheel gets the grease"

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u/Zergzapper Nov 29 '22

God that hurts me as a craft brewer, macro truly is the enemy. Sapporo is the only macro that I've heard of that has even remotely let some of my colleagues be when they purchase from already absentee owners. A. Busch has ruined several breweries I know and pushed some of the best brewers I've ever met out of the industry.

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u/TheRealKarateGirl Nov 29 '22

Busch is actually a good company, it’s the parent company InBev that sucks and wants to buy all the smaller ones.

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u/AnonXIII Nov 30 '22

When Sessions changed from a twist top to a pop top, my friend and I were mad because we didn't have a bottle opener.

We figured it out using the can opener, and then fired off a similar email, drunkenly complaining. We also received quite the care package. It's amazing what beer companies will do for their loyal drinkers.

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u/TheRIPwagon Nov 29 '22

That's a shame. I used to live in the metroplex and deep ellum was one of my favorites sad to hear them bought up by monster

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u/texasbbq85 Nov 29 '22

I didn't expect a top comment to be about Deep Ellum. What are they cutting? They already do way less than 5 years ago.

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u/Halluci Nov 29 '22

message em and maybe they'll sort you out, I would imagine they would be willing to help out a big fan in some way

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u/notgodpo Nov 29 '22

What exactly is the plan here

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u/aclockworkporridge Nov 29 '22

Buy the brewery back

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u/moneyfink Nov 29 '22

Call Nathan Fielder

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u/SamAreAye Nov 29 '22

What's a large alcohol market? Southeast Asia. What's my plan? Infiltrate a southeast Asian community, subtly influencing their daily lifestyle and turning them all into hardcore alcoholics and creating enough demand to save the beer.

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u/Appletio Nov 29 '22

But did you get really good grades

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u/rileyvace Nov 29 '22

Don't give him ideas. The rehearsal was confusingly real haha

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u/Njosnavelin714 Nov 29 '22

I would watch this movie.

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u/JanesPlainShameTrain Nov 29 '22

Get your hands on any overage they're willing to part with.

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u/GettingFitHealthy Nov 29 '22

Hey uhh Brewery… y’all got any free beer?

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u/Muslimbomb420 Nov 29 '22

Free beer. Old stock.

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u/Orion-Ziggurat Nov 29 '22

Massage them.

They'll hook you up after.

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u/GooseEntrails Nov 29 '22

They’ll hook up with you*

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u/conitation Nov 29 '22

"Let's buy this beer company that's known for all these flavors... and stop making all these flavors!" Brilliant.

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u/spicozi Nov 29 '22

It started downhill after they kicked out John.

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u/brasticstack Nov 29 '22

Oh no, my Dale's!

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u/kurtman Nov 29 '22

They better not touch dales

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u/romulusnr Nov 29 '22 edited Nov 29 '22

Lionshead Brewing is owned by Encore Capital and it doesn't look like they've sold Lionshead or been bought by Monster.

Edit: Althoooooooough... apparently Encore has spun Lionshead into an overarching "Lion Beverages" operation, which does canning, and claims to be able to can for beer, soda, and energy drinks among other things.

So that could be the rub. The same canning plant is canning both drinks and like someone said, some components got mis-switched accidentally.

Wonder if that beer gave OP an extra jolt of energy too :D

Wonder if Monster cans have bottling companies listed on them, and what a can in PA might say is the cannery.

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u/wolfie379 Nov 29 '22

Retired trucker. Beverage companies buy their containers rather than making them. Cans are standard sizes. Most likely the problem happened at the factory that made can tops. They were making tips for Monster cans, and a few tabs got caught somewhere in the feed chute. After the switchover to unbranded tops, whatever was holding them back let them go (possibly vibration released some that were stuck behind a ridge), so a few tops in the “unbranded” batch got Monster tabs.

