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Title: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: Wheat_Brewer on August 15, 2010, 06:53:19 AM
Almost everybody who homebrews will eventually start naming their beers.  My wife and I named our brand of beers "Bad Bunny Brewing" after the rabbit we got as a wedding gift (I gave starter homebrew kits as grooms men gifts so a reciprocation by naming our beer after our favorite wedding gift seemed seemed appropriate), and all our beer names are rabbit themed with some innuendo thrown in (for example we name a wine I made "Menage Paw" because it came out pretty high in alcohol). 

So the question is...what theme do you have for your beers/wine and why?
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: majorvices on August 15, 2010, 07:08:44 AM
I call mine "Sharpe Mountain Brewery" because I live on Sharpe Mountain.
(http://i111.photobucket.com/albums/n137/majorvices/sharp-mountain.gif)
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: tygo on August 15, 2010, 07:11:19 AM
Quietree Brewery after the street where our first house was and I started brewing. 
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: boulderbrewer on August 15, 2010, 07:24:20 AM
I think mine is self explanitory.  ::)

(http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u133/Boulderbrewer/Beerforums/BlueYellow-2.png)
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: redbeerman on August 15, 2010, 07:24:50 AM
Tidewater Brewing, because I live on the Chesapeake.
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: andrew on August 15, 2010, 07:34:55 AM
fleur de lis brewing co - yes I am originally from South Louisiana
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Post by: bonjour on August 15, 2010, 07:37:05 AM
Beer du Jour

just seemed appropriate
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: Pawtucket Patriot on August 15, 2010, 07:45:06 AM
I think mine is self explanitory.  ::)

(http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u133/Boulderbrewer/Beerforums/BlueYellow-2.png)

Marc,

Did you design that logo yourself?  It's really good.
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: theoman on August 15, 2010, 08:56:31 AM
Elderberry Street Brewery
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: kgs on August 15, 2010, 09:08:34 AM
Writers' Brew Ltd., named by a daughter of a friend in my former writers' workshop in Tallahassee.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/kgs/4893834501/
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: Robert on August 15, 2010, 09:13:56 AM
4-6-3 Brewing

Big baseball fan. Try to have a baseball theme in all the individual names. Can 'o Corn Cream Ale, RBIpa etc.
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: weithman5 on August 15, 2010, 09:35:37 AM
weithfisch (pronounced white fish) brewing.  combination of two last names.  still working on labels beer names etc.
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: denny on August 15, 2010, 09:51:05 AM
The Little Brewery at Poodle Creek.  Because that's what and where it is!
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: tschmidlin on August 15, 2010, 09:54:22 AM
Lafayette Sucks Brewing Co.

I was going to Lehigh U, in Bethlehem PA when I started brewing, Lafayette was our rival (most played rivalry in college football).  My wife tells me I shouldn't voluntarily associate the word 'suck' with my beer though, so I'm working on a new name, but nothing is really grabbing me.
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: majorvices on August 15, 2010, 10:36:09 AM
"Poodle Creek".... *snicker*
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: denny on August 15, 2010, 10:46:15 AM
"Poodle Creek".... *snicker*

I snicker every time I say it!  When I moved to OR in 1975, I drove by it and said "Who the heck would ever live on a road named that?"  16 years ago, I found out...me!  Terrible name, beautiful place.  I tell people it's where you go to drown your poodle...sorry, poodle lovers!
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: redbeerman on August 15, 2010, 11:11:05 AM
"Poodle Creek".... *snicker*

I snicker every time I say it!  When I moved to OR in 1975, I drove by it and said "Who the heck would ever live on a road named that?"  16 years ago, I found out...me!  Terrible name, beautiful place.  I tell people it's where you go to drown your poodle...sorry, poodle lovers!
LMFAO  Denny, that is way too funny.  Even as a dog lover (I have four, none are poodles though).
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: alemental on August 15, 2010, 11:53:18 AM
"Isles of Langerhans Brewery"

Isles of Langerhans are the part of the pancreas that produces insulin. Mine have been stone dead for many years, so this name is my little joke with myself.
I deserve it for having a hobby that I shouldn't.
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: BrewingRover on August 15, 2010, 12:14:42 PM
Gato Blanco Brewery, in honor of our mostly white cat.

