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Brews with Strange/Odd Names

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by acceptmj, Jul 15, 2013.

  1. spicoli00

    spicoli00 Champion (770) Indiana Jul 6, 2005

    from their website, less about meat beating than you think...

    A few weeks later, in September of 1993, we incorporated as Indian Peaks Brewing Company, in honor of the serrated ridges and jagged peaks of the Indian Peaks wilderness that you can see nearby. Then the search for the location was on from Golden to Loveland. In November of that year, home became a former meat packing plant nestled next to the St. Vrain River near downtown Longmont. In just a few weeks, the brewery was starting to take shape, labels were being produced, and kegs and bombers were purchased. The place was hopping. However, the euphoria was quickly sidelined when a conflict of interest surrounding the brewery name surfaced. Indian Peaks was being used by another brewery for a beer style. So, not wanting to start off on the wrong foot, we quickly changed the name of the company to Left Hand, in honor of Chief Niwot, whose tribe wintered in the local area. (The name Left Hand is derived from the southern Arapahoe word “Niwot” meaning left hand.)
  2. Sounds like a a complicated way of throwing us off the scent...Too many examples of meat beating euphemisms for it to all be a coincidence.
  3. spicoli00

    spicoli00 Champion (770) Indiana Jul 6, 2005

    I predict their next beer name will be named Munchin' Puncher.
  4. Hanzo

    Hanzo Champion (965) Virginia Feb 27, 2012

    Left Hand Stranger is enough to prove that.
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  5. leedorham

    leedorham Champion (845) Washington Apr 27, 2006

    It doesn't seem like I'm the back-dated one in the scenario you describe.
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  6. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poobah (1,440) California Mar 18, 2010 Verified

  7. nyyfanatic213

    nyyfanatic213 Advocate (590) New York Aug 24, 2011 Verified Subscriber

    Horny Goat BC
    Ass Kisser Ales
  8. MikeWard

    MikeWard Savant (465) Pennsylvania Sep 14, 2011

    Moose Drool....Barking Squirrel.......Buffalo Sweat.
  9. Tired hands stuff:

    The light that spills out from the hole in your head

    Yes yes yes killing the ego

    You may feel a burning sensation
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  10. ChanChan

    ChanChan Advocate (610) California Dec 12, 2009 Verified

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  11. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Advocate (615) Colorado Jan 20, 2012

    Trinity has an entire line of beers inspired by office space.
    Oh face
    Red Swingline
    Damn it feels good to be a gangster
    TPS report
  12. DelMontiac

    DelMontiac Advocate (735) Oklahoma Oct 22, 2010

  13. y'ever tried the beer? :confused:
  14. broseidon

    broseidon Zealot (85) Ohio Oct 17, 2012

    Nearly anything from Against the Grain. Aside from Shart Pants aka Shit Jeans, they have such gems as:

    Chamomile Tow, Hoppy Endings, Golden Sower, Kentucky Ryed Chicken, An Ale Pleasure, Citra Ass Down, etc

    How they get away with some of these boggles the mind but they make some good brews so they need to keep doing their thing.
  15. Tlab3

    Tlab3 Aficionado (170) Michigan Apr 20, 2013 Verified

    I don't know if people can look it up but Darkhorse brewery is bringing 99 beers to the MBG summer beer fest in Yipsilati, MI and many of those beers have great names. A couple of my favorites: Smells Like a Saftey Meeting, Über Boober (cream ale made with baby formula), Peaches and Creme in my Pants creme ale, Maple Belgian Waffles with no Chicken Brown Ale.
  16. Potatocrawler

    Potatocrawler Aficionado (205) Pennsylvania Jun 12, 2013 Subscriber

  17. Shiftersfull Christmas beer
  18. Casey3236

    Casey3236 Advocate (620) Pennsylvania Sep 14, 2012 Verified

    I only discovered berr advocate a couple years ago. Before that, without rating and reviews, I based a lot of beer choices on name. First time I saw Blithering Idiot I had to try it. More recently Ibought a bbottle of Hoptimus Prime just because I loved the name. My new favorite name is Hopsphyxiation. I will want one just for the name. Have you ever bought a beer just because you thought the name was great?
  19. utopiajane

    utopiajane Poobah (1,005) New York Jun 11, 2013 Verified

    Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout
    Weyerbacher Insanity
    All the "Bastards" from Stone