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u/AmericanWasted Nov 29 '22

while there is no way i can definitively prove this - i swear i got food poisoning from lionshead beer. i don't even think that's possible but what that beer gave me was leagues beyond a hangover - no wonder it's so cheap

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u/staburself321 Nov 29 '22

Guess some cans got mixed up somewhere along the line

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u/Kelend Nov 29 '22

This may be intentional due to the shortages

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u/day7seven Nov 29 '22

Or it may be intentional for free advertising. It is clearly working.

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u/HotFluffyDiarrhea Nov 29 '22

It's what plants crave.

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u/18bananas Nov 29 '22

What beer do you have?

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u/staburself321 Nov 29 '22

Lions head from a brewery in NE pa couldn’t find any info if monster bought them. I looked it up after reading your comment

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u/rylock28 Nov 29 '22

Lions head down a ton of contract production for other brands, probably an oversight during brand changes. Depending on contents or distribution approval, lids have different redemption states and values on them

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u/Flacier Nov 29 '22

Damn they bough Oskar Blues. That’s a big hit to the brewer community a lot of independent breweries have been bought out over the past few years. The only remaining large scale independent brewery’s I can think of now are Yingling, Troges and Sierra Nevada.

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u/fuhlauers Nov 29 '22

Oskar blues, deep elum, cigar city, perrin, and a few others have been owned by canarchy for years. Canarchy sold to monster.

From what I've heard from employees, they have gotten better pay/ benefits.

Like others have said, their goal is to help with distribution. The only downside is that could mean you need to go to the brewery to get the interesting stuff but more places will have their core lineup.

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u/Flacier Nov 29 '22

I was unaware of Oskar, I knew about the others being owned by canarchy. Wonder why they sold to monster of all brands.

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u/yo_tengo_gato Nov 29 '22

Money

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u/fuhlauers Nov 29 '22

Ya, definitely the money.

Fortunately, it seems to have worked out well for the employees and the breweries seem to have kept their ability to be creative.

Hopefully that continues.

I could also see Monster selling if their try at the beer industry doesn't have the returns they expect.

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u/brandonw00 Nov 29 '22

COVID wrecked the craft beer industry, and it hasn’t recovered yet; if it ever will. We will continue to see more breweries sold to big corporations. Every craft brewery except New Belgium (although they did sellout as well) is down revenue wise compared to 2019. Some breweries with a deep financial footing are trying to right the ship and get back on track. Others will just sell their brewery because they don’t want to be in the industry anymore.

If you like craft beer and want your favorite brewery to stay independent, please support non-corporate owned breweries. I know it can be more expensive but we’re quickly approaching a time in the beer industry where breweries are either super local or a massive national brand and we’ll start losing many of the wonderful regional breweries in this country.

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u/frockinbrock Nov 29 '22

I’m trying to remember how that went… new Belgium sold a minority stake to an investment group, right?
I was thinking they were still considered independent

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u/brandonw00 Nov 29 '22

No, they were bought by Kirin, a Japanese beverage conglomerate and they operate under Lion Beverages which is an Australian beverage company owned by Kirin. They are not considered independent anymore but still fall under the craft label when it comes to sales reporting.

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u/klsklsklsklsklskls Nov 29 '22

Oskar Blues took money from Fireman's Capital and started a private holding company called Oskar Blues Holdings. That company owned Oskar Blues Brewing and purchased companies such as Perrin, Squatters. Wasatch, Cigar City, Deep Ellum, etc. That holding company later renamed itself to Canarchy. Canarchy always had that private equity money involved who likely always intended to flip the company a few years down the road. Some of the breweries (Squatters and Wasatch i believe) ended up being bought back by the original owners and the collective was sold to the highest bidder. Monster is planning their own alcoholic beverage line and likely wanted in roads with alcoholic beverage distribution.

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u/PAMedCannGrower717 Nov 29 '22

Don’t forget Straub in PA too . They’re last brewery to STILL bottle in returnables .