Individual beers get silly names or references to the beer that inspired them, like Broken Hearted Ale for when Bell's pulled out of Illinois -- thank goodness that didn't last.
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: weithman5 on August 15, 2010, 12:31:35 PM
well i happen to have two big ol' standard poodles. maybe i will incorporate that.  "weithfisch and black poodle brewery"
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: denny on August 15, 2010, 01:35:25 PM
"Isles of Langerhans Brewery"

Isles of Langerhans are the part of the pancreas that produces insulin. Mine have been stone dead for many years, so this name is my little joke with myself.
I deserve it for having a hobby that I shouldn't.


One of my favorite comedy groups, Firesign Theater, used to talk about "the far flung Isles of Langerhans"....
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: babalu87 on August 15, 2010, 02:10:49 PM
Poodles get a raw deal because of their hairdo


Poodles are retrievers or gun dogs, and can still be seen in that role. The poodle is believed to have originated in Germany, where it is known as the Pudel. The English word "poodle" comes from the Low German pudel or puddeln [2], meaning to splash in the water. The breed was standardized in France, where it was commonly used as a water retriever.[3]

 (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/af/Standard_Poodle_black_male_sitting.jpg/400px-Standard_Poodle_black_male_sitting.jpg)

Portugese Water dog

(http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/09/C%C3%A3o_de_agua_Portugu%C3%AAs_2.jpg/702px-C%C3%A3o_de_agua_Portugu%C3%AAs_2.jpg)
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: babalu87 on August 15, 2010, 02:16:51 PM
Oh
Stoney Creek Brewing

Because I live about 2/3rd of a mile away
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: majorvices on August 15, 2010, 02:27:58 PM
I've always loved Standard Poodles - but they get a bad name because of those little yipper lap dogs, which is what most people associate them with. Plus - its just one of those words that are fun to say. ;)
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: rabid_dingo on August 15, 2010, 02:44:45 PM
Tumbleweed Brewery. 

When I first moved out to where I am, there was a large patch of gray brush out in the field. My wife asked what
it was and I shrugged off as just natural growth. Her curiosity was piqued. It turns out it was a tumbleweed that
had about a 5 foot diameter. Mostly flattened out though. I have an old low resolution picture. I had not
purchased a digital camera yet. I may have to dig it up and post it.
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: Wheat_Brewer on August 15, 2010, 02:48:30 PM
Oh
Stoney Creek Brewing

Because I live about 2/3rd of a mile away

Sounds like a great brewery name!  I would also want to buy wine from there...
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: babalu87 on August 15, 2010, 02:49:09 PM
I've always loved Standard Poodles - but they get a bad name because of those little yipper lap dogs, which is what most people associate them with. Plus - its just one of those words that are fun to say. ;)


Funnest word ever

(http://cdn.theurbandaily.com/files/2009/08/albert-pujols-homerun-diamondbacks.jpg)
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: dhacker on August 15, 2010, 03:04:41 PM
Hack's Whacked . . .

(http://i1013.photobucket.com/albums/af255/dhacker50/hackwhackedbanner.jpg)
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: denny on August 15, 2010, 04:00:24 PM
VERY Nice^^^^^^^
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: bluesman on August 15, 2010, 06:09:00 PM
Plus - its just one of those words that are fun to say. ;)

speaking of poodles...The great Marcia Ball.  :D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2yxnEIUrio

Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: majorvices on August 15, 2010, 06:39:23 PM
I just thought I would throw in my slogan as well.

Sharpe Mountain Brewery ... "Not too terribly infected usually"
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: weithman5 on August 15, 2010, 07:17:43 PM
that top pick looks alot like one of my poodles  or poodletangs as they are referred to.  his name is stanley and has a little more gray hair.  both my dogs are shaved during the hot and the wet seasons. then i just let them grow so they don't look sissy-ish.  people have trouble believing they are poodles. they have enormous talent.  my girl took a robin out of the air when it took off as she ran out of the house. all i could say was good girl...
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: The Professor on August 15, 2010, 07:33:20 PM
One of my favorite comedy groups, Firesign Theater, used to talk about "the far flung Isles of Langerhans"....

HA!  YES!
"Smegma...spasmodic... frog(?)...and the far flung Isles of..."
LOL.
LMFAO!
That was my favorite Firesign album side.   ;D
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: boulderbrewer on August 15, 2010, 08:26:07 PM

Marc,

Did you design that logo yourself?  It's really good.

No my niece did it for me, graphic design artist. Didn't cost me anything but a few beers! 8) I can add a mosquito per beer but people find that digusting. I'm at a lost for a reason why. ???

