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What would you name your Bar?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Azzy, Oct 5, 2012.

  1. Azzy

    Azzy Savant (300) Texas Jul 16, 2012

    There was a thread a few weeks back about what you would name your brewery if you ever decided to open one. So hypothetically speaking, I guess, what would you name your Bar?

    A few names that come to mind-

    Barley and Vine
    Hops and Grape Vines
    21st Amendment
  2. Mmm... I actually have a really good name. But as I don't want it STOLEN, I won't share it.

    Why am I posting?

    Just curious to see what others say. The chances of me opening a cafe or a bar are pretty unlikely for the foreseeable future, but it's still something I may want to do when I'm. ... Old.

    I've typed too much.
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    THANAT0PSIS Advocate (610) Wisconsin Aug 3, 2010 Beer Trader

    Craft on Draft-we would serve NO macros of any sort. Strictly great craft brews.
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  4. yamar68

    yamar68 Champion (910) Minnesota Apr 1, 2011

  5. Make sure you open it up on Draft Street. ;)

    Then you just have to call it "Craft"
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  6. nate8767

    nate8767 Aficionado (230) Alabama Nov 1, 2011 Beer Trader

    I'd call it, "Cheers." And my slogan would be "Where everybody knows your name."
  7. 2beerdogs

    2beerdogs Poobah (1,090) California Jan 31, 2005 Subscriber Beer Trader

    ^^^Like that one.

    I have one too, but I wanna keep it to myself. You never know, maybe one day, maybe...

    THANAT0PSIS Advocate (610) Wisconsin Aug 3, 2010 Beer Trader

    Now that's a fucking idea. Nice. Totally saving this...until someone jacks it.
  9. IceAce

    IceAce Poobah (1,010) California Jan 8, 2004

    The "Third Place".

    Everybody's 'first place' should be home and 'second place' generally refers to work...

    ...so we all need a "Third Place" where we can be away from the other two for a little while.
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  10. I'd have a nice restuarant upstairs called Influence, and the bar downstairs in the basement called "Under the Influence"
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  11. yamar68

    yamar68 Champion (910) Minnesota Apr 1, 2011

    Is "BAR" taken?
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  12. Azzy

    Azzy Savant (300) Texas Jul 16, 2012

    You know, If you guys named some really good ones I probably would steal them lol. But hypothetically that is.. ;)
  13. Azzy

    Azzy Savant (300) Texas Jul 16, 2012

    That's great. I'll have to trademark it before anyone steal the name or slogan.
  14. paulys55

    paulys55 Advocate (735) Pennsylvania Aug 2, 2010 Beer Trader

    Paul's Pub

    **ninja edit
  15. CMUbrew

    CMUbrew Savant (425) Michigan Jan 27, 2012

    The Swimming Pool. It would be a dive bar... :rolleyes:
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  16. Wreckoncile

    Wreckoncile Savant (290) California Jul 19, 2011

    I'm going to take this in another direction:

    What would your dream bar be?

    And that is where my fantasy goes. The other night, I had a dream (not like a MLK Jr worthy dream, but a pretty cool one nonetheless). I opened the world's first adult alcohol themed theme park. You ever been to Disneyland, Six Flags, etc? Y'know how they have different "lands"? Well, so does "Lush Gardens". here's the long and short of it:

    Germany: lager style beers, bomb pilsners, munich helles, dopplebocks etc.
    Belgium: BSDA, dubbel, trippel, quad, BPA, lambic, geuze, flanders, etc.
    England: milds, bitters, stouts, porters
    America: IPA, IIPA, barleywine, and wine
    Italy: wine
    France: Wine

    All of these different "lands" are totally done up in a Disneyland style element where they are typecast to fit the average person's view of these places. All the areas have little rides, beer/wine gardens, and different aspects (England has rainy areas, Germany snowy areas, etc).

