http://ifitsgotanengine.com/2007/10/12/if-gasoline-were-sold-like-beer/ via http://www.autoblog.com/2007/10/16/cracking-open-a-cold-can-of-gasoline/
Over at If It's Got an Engine, they wondered what the reaction would be to gas usage if we had to pour gas into our cars like beer: that is, in 12-ounce cans.
The writer, who owns a 1991 BMW 750 iL, would need two cases of beer gas to get to work and back, every single day. His beer-can-per-mile came in at 1.6 miles-per-can. Even if he took his motorcycle that achieves 48 mpg, he would still need to use 16 cans every day to do the round trip commute.