Standard Poodles are one of the smartest dog breeds. I always say little dogs little brains in the owners head!
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: troy@uk on August 15, 2010, 10:18:07 PM
Sky Disc Brewing

The Sky Disc refers to the center of Achellies' shield.  I use my beers to highlight that the Trojan War was fought in England as a war between Celtic bands fighting over control of tin mines.

Priam's Noble ESB, Dardanian IPL (a lagered English IPA), Pils de Paris, HELLEn of Troy (Munich Helles), Achillies, The Belgian Blonde (8% Belgian Blonde), Agamemnon, King of the Ashen Spear (French Ale w/oak chips), Dannan Dark (Breakfast Stout) and my favorite Trojan Trouble (a Smoked Porter) Porter being the drink of the London working class, as the story goes in my head the Trojan soldiers had a little too much one night and got their town burnt down, now their drink is forever tainted with smoke.
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: chezteth on August 15, 2010, 10:22:13 PM
Opal Brewing & Winery

  Our kitten, Opal, is always hanging around when we are doing brewing and vintning stuff.  So we took her picture and put it on our refreshments.  I think that Opal being part orange point siamese has something to do with her curiousity.

Happy Brewing,
Brandon
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: mnstorm99 on August 16, 2010, 03:34:33 AM
Very Simple: Blizzard Bewing
Problem is this time of the year it doesn't fit, but when my ketle is at full boil i the middle of January I remember why I use that moniker.
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: SiameseMoose on August 16, 2010, 04:25:03 AM
Siamese Moose Brewery

My cat, Moose, is Siamese.

His full name is Moose of Frostbite Falls. His brother, Squirrel (RIP), was Rocket J. Squirrel. And we now have Boris and Natasha.
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: mnstorm99 on August 16, 2010, 05:51:57 AM
Siamese Moose Brewery

My cat, Moose, is Siamese.

His full name is Moose of Frostbite Falls. His brother, Squirrel (RIP), was Rocket J. Squirrel. And we now have Boris and Natasha.

Funny, my parents cats names are Boris, Dudley Do Right, Bullwinkle and their dog (RIP) was Rocky.
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: mainebrewer on August 16, 2010, 06:09:03 AM
Rocky Oak Ridge Brewery
That's what I live on and it was also the name of my lab retriever at the time I started homebrewing.
My daughter thought I should name my beers Rocky_______. However, connecting say Rocky Pale Ale to a dog, might not be the best thought to keep in mind while drinking the beer.
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: theDarkSide on August 16, 2010, 06:54:38 AM
Blue Lightning Brewery
(http://i304.photobucket.com/albums/nn176/stevo155/BlueLightning.jpg)

Years ago I had some clipart of a yellow lightning bolt.  I was playing around and inverted the colors and this is what I got.

And it seems appropriate that a Sith can shoot blue lighnting from their finger tips. ( Forum name is a culmination of my love for dark beers and Star Wars ).
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: ryang on August 16, 2010, 07:53:51 AM
Oh My Gab Brewery

My last name is Gab pronounced like Gob.  I also play with themes like the Gabfather...
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: dak0415 on August 16, 2010, 08:03:18 AM
This started out as really cute, but.....
(http://i905.photobucket.com/albums/ac251/dak0415/Beer%20Stuff/oldskunkblank.jpg)
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: saintpierre on August 16, 2010, 08:47:21 AM
Our Glass Brewing pronounced like Hour Glass...
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Post by: madscientist on August 16, 2010, 09:17:40 AM
Mad Scientist Brewing Co.  (So I'm not really a company just makes it sound better IMO).

Why?
I'm a research chemist and a huge dork (according to my fiancee... and she is right).  I am fascinated by the chemistry behind brewing.
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: bluesman on August 16, 2010, 09:35:45 AM
I have been back and forth with names.  I am contemplating using Full House Brewing Company

I have a real nice logo idea in  mind for it.
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: akr71 on August 16, 2010, 09:44:11 AM
I have been back and forth with names.  I am contemplating using Full House Brewing Company

I have a real nice logo idea in  mind for it.

Does it look something like this?  ;D
(http://ajda.blog.siol.net/files/2007/01/fullhouse_cast.jpg)

Mine is Townshend Brewery, because I live on Townshend Avenue and haven't come up with anything more original yet - hopefully I'll have that figured out before I buy a dozen or so acres outside of town.
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: alemental on August 16, 2010, 10:01:48 AM
"Isles of Langerhans Brewery"

Isles of Langerhans are the part of the pancreas that produces insulin. Mine have been stone dead for many years, so this name is my little joke with myself.
I deserve it for having a hobby that I shouldn't.