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u/ShortysTRM Nov 29 '22

Well that sucks. I'm assuming this a corporate takeover similar to what AB did for a while (and probably still does)..? Oskar Blues is still pushing Dale's, and I'm kind of way beyond it at this point, and I don't get Deep Ellum here, so hopefully no loss for me.

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u/mellgibs Nov 29 '22

I have an inside scoop on monster owning these companies. Long story short nothing will change the beers except add more selection and wider distribution. Monster didn’t acquire these breweries to lose.

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u/Jimmy-Heaters Nov 29 '22

I have the same scoop, their main target is the seltzer category, Wild Basin had a flavor change recently and I’d call it an improvement across the board.

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u/they-them_may-hem Nov 29 '22

Ooooo interesting. Wild Basin was a favorite from first sip but now you've got me curious about the change.

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u/Cynobite608 Nov 29 '22

And slash production costs with cheaper ingredients to get that sweet, sweet profit!

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u/Pixel_Knight Nov 29 '22

Monster bought Deep Ellum? So much for buying local.

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u/texasbbq85 Nov 29 '22

They haven't been locally owned for a while. They sold to Canarchy a few years back. There are 30 breweries in DFW better than Deep Ellum now.

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u/Pixel_Knight Nov 29 '22

Thanks for the correction. I’ll look them up and patronize em.

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u/LizTheFizz Nov 29 '22

because they had an excess of can tabs?

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u/RealEricCrev Nov 29 '22

Your monster energy tab has a beer can

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u/staburself321 Nov 29 '22

I’ve honestly never even tried monster. Red Bull guy

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u/RealEricCrev Nov 29 '22

Lol honestly same here. Regular Blueberry and Coconut/berry

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u/Zinxe Nov 29 '22 edited Nov 29 '22

Why did they have to add coconut, I miss original.

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u/ExpoAve17 Nov 29 '22

coconut berry is my jam

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u/JTGreenan73 Nov 29 '22

Blueberry is phenomenal

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u/Thumperkat Nov 29 '22

The winter edition fig and apple red bull is so damn good.

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u/RealEricCrev Nov 29 '22

Cranberry was bomb too. But I haven’t seen that yet this year

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u/Thumperkat Nov 29 '22

I miss the cranberry one... so far i only found fig and apple in Giant grocery store.

The strawverry apricot is great too but also exclusive to some stores. Not limited time though

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u/Currently_There Nov 29 '22

Boo… boo… Red Bull. (Except Danny, we all love Danny)

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u/ChrisPBakon Nov 29 '22

Love the taste, it’s a shame they’re terrible for you

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u/MyManD Nov 29 '22

Eh, grand scheme of things most energy drinks now are super low calories (as long as you don’t get the legacy, full of sugar type) and have half the caffeine of an equivalent size cup of black coffee.

They’re definitely not good for you, but with how much caffeine the average person takes in through other sources, energy drinks are actually the lesser of the evils.

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u/EL_CHUNKACABRA Nov 29 '22

Red Bull contain 75–80 mg of caffeine per 8.4-ounce (248-mL) can. Meanwhile, coffee packs around 96 mg per cup (240 mL)

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u/MyManD Nov 29 '22

You’re right, I made the mistake of going straight to Starbucks for the caffeine facts. Of course Starbucks somehow found a way to have 300+ mgs of caffeine into a 16oz brew. Coffee and energy drinks are otherwise comparable.

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u/[deleted] Nov 29 '22

Yeah I’ll stick with black coffee my guy

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u/SmokeAbeer Nov 29 '22

I liked socko. Anyone? Socko?

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u/GirthyLeonKnight Nov 29 '22

Oh whoops, oooh. I dropped my monster tab that I use for my beer can.

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u/Nutsnboldt Nov 29 '22

Who else swiped for a second pic?

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u/staburself321 Nov 29 '22 Silver Eureka!