    I have been noticing the next name I think is cool - psycHOPathy.
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  20. bman_85

    bman_85 Savant (325) Wisconsin Sep 10, 2012

    Haven't had it yet, but bitchin camero

    <Insert deadmilkmen here>
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  21. cubbyswans

    cubbyswans Savant (380) Missouri Jun 10, 2008

    Ghostface Killah... fuck that beer is painful. I finished it out of spite.
  22. JakerLou

    JakerLou Advocate (615) New Hampshire Jan 6, 2013 Verified Subscriber

    little sumpin sumpin

    And: Intergalactic Acid
  23. Polygamy Porter - Why have just one?
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  24. NWer

    NWer Advocate (720) Washington Mar 10, 2009 Verified

    Hop Stoopid. After that, I was hooked.
    Arrogant Bastard was too good to resist too.
  25. JISurfer

    JISurfer Champion (995) Hawaii Dec 10, 2002 Verified

    Justin Blabaer was a great one, the bottle is freakin' hilarious!
  26. HighWine

    HighWine Savant (420) Illinois Dec 11, 2010 Verified

    Citra Ass Down from Against the Grain
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  27. TheBeerAlmanac

    TheBeerAlmanac Poobah (1,020) Kentucky Mar 3, 2011 Verified

    Lagunitas Sucks. I was pretty disappointed because I wanted a beer that sucked.
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  28. Groomsy

    Groomsy Savant (360) Kentucky Sep 23, 2010

    Three Floyds has some seriously gnarly names for most of their beers. Namely:

    Permanent Funeral
    Arctic Panzer Wolf
    In the Name of Suffering
    Zombie Dust

    For a punk/metal fan like myself, I'm pretty much sold just on the names.
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  29. lookrider

    lookrider Advocate (510) Pennsylvania Apr 22, 2007 Verified

    How about Anchorage's The Tide and its Takers? I also love Dreadnaught and Funk Metal
  30. Ri0

    Ri0 Poobah (1,120) Wisconsin Jul 1, 2012 Verified

    There is one I'd buy for the name.
    Tactical Nuclear Penguin.
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  31. I would buy Bitches Brew just because of the name, but I've never seen it around here.
  32. dianimal

    dianimal Advocate (540) California Apr 18, 2012

    I have family members that share the names of so many of Hill Farmstead's brews, yet I have never had any of these brews. I wouldn't think twice to buy any of them just for their name.
  33. KevSal

    KevSal Advocate (690) California Oct 17, 2010 Verified

    This is the one I was thinking about when u saw this thread, all of clown shoes have odd names. You u drink a beer called hoppy feet if you didn't get their schtick? Tramp stamp maybe
  34. Most anything BrewDog does (TNP, Sink the Bismarck, 5 O'Clock Saint, Dead Pony Club...the options are plentiful). Most of the Anderson Valley beers as well (Heelch o' Hops, Hop Ottin' IPA, etc.), if only because Boontling is such a bizarre jargon. Framinghammer, although that's less odd than awesome. And finally, Yanjing Beer from China--although the actual characters for the beer are 嬊京啤酒, in the absence of proper tone indicators the name is homophonous with 眼睛啤酒...which translates roughly to "eyeball beer" :p
  35. musicman7070

    musicman7070 Advocate (505) New Jersey Aug 26, 2012 Verified

  36. Mother brewing from Springfield, Mo has a BA Imp. stout named MILF
  37. KelsoSaaz

    KelsoSaaz Savant (265) Maine Jan 24, 2013

    Most beers from New England Brewing
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  38. mverity

    mverity Savant (465) Florida Oct 6, 2012 Verified

  39. mverity

    mverity Savant (465) Florida Oct 6, 2012 Verified