One of my favorite comedy groups, Firesign Theater, used to talk about "the far flung Isles of Langerhans"....



Ha!
I used to listen to them all the time, even before my Isles crapped out.  Good memories. Thanks for that Denny

Now I think I'm gonna change the name to
 The Far Flung Isles of Langerhans Brewery
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: dbeechum on August 16, 2010, 10:11:41 AM
Mine, depending upon my mood is either Stout Guy Brewing or R&D Beer.
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Post by: linenoiz on August 16, 2010, 10:12:53 AM
I call my garage the Spread Eagle Brewery. Back in high school, I had to do a project tracing my lineage and found that my ancestors came from a village by the name of Spread Eagle in England.
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: EHall on August 16, 2010, 10:38:33 AM
Fossil Creek Brewery
Fossile Creek is one of only a few natural springs in AZ that still runs... its right outside of Strawberry, AZ, beautiful place!
There are travertine pools up there that are so blue. I'd love to go collect water from the creek, test it and hopefully it would be good to brew with...
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: rabid_dingo on August 16, 2010, 11:08:41 AM
Tumbleweed Brewery. 
... I may have to dig it up and post it.

(http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh233/Rabid_Dingo/Brewing/TumbleWeed2.jpg)

That is SWMBO holding it up. She's 5'9" as a reference of the size of the single tumbleweed plant.
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: tschmidlin on August 16, 2010, 11:13:40 AM
[That is SWMBO holding it up. She's 5'9" as a reference of the size of the single tumbleweed plant.
That's quite a bush she has there . . .  :D
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: denny on August 16, 2010, 11:37:41 AM
See them rollin' along....
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: bluesman on August 16, 2010, 11:41:03 AM
I have been back and forth with names.  I am contemplating using Full House Brewing Company
I have a real nice logo idea in  mind for it.
Does it look something like this?  ;D
(http://ajda.blog.siol.net/files/2007/01/fullhouse_cast.jpg)

Not quite what I had in mind.  :-\

LMAO

Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: Slowbrew on August 16, 2010, 12:22:55 PM
I named mine at a point in my work life where my career seemed to be going the way of the dodo bird.

Slowly Losing IT Brewery.  My first logo was a picture of Lon Cheney as The Hunchback of Notre Dame. My current one is also my avatar.

 All my beers have names with psychology jokes in them because I felt like I was going crazy at the time.  Kinda stuck and people look forward to new labels on the tap handles.

Juat a few examples:
           Schitzo Sour Mash "We told you to have a drink with me!"
           Hallucination Hefe "Listen to all the pretty colors"
           Bulemic Bitters "'cuz sometimes what goes down, must come up"
           Antisocial Amber Ale “pull me anther and leave me alone”
           Paranoid Pilsner “Is it just me or is this beer watching me?”

Paul
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: niquejim on August 16, 2010, 12:31:21 PM
The Burrowing Owl Brewery

The town I live in has one of the largest population of these little owls anywhere. The street I live on is about 1 1/2 miles long and has 6 nests. So then I started naming all my beers for owls
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: brushvalleybrewer on August 16, 2010, 01:20:05 PM
Brush Valley Brewing.

Because I live on Brush Valley Road in Brush Valley (between Happy Valley to the West, Penn's Valley to the East, Big Valley to the South, and Bald Eagle Valley to the North).
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: beersk on August 16, 2010, 01:38:59 PM
[That is SWMBO holding it up. She's 5'9" as a reference of the size of the single tumbleweed plant.
That's quite a bush she has there . . .  :D
Shazam! 
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: homebrewgamecock on August 16, 2010, 03:08:12 PM
Bat Rastard Brewing.

Story - Growing up in NJ, we would use the term rat bastard as in that guy is a real rat bastard.  When I lived in SC for awhile my friends had not heard that term before and I used it often.  They nicknamed me rat bastard.  Well, I moved from SC out to CO and had not seen these guys for over a year.  When I went back to SC one of my friends had a little too much scotch.  He puts his arm around me and slurs, "it's great to see you again bat rastard."  His brain was trying to get rat bastard out, but it couldn't.  I thought that would be a cool name for my home brewery.  Thus, Bat Rastard Brewing was born.  A friend of mine here in CO even made a t-shirt for me.  His wife is an artist and she did the artwork for the t-shirt.
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: summy on August 16, 2010, 05:12:38 PM
Mine is Portico Brewing because... I brew out under our portico. ::)
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: beerhaus on August 16, 2010, 05:47:43 PM
W.A.H.

it stands for Wally's Ale Haus  and also my dad's initials

He was a brewmaster for Schmidt's Brewery when I was growing up - now that he's in his 80's I decided to try homebrewing and pick his brain for advice and ideas - and see if I can brew something he likes.
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: dirk_mclargehuge on August 17, 2010, 06:10:07 AM
Macht's Nicht Brewing Company/Club

My cousin and I were making a beer when we realized we didn't have a particular ingredient.  "Macht's nicht," he said and we made a dunkelwiezen that went to the second round of Nationals.