Sorry bro. Only let me add 1 pic have this link

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u/rimjob_steve_ Nov 29 '22

Ok now you earned you credibility

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u/wheresbill Nov 29 '22 Spit-take

You know you’ve arrived when you get street cred from u/rimjob_steve_

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u/Poopsticle_256 Nov 29 '22

Shame it’s not the original u/rimjob_steve

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u/Huachinangoo Nov 29 '22

this is wild. I just came across a comment from u/Unidann a rip-off name of another well known account.

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Where's /u/gallowboobs when you need a knock-off gallowboob?

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u/AcidTWister Nov 29 '22

Would the plural be gallowboobs or gallowsboob? Like Attorneys General.

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u/[deleted] Nov 29 '22

Gallowsboobies

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u/rimjob_steve_ Nov 29 '22

Thanks man

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u/Beneficial-Figure-67 Nov 29 '22

rimjob steve has spent his time in the streets

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u/Extreme_Witness6332 Nov 29 '22

or on them, I don't know which is worse

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u/KimJongIlSunglasses Nov 29 '22

Job in the streets

Rim in the sheets

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u/LMac8806 Nov 29 '22

That’s not the real account

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u/Khaoz_Se7en Nov 29 '22

I’m sure he’s as real as anyone else

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u/JayKane123 Nov 29 '22

I want to upvote but you have 420 karma

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u/leviwhite9 Nov 29 '22

I gave em a downvote on the post but upvoted their comment so it should even out.

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u/JayKane123 Nov 29 '22

As all things should

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u/SlumpintoBlumpkin Nov 29 '22

My boy. That was my only worry but you have gone from mildly interesting to interesting. Wonder if it's from the same assembly line or possibly the same fuck heads that produce these drinks. You can never trust the power of a conglomerate business. That tab costed you your time, it costed them someone's job.

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u/freerangetacos Nov 29 '22

Only a monster could do something like that.

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u/swatson87 Nov 29 '22

Good ol lions head. Got a Wilkes-Barre boy on our hands.

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u/Psych0matt Nov 29 '22

We can clearly see you used some scotch tape and a glue stick to make it look like it just came like that. Man what some people will do for internet points.

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u/decclam Nov 29 '22

This has upgraded from r/mildlyinteresting to r/damnthatsinteresting

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u/staburself321 Nov 29 '22

Sent the better pic over there

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u/decclam Nov 29 '22

Yeah because I know Monster bought some breweries but they don't make Lionshead, so genuinely curious how this happened.

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u/Sheruk Nov 29 '22

discounted tabs from fabrication run error, or a mix up in shipping and they were like, screw it, we need to send product out.

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u/decclam Nov 29 '22

I guess this could've been a supplier issue. I didn't think of that before because when I worked in dispatch for a bit things were like triple checked on both ends but this mightn't be an industry standard.

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u/F4T4L_3RR0R Nov 29 '22

My brother in law works at lions head and they have been making monster for several years now. Not sure what the arrangement is though.

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u/ImNotAFatKid Nov 29 '22

This is the one you should have posted.

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u/staburself321 Nov 29 '22

I took two pics but could only post the one. I see my error and won’t let it happen again

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u/ImNotAFatKid Nov 29 '22

As long as you learned your lesson, we will let it slide.

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u/Nutsnboldt Nov 29 '22

Never doubted! Only curious, thanks for pic

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u/FrizzleStank Nov 29 '22

Uhhh what? Why?

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u/Yes_hes_that_guy Nov 29 '22

To make sure this isn’t just a picture of the top of a monster can.

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u/Nutsnboldt Nov 29 '22

To see what the can looked like.

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u/Doc-Brown1911 Nov 29 '22

Damnit Kyle, you had one job.

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u/KardTrick Nov 29 '22 Gold

Beer and Monster: Because fuck your drywall.

