Cocktails & Spirits

Best Cheap Beers: If You Must Buy at a 24-Hour Gas Station, Here Are Your Choices

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4. Miller High Life
Miller High Life is good. No really it is and it's cheap too. Publix likes to peddle cases of these for under $8, bottles and cans. Two downsides to the champagne of beers: you need to drink it ice cold and it comes in a clear bottle, making it more susceptible to skunkiness.

3. Anchor Steam Beer
The Anchor Brewing Company in San Francisco has been around since the late 19th century, surviving Prohibition, a massive earthquake and some trying times when America's beer drinkers preferred light lagers. It now can be found in nearly every gas station, liquor store and supermarket.

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