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3637/3572557527_9144ca232d.jpg)

I wanted the logo to have the look of a parachutists airborne wings.  Now you see why I'm not a graphic artist.
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: gordonstrong on August 17, 2010, 06:50:43 AM
How's that translate?  Make it without?
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: Hokerer on August 17, 2010, 06:53:10 AM
How's that translate?  Make it without?

Nah, it means more like "makes no difference"
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: micsager on August 17, 2010, 06:59:28 AM
"Dungeness Brewing Company"

http://www.dungenessbrewing.com/

(I'm no webbmaster)
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: skee1080 on August 17, 2010, 08:06:20 AM
I call mine "The Reinitzgebot Brewing Company" (like the Reinheitsgebot, but my last name is Reinitz)
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: stlaleman on August 17, 2010, 08:59:42 AM
Mine is the Penrose Picobrewery, can be seen at http://penrosepicobrewery.blogspot.com/
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Post by: Thirsty_Monk on August 17, 2010, 09:09:38 AM
Mine is Thirsty Monk Brewing.
How clever  ;D
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: dean on August 17, 2010, 09:15:10 AM
I haven't settled on any name, I come up with some pretty funny one's from time to time and the one or two in my head today I can't post without offending someone.  

Edited to add:  Okay... I asked an Admin if I could post it and was given the green light on it (no pun intended) but I do expect someone may be offended, though I hope not.  I like it because it pretty much describes me and my brewing habits so its not meant to offend anyone or directed at anyone.  I can think of plenty of names for my brews that would fall in nicely with the brewery name and I'm pretty sure there is some history that could be attributed with it too.  Several commercial breweries have provacative names as well so upfront let me say I don't mean to offend anyone its just a somewhat catchy name.  So from hereon forth, let my brewery be known as "Alehouse Whore" and I claim any and all rights to it allowed by law... so if anybody or any group, corp or a Anybody snags it and uses it as or within their name or brand... I'll own you or it... at least some of it.    You all are my witnesses.  :D  ;D
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: dak0415 on August 17, 2010, 10:36:35 AM
That would be the home of the "Beerslut"
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: weithman5 on August 17, 2010, 11:07:55 AM
well if you need to change it you could be "whale house 'ore"
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: capozzoli on August 17, 2010, 03:42:46 PM
Mine is Thirsty Monk Brewing.
How clever  ;D

Better watch out, The lawyers over at Smadny Mnich might have something to say about that.

Mine is  Capozzoli's

"The beer so light it is like it isnt even there...cause it isnt....yet"
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: bob on August 17, 2010, 03:57:42 PM
My home-brewery name is Spider Brewing because it rhymes with my last name of Schneider and I like spiders. There was also a character on the Flintstones that was their creepy neighbor's (Addams family knock-off) pet spider whose name was Schneider. Whatever...
But my daughter created a logo and some cool beer labels based on Spider Brewing and some of the beers I make. She won a Silver medal in BYO magazine's label contest recently (thanks for all the prizes!) and I want to use these someday when I open my nano-brewery. She's on the Dean's List too! ;D Her website if you are interested: http://annalisaillustration.com/index.php?/design/spider-brewery/ (http://annalisaillustration.com/index.php?/design/spider-brewery/)
Pic of some labels(http://annalisaillustration.com/index.php?/design/spider-brewery/)



Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: summy on August 17, 2010, 04:26:12 PM
She does really nice work.  Would she be for hire?  Seriously?  Mine is the Portico Brewery and I've been messing around with pics from the web, but can't find anything that doesn't look hokey when "designed" (I use that word loosely...) by myself.  Must be nice to be so talented.
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: wfaris on August 17, 2010, 07:19:52 PM
Back in 2002 I decided I wanted a name for my brewery that reflected my Nebraska roots.  Go Big Red and Cornhusker is so overused around here that I wanted to avoid any variation at all costs.  Back from 1890 to 1900 the Nebraska football team was known as the Bugeaters.  All the really hard core Nebraska football fans know that but few others do.  Thus the Bugeater Brewing Company was formed. 