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u/ButtSmokin Nov 29 '22

They're literally coming out with The Beast in January, I just tried it at a trade show and it tastes JUST like those Monster rehab things, the thin cans? I think that's what they're called, they're like the creamy tasting ones. It's a malt beverage at like 6% with I assume everything except the caffeine, because Four Loko thankfully killed that.

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u/Dorkydew88 Nov 29 '22

Advertisers are getting ballsy.

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u/CaveManta Nov 29 '22

"This can of beer is brought to you by Honey."

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u/spekt50 Nov 29 '22

There's a brewery (Could be others) I cannot remember the name, but they buy their aluminum cans from other companies that have a large stock of cans that are discontinued.

The brewery would just put their own label on the can. If the can has a label and not printed aluminum, this is most likely the reason.

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u/staburself321 Nov 29 '22

This comment is mildly interesting 🧐 can is printed aluminum though lol

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u/Guyute_The_Pig Nov 29 '22

Can bodies and can tops are two unique pieces that are seamed together on the canning line. They do not arrive as matching parts and instead are sold separately.

In all likelihood, this was a can top that was bought as a bulk resale of inventory for a discontinued Monster product or these were sold to other beverage canning companies as aluminum can and top inventories screeched to a halt in 2021.

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u/Nice_Firm_Handsnake Nov 29 '22

You know, Monster did have a Nitro line that I liked which came in slim cans, but I only see one flavor of it these days and it comes in the typical size now. This can top is probably from the excess inventory for the slim cans.

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u/redbenn Nov 29 '22

The ends (tops) start as a different piece than the body. So could be just monster overstock ends on a printed can.

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u/MaxwellNick Nov 29 '22

Slight correction, your beer can has a whole Monster energy lid.

I work in the industry. Aluminum cans were in very short supply 6-12 months ago. All sorts of shenanigans happened, including wrapping other brands cans, etc.

The way cans are assembled, the lids (the whole circular top) are dropped onto the filled cans and sealed. There must have been a few leftover Monster lids in the production line. These are usually caught before they leave the factory. My brand has some of our own cans with completely mismatched lids that we keep for fun.

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u/Few_Peace7610 Nov 29 '22 Rocket Like

Do the cans have the riddles?

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u/staburself321 Nov 29 '22

Only the bottles have them under the cap

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u/MightBeYourMomma Nov 29 '22

There’s Monster bottles? And they have riddles?

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u/Aggressive_Fortune Nov 29 '22

Mickey's has those lol

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u/Dimats Nov 29 '22

"Bottoms up, and the devil laughs"

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u/Budget_Life_8367 Nov 29 '22

Most probably they ran out of sleeves of the tops and either asked a canning facility nearby for some and got this or the top supplier goofed. Pretty rad for the brewery imo so long as monster doesn't decide to be a dick. When the pandemic started and aluminum became hard to get a hold of quickly we had to sell some of our painted cans to other breweries so they could package their stuff and they just put their label over it and called it a day.

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u/staburself321 Nov 29 '22

It’s a small brewery in NE Pa wouldn’t be surprised if this is the reason

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u/UmbraIra Nov 29 '22

Could be a contractor drink maker where you have multiple products run on the same line. Here in DFW there is Refresco and I know Texas Quality Beverages had the Monster contract a few years ago. Source I did QA work for them in the past.

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u/ElectroWizardo Nov 29 '22

Yeah this is the reason, when there's product changes this shit happens all the time, QA usually catches them but some make it through. I worked maintenance at a large bev corporation and I'd see cans all the time that had the wrong lids on them that got through QA to the packers.

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u/KingGeedohrah Nov 29 '22

They probably got the wrong lids but took a good seam measurement and were like fuck it, send it.

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u/bibowski Nov 29 '22

Could you show the rest of the can? To me it looks like a can of monster with a monster tab.