    Needless to say, it was a fucking epic dream and now I really want to create this theme park.
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  17. try Paul's Pube instead, makes it look all olde english ;)
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  18. Azzy

    Azzy Savant (300) Texas Jul 16, 2012

    My dream bar. A successful craft beer and Wine Bar. No BMC and no Cheap ass wine. Oh and of course profitable lol. Been watching too much Bar Rescue.
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  19. basscram

    basscram Savant (395) Maine Mar 29, 2006

    I've already named mine. I got a nice bad ass outside area attached to my house, where I brew beer,grill,serve drinks, play music and have a decent sized tv. I have an L-shaped bar with bar stools put up against it and shelves in the back that hold liquor. I've called mine, "Dukes's Tiki Brewpub and Grill". or aka friends and family know it as Duke's Tiki Bar And Grill. I take tips in my booty chest. It looks like a Pirates Chest and it's slightly polynesian themed.
  20. Haha, no problem.

    I blame Food Network for making me want a restaurant+bar so badly. Damn channel.
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  21. Duffman929

    Duffman929 Savant (415) Illinois Nov 27, 2010 Beer Trader

    No Fat Chicks
    Ethyl's Old House
    We Got Bruise
    Hooch and Smooch
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  23. Piledriver.
    With a corner for a fight club and nothing below 10% ABV.
    Either way , you can't escape getting hammered.
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  24. Azzy

    Azzy Savant (300) Texas Jul 16, 2012

    I see a quote but no response lol
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  25. muletrane

    muletrane Savant (420) Pennsylvania Oct 26, 2006

    The Ye Olde Bar & Grille
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  26. I like George Carlin's suggestion:
    Nipples and Dicks
  27. Mavajo

    Mavajo Advocate (580) Georgia Feb 10, 2007

  28. Hanzo

    Hanzo Champion (975) Virginia Feb 27, 2012

    Pinot & Pints

    Now I just need to find an angel investor to fund it.
  29. kmello69

    kmello69 Advocate (655) Texas Nov 27, 2011 Beer Trader

    "Tap That"
  30. lucasj82

    lucasj82 Champion (980) Indiana Aug 13, 2009 Beer Trader

    Simply "The Hall"

    It would be a beer hall and pool hall hybrid.
  31. RussBecker1

    RussBecker1 Aficionado (210) Jul 3, 2012

    pLace. Little p big L

    ILOVESTOUTS Savant (445) Connecticut Apr 13, 2006 Beer Trader

    The Sandwich Bar... Combining my 2 passions in life: sandwiches & craft beer. I provide the craft beer, people provide their own sandwiches, picnic style. A community where folks exchange sandwich recipes/ingredients while washing it down with fantastic beer. You said dream bar right?
  33. ant880

    ant880 Advocate (655) New York Nov 7, 2010

    Im a big fan of The Shining...for years I have been calling the little bar in my basement (and previously in my apartment) Lloyd's, after the ghost bartender. Whenever I serve someone a drink from it I tell them "Your money is no good here Mr. Torrance"...my wife thinks there is something wrong with me :(

  34. ao125

    ao125 Savant (335) Virginia Dec 1, 2010

    See... that makes me want to name my place "Little L" after the song...
    Jamiroquai - Little L - YouTube
  35. YaKnowBrady

    YaKnowBrady Savant (470) New Jersey Jul 23, 2010

    The Death Star Bar
  36. Hanzo

    Hanzo Champion (975) Virginia Feb 27, 2012

    Speaking of that, would I get sued if I named my bar Ten Forward?

    I'd be afraid of it just being packed with nerds though and they'd scare away all the women and Taffer tells me I need women in my bar to be a success.
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  37. ant880

    ant880 Advocate (655) New York Nov 7, 2010

    You better have a good business plan...The Cantina has a crazy happy hour
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  38. The Manhole
    Hat Rack
    The Ramrod
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  39. Binger72

    Binger72 Aficionado (170) Massachusetts Jan 2, 2012 Beer Trader

    Wobbly Pop Stop
    Bing's Speakeasy
    Cocktails & Dreams ... jk!
  40. The Porcelain Pillow Brew Pub

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