For more Bugeater info check out: http://www.bugeaters.com/?CFID=1279710&CFTOKEN=50940400

Wayne
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: boulderbrewer on August 17, 2010, 07:39:42 PM
Back in 2002 I decided I wanted a name for my brewery that reflected my Nebraska roots.  Go Big Red and Cornhusker is so overused around here that I wanted to avoid any variation at all costs.  Back from 1890 to 1900 the Nebraska football team was known as the Bugeaters.  All the really hard core Nebraska football fans know that but few others do.  Thus the Bugeater Brewing Company was formed. 

For more Bugeater info check out: http://www.bugeaters.com/?CFID=1279710&CFTOKEN=50940400

Wayne

I like that seeing you will be a Big Tenner next year! betting on FB with beer that isway to cool!
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: tschmidlin on August 17, 2010, 10:42:06 PM
Oh
Stoney Creek Brewing

Because I live about 2/3rd of a mile away
I thought this name sounded familiar babalu . . . a guy I know is opening a brewery by that name here in WA, he's hoping to open the doors by mid-2012.
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: bonjour on August 18, 2010, 06:12:03 AM
Back in 2002 I decided I wanted a name for my brewery that reflected my Nebraska roots.  Go Big Red and Cornhusker is so overused around here that I wanted to avoid any variation at all costs.  Back from 1890 to 1900 the Nebraska football team was known as the Bugeaters.  All the really hard core Nebraska football fans know that but few others do.  Thus the Bugeater Brewing Company was formed. 

For more Bugeater info check out: http://www.bugeaters.com/?CFID=1279710&CFTOKEN=50940400

Wayne
Love that story

Fred
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Post by: marty on August 18, 2010, 05:30:18 PM
This Old Porch Brewing

- greatest song ever written (Robert Earl Keen version of course)

- ever notice how many of the best beer memories happen on an old porch with old friends and those that will become old friends?
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Post by: MrNate on August 18, 2010, 05:58:28 PM
Black Flag - I'm originally from Baltimore, and I like the pirate theme Clipper City has going, but I think theirs is a little too campy. So I went with a less tongue-in-cheek interpretation, with old-timey labels and such.

Eventually I'd like to convert the logo into a hanging wood sign.

And yes, I like Rollins and my beer tastes like roach spray.
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Post by: richardt on August 18, 2010, 05:59:54 PM
Having been born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska, I totally get the "BugEaters."
I still bleed Husker Red even though I live in Florida.  
Can't wait until Nebraska joins the Big 10 (will it keep the name even though it has more than 10?)
Bugeaters--nice homebrew name.
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Post by: MayorWest on August 18, 2010, 06:30:51 PM
I spent over a year trying to come up with a name. I had dozens that just didn't work...I finally gave up and called it Cleverly Named Brewing Co.

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Post by: weithman5 on August 18, 2010, 06:45:02 PM
Can't wait until Nebraska joins the Big 10 (will it keep the name even though it has more than 10?)
.

actually have had eleven teams since penn state joined.  the official logo has an 11 drawn in to the 10.
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Post by: bigcheese on August 18, 2010, 06:50:34 PM
New at this but have a few brews complete and in the fridge. I call mine Big Cheese Brewing. Its a name I've used for IDs and fantasy football teams for years. Now I just need someone with talent to help with a logo.
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Post by: Pawtucket Patriot on August 19, 2010, 05:31:09 AM
I spent over a year trying to come up with a name. I had dozens that just didn't work...I finally gave up and called it Cleverly Named Brewing Co.



I've tried in vain for years to come up with a good name too.  Still coming up dry.   :-[
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Post by: SwashBuckling Drunk on August 19, 2010, 08:48:44 AM
We are SwashBuckling Drunk Brewery because we're drunken pirates.............argh
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Post by: hambone on August 19, 2010, 10:28:27 AM
The name of mine is Louisiana Tung Brewery. "Get Licked By The Tung!" When I bought my house I hung an old stolen street sign on top of my outside cooking shed. That shed became my brewery and that sign is Louisiana Tung Rd.
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Post by: euge on August 19, 2010, 11:05:30 AM
Here in Central TX all the good geographic and cultural names like Rio Blanco and Alamo are taken so I went with Brewery Hueso Quebrado ...