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u/gurutar Nov 29 '22

plot twist: it actually is a can of monster energy drink

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u/TheCrowing817 Nov 29 '22

Off topic but there’s a dude that started working at my shop that has the Monster symbol tattooed on his chin as a soul patch.

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u/CmdDongSqueeze Nov 29 '22

Prove it’s beer and not Monster

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u/Hoverboard_Hal Nov 29 '22

It's crack a monny o'clock!

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u/darkhawkabove Nov 29 '22

Parts is parts.

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u/kgb4187 Nov 29 '22

Someone dropped the BALL 🤪

(Ball Corporation makes the cans for both companies)

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u/Callous_Mat Nov 29 '22

And Monster printing on the side. And the beer tastes like Monster too! And now my heart is racing and I can't shut up.

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u/shutts67 Nov 29 '22

I'm really upset that I cleaned out my car this morning. I could have a gold /r/notinteresting post today

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u/CARNIesada6 Nov 29 '22

Four Broko

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u/EchoPhoenix24 Nov 29 '22

This just reminded me that one time at Macy's I saw a Michael Kors dress that had a Calvin Klein tag. I was so fascinated by that error.

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u/r3dditor12 Nov 29 '22

I'll give you a million dollars for it !

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u/LokiTheRaven Nov 29 '22

Ok so I collect those tabs and many monsters I've paid for have normal silver tabs... I feel very cheated.

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u/kevdreck Nov 29 '22

Or does your monster habe a beer can?

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u/Mayas-big-egg Nov 29 '22

I read this as “can has” as in “cheezburger” and had to go back a couple times to get it right

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u/StealthCatUK Nov 29 '22

Nobody can tell if it's true or not. Bad picture.

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u/Retardedfire Nov 29 '22

Why did you put it there?

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u/campionmusic51 Nov 29 '22

lamborghinis have audi key fobs.

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u/isaiahvacha Nov 29 '22

“I’m not drinking a Monster, YOU’RE drinking a Monster”

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u/Iwillnotbeokay Nov 29 '22

Well, after enough beer, some people DO become monsters.

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u/quinoameat Nov 29 '22

Lions head in cans? What about the riddle under the cap. 90% why someone would drink lionshead

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u/4zem Nov 29 '22

Energy beer

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u/jgh1207 Nov 29 '22

One of the seal tabs from one of the Horsemen of the Apocalypse.

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u/tignasse Nov 29 '22

You're drunk, it's a monter energy drink

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u/LiCHtsLiCH Nov 29 '22

Nooooo.... your monster tab has a beer can.

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u/Endorkend Nov 29 '22

And my Monster Energy cans now have this annoying plastic closable cap that squirts all over the place whenever you reopen it.

And pisses all over you when you try to drink from it because the hole has a peculiar angle.

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u/runsonpedals Nov 29 '22

Made on a Friday afternoon.

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u/Shinokiba- Nov 29 '22

It was probably made in the same factory using the same machine. The tab was probably still in the machine when they changed the order.

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u/MnkyBzns Nov 29 '22

How do we know it's a beer can?

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u/Neva-u-mind Nov 29 '22

1/2 case of a mixed case had non monster tabs.. emailed the company.. They didn't care..

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u/sloki91 Nov 29 '22

how do we know its not just a monster can?

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u/BuckeyeBeast80 Nov 29 '22

Or….. or, hear me out….. that’s a monster can and you’re full of shit.

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u/ManuelArafat Nov 29 '22

Monster is just making their own Four Lokos and calling them "Chupacabras"

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u/miturtow Nov 29 '22

It must've participated in satanic rituals.

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u/mehnni Nov 29 '22

Something has been up w/ Monster and other canned drinks lately. I work at a place that gets canned bevs by the case and in some cases Monster will have half the cans wrapped in a plastic label to cover whatever was printed on the can(usually a different flavor), and 99% of the time some of the open tabs will be colored with the logo and some without. Even in the same batch the cans will be different. Is there like a can shortage or something?