I can't bring myself to put "fábrica de cervecería" after it. LOL

Simply means Broken Bone...

Was thinking of something along these lines for the label:

(http://lh6.ggpht.com/_BGa2L64KQdY/TG1wefxTmuI/AAAAAAAAANw/WP8fAAdS7vM/s720/fx_elbow.jpg)
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Post by: tschmidlin on August 19, 2010, 11:32:07 AM
Was thinking of something along these lines for the label:
Ouch!  Yours?
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Post by: euge on August 19, 2010, 11:36:57 AM
No it was a little kid that came into the ER. I see something like it every day unfortunately. :(

Might see if I can scare up some really gruesome ones.
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Post by: hamiltont on August 19, 2010, 11:44:32 AM
HAMILTON BREWING CO.  Real original I know...  :D
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Post by: MrNate on August 19, 2010, 02:59:03 PM
We are SwashBuckling Drunk Brewery because we're drunken pirates.............argh

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plfVQV-klZo
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Post by: adrie on August 20, 2010, 12:57:40 AM
The White Horse, named after the oldest known brewery in my former town. It existed from somewhere in the early 1800's until 1880. At that time the owners built a new, modern brewery on another location and renamed the brewery. That brewery bankrupted in the crises of the 1920's.

Although I moved to another town, I kept the name.

The brewery logo is my avatar.
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Post by: tschmidlin on August 20, 2010, 01:07:47 AM
Is that your brewery logo or one from the original brewery?  Or both?
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Post by: adrie on August 20, 2010, 02:54:35 AM
Is that your brewery logo or one from the original brewery?  Or both?

That is my brewery logo. There is no record of a logo of the original brewery.  :-\
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Post by: ajbrenneis on August 20, 2010, 10:14:52 AM
Monkey Wrench Brewing.... Not real original, just a fan of Abbey!

My names don't have themes, just named after anything inspiring at the time.
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Post by: joeamerican on August 20, 2010, 12:59:26 PM
"Monster in the Closet Brewery"

Because when I first started brewing (13 years ago) my buckets were in the closet bubbling away, and the noise would attract the attention of visitors, and I'd tell them "it's just the monster"
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Post by: alikocho on August 24, 2010, 01:24:35 PM
Brizzale

I live in Bristol, which is known locally as Brizzle. Just seemed logical, even though it doesn't really work from the point of view of my not insignificant cider cider production. Name'sfor brews frequently relate to the city in some way (geography, history etc).
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Post by: dcbc on August 25, 2010, 09:35:38 AM
DCBC

Dry County Brewing Concern

I live in a dry county (for now) and this concerns me.
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Post by: bmytys on August 25, 2010, 10:04:20 AM
Fighting Brewers.

It's pretty self explanatory.  My friend and I started brewing about 3 years ago.  Ever since the start, we couldn't agree on anything.  That proved to be tough when we were just combining our efforts to crank out some of our first batches.  Now, we are usually doing two 10 gallon batches side by side on any given brew day, but we still butt heads whenever we can.  Not surprisingly, we came up with the name when we were fighting over what to name it.

Cheers,

bmytys
Fighting Brewers
Grand Rapids, MI
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Post by: bluesman on August 25, 2010, 01:53:22 PM
I have been bouncing another name around.  I am considering ....

"Smokestack Lightning"
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Post by: beerrat on August 25, 2010, 03:02:00 PM
I've use a couple depending upon the beer I'm brewing and inspiration in my head at the time. 

Geek Boy Brewing - well, I'm a geek - computers by trade and hobby, D&D, SCI-Fi, comic books, 140 pounds soaking wet.

O'Schrefflerelli's - in honor of my wife's and my family heritage.  The picture is of my Great-great-grandfather

Labels:
(http://gallery.me.com/dschreffler/100194/batch1-20beer-20label/web.jpg?ver=12827732660001)
(http://gallery.me.com/dschreffler/100194/dandL-20batch1-20beer-20label-20v2/web.jpg?ver=12827732790001)
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Post by: akr71 on August 26, 2010, 04:31:59 AM
I have been bouncing another name around.  I am considering ....

"Smokestack Lightning"

Is that because of my "Full House" crack  ???
Title: Re: Your Homebrew Name
Post by: bluesman on August 26, 2010, 04:37:10 AM
I have been bouncing another name around.  I am considering ....

"Smokestack Lightning"

Is that because of my "Full House" crack  ???

No...not because of that.

I'm just not thrilled about the name.  I want something with more pizzazz.

"Smokestack Lightning"   is the name!
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Post by: akr71 on August 26, 2010, 04:58:39 AM
Well, "Smokestack Lightning" is a cool name.  I'm hoping the muse strikes me sometime and I can come up with something better than "Townshend Brewery"
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Post by: denny on August 26, 2010, 08:39:09 AM
"Smokestack Lightning"   is the name!

I LOVE that song!
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Post by: tschmidlin on August 26, 2010, 09:02:09 AM
"Smokestack Lightning"   is the name!

I LOVE that song!
I don't think I know that song.  But it makes me think of Fire Woman by The Cult.
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Post by: denny on August 26, 2010, 09:13:28 AM
"Smokestack Lightning"   is the name!

I LOVE that song!
I don't think I know that song.  But it makes me think of Fire Woman by The Cult.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1FK620bS7A
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Post by: tschmidlin on August 26, 2010, 09:24:09 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1FK620bS7A
Thanks Denny, good song.  My 5-year olds like it too. :)
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Post by: bluesman on August 26, 2010, 09:28:23 AM
"Smokestack Lightning"   is the name!

I LOVE that song!

I did a search and it's not trademarked so....



....it will be my brewery name.   

I mean after all...I am the bluesman.  8)
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Post by: denny on August 26, 2010, 09:28:50 AM
Howlin' Ron!
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Post by: bluesman on August 26, 2010, 09:31:05 AM
Howlin' Ron!

 8)
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Post by: The Professor on August 26, 2010, 10:29:43 AM


Mine is BIG DUMMY Brewing
While some of my acquaintances might do their best to convince you that the monicker refers to me,  it's actually just an homage to my long association with homunculi of the sort pictured on the label.



(https://files.me.com/asemok/8w99zt)
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Post by: MrNate on August 26, 2010, 01:17:20 PM
I like your slogan, Al.
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Post by: euge on August 26, 2010, 02:44:31 PM
I like your slogan, Al.

Me too :)
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Post by: The Professor on August 26, 2010, 03:35:30 PM
I like your slogan, Al.

Me too :)

Thanks, gents.
And I shall always do my utmost to live up to the spirit of that slogan.
 ;D
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Post by: dhacker on August 26, 2010, 05:17:38 PM
I like it as well, though I can't help but think of Fred Sanford . . .

(http://i1013.photobucket.com/albums/af255/dhacker50/BigDummy-1.jpg)
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Post by: bluesman on August 26, 2010, 06:08:01 PM
I like it as well, though I can't help but think of Fred Sanford . . .

(http://i1013.photobucket.com/albums/af255/dhacker50/BigDummy-1.jpg)


Sanford and Son was hilarious.  Red Fox was one of the funniest comedians around at that time.
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Post by: weazletoe on August 31, 2010, 11:36:14 AM
My brewery name in Ohio was "Three Taverns". Since I moved to Idaho, I changed the name to Rocky Mountain Buckeye. My house IPa is Called Moose Juice (borrowed from Dr. Seuss) And my house Porter is called Porkie Porter. Named after my dog Porkchop.
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Post by: halenrush on August 31, 2010, 11:53:07 AM
New Dublin Brewery is named such as the house recipes are normal session styles "Irished" up a bit in one way or another. 
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Post by: Me on September 01, 2010, 02:13:45 PM
Shasty Brewing. No idea why.
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Post by: Hop Bomber Brewing on September 01, 2010, 07:17:43 PM
Hop Bomber Brewing & Supply Co.
I am in the very early stages of starting a hombrew supply business.
I have worked on many different aircraft during my career, and although it was before my time, I have to say the style and history of the B-17 Flying Fortress or the B-24 Liberator can never be surpassed. Now lets get "bombed"
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Post by: yugamrap on September 02, 2010, 07:53:00 AM
I call my brewery "die Brauerei an Gressmont"  It translates to "the Brewery at Gressmont."  We live on a small city lot (maybe 1/8-acre) which we affectionately call "Gressmont" as a tongue-in-cheek homage to the names of grand estates where the owner uses their name followed by "mont."  The name is in German to reflect my ancestry (Donauschwaben), and because I especially like brewing German styles. 

My beers have German names, make family or location references, or are a combination of the two.  Often, the names have a double entendre, or an "inside" reference that only family members or close friends will get.  For example, one of my beers is "Adlerkralle Altbier"  (Eagle Claw Altbier) which refers to the beer being brewed by my son and me (we're both Eagle Scouts), and to the German Coat of Arms which has included an eagle for centuries.