Brews with Strange/Odd Names

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  1. acceptmj

    acceptmj Initiate (0) Dec 6, 2011 Connecticut

    With all of these new beers out now coming up with a unique name must be proving difficult! What are some of the weirdest names for brews (good or bad) that you have heard or seen?
  2. BeerGreg

    BeerGreg Devotee (445) May 17, 2013 Illinois
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    Muffin Top
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  3. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (3,413) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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    Evil Rabbit from Fitgers
  4. biker30x

    biker30x Disciple (363) Feb 1, 2006 Illinois

    Old Peculiar
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  5. JackMcAwesome

    JackMcAwesome Initiate (0) Feb 18, 2013 Florida

    Jai Alai is a bit odd. (I'm drinking one while surfing the site right now, so it's on my mind)

    It's not OUT THERE like a lot of others, but it'd be like if one was named "Football" or "Curling". Just naming a brew after a sport is a bit odd.
    With that being said, I'd drink the shit out of a brew called "Curling" I suspect it'd be an oatmeal stout.
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  6. Ernest_Hooper

    Ernest_Hooper Initiate (0) Apr 23, 2012 Michigan

    Synchronized Swimming seems like a great name for a well balanced liquid beverage.
  7. beerme411

    beerme411 Initiate (0) Sep 28, 2010 California

    Tactical Nuclear Penguin
  8. Mojo

    Mojo Champion (845) Jul 21, 2012 Alabama

  9. Snowdog

    Snowdog Initiate (15) Jul 28, 2010 Ohio
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  10. fritts211

    fritts211 Aspirant (210) Feb 19, 2011 Tennessee
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    Vas Deferens from Caldera. No clue why you want to name your beer after a part of the body that deals with semen. And no, I've never had this semen beer either.

    Edit: Also, Horse Piss Beer from Bluegrass Brewing. Horse piss... :astonished:
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  11. leedorham

    leedorham Crusader (701) Apr 27, 2006 Washington

    Heelch O' Hops - Anderson Valley

    The word (?) "heelch" sounds like dry heaving to me.
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  12. MNBeerGeek

    MNBeerGeek Zealot (557) Jun 25, 2013 Minnesota
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    Recently had Surly/FFF collab's Urine Trouble.

    Weird name. Damn delicious.
  13. Beric

    Beric Champion (896) Jun 1, 2013 Massachusetts
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  14. JackHorzempa

    JackHorzempa Poo-Bah (3,109) Dec 15, 2005 Pennsylvania

    Stupid Sexy Flanders (Sun King Brewery)

  15. Lorianneb

    Lorianneb Disciple (325) Apr 27, 2012 New Jersey
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    Evil Twin Soft Dookie, Dogfish Head Golden Showers
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  16. yankeepride

    yankeepride Disciple (376) Jan 16, 2011 New Jersey
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    There are a bunch that have the name "Miami Weiss". Unfortunately they style doesn't lend itself to barrel-aged variants such as Crockett and Tubbs.
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  17. craft_shannie

    craft_shannie Devotee (480) Nov 9, 2012 Indiana
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  18. ScottyG

    ScottyG Initiate (0) Jul 12, 2013 Michigan

  19. Snowdog

    Snowdog Initiate (15) Jul 28, 2010 Ohio
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    They probably stole the name from a review of their beer, haven't seen or heard of a good one from them yet.
  20. HarmonMW

    HarmonMW Initiate (0) Feb 11, 2012 Missouri

    Winter Nights by Danielle Steel (by Harmony Brewing Co in Grand Rapids, Mich.)
  21. acceptmj

    acceptmj Initiate (0) Dec 6, 2011 Connecticut

    wow maybe they are being subtle great add
  22. Ri0

    Ri0 Poo-Bah (2,474) Jul 1, 2012 Wisconsin
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    and the BBA version
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    KVNBGRY Champion (876) Aug 1, 2012 Florida
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    Aardwolf's Styrofoam Pony - American Stout
  24. sahd-1

    sahd-1 Disciple (375) Jul 2, 2013 Illinois
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    FFF's Gorch Foch
    Sounds like something you yell when you drop your beer with a mouth full of pretzels
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  25. sahd-1

    sahd-1 Disciple (375) Jul 2, 2013 Illinois
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    Don't even know where to begin on this one.
  26. jmw

    jmw Initiate (0) Feb 4, 2009 North Carolina

    UK are known for short-lived, questionably-named tap handles. Some see it as laughable in a play yard type mentality, others see it as a short road to losing credibility among all but the most juvenile of clientele.
    Seems the US are just entering the game.
  27. dauss

    dauss Defender (666) Aug 9, 2003 Colorado
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    Vas Deferens Ale - Caldera Brewing Company. Also it has a disturbing label.
  28. supafrozty

    supafrozty Initiate (126) Jun 22, 2013 New York

    That horse just opened the flood gates.

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  29. tr9871

    tr9871 Initiate (0) Apr 14, 2013 Alabama

    I always answer these threads with Velvet Rooster. Its smooth as a velvet rooster...
  30. SeaAle

    SeaAle Disciple (399) Jun 24, 2012 Oregon
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  31. Pahn

    Pahn Meyvn (1,456) Dec 2, 2009 New York
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    still cringe when i see this shit.
  32. DaveAnderson

    DaveAnderson Devotee (479) Jan 11, 2011 Minnesota

  33. GrindFatherBob

    GrindFatherBob Initiate (0) Apr 29, 2010 New York

    They're trying to keep a language from dying. It's pretty "bahl" as they say. What are you some kind of back-dated chuck?
  34. cavedave

    cavedave Poo-Bah (2,285) Mar 12, 2009 New York
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    Any Hill Farmstead beer that isn't named for a person.
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  35. chuckv

    chuckv Disciple (370) Apr 19, 2013 Pennsylvania
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    Homo Erectus by walking man
  36. patto1ro

    patto1ro Defender (627) Apr 26, 2004 Netherlands

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  37. spicoli00

    spicoli00 Zealot (543) Jul 6, 2005 Indiana

    I love this beer. Have had it at a few festivals.

    AtG also makes one called Sofa King Wheat Arted that is fantastic.

    Edit: BA seems to indicated that the name is Sofa King Wheat, but the bar where i had this listed it as above...
  38. Hanzo

    Hanzo Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2012 Virginia

    Instead of a beer I'll give you a brewery, one in my state just opened. Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery. No shit.
  39. cjs61679

    cjs61679 Initiate (0) Jun 3, 2013 Massachusetts

    Not necessarily strange or odd, but I get a kick out of Left Hand's beer names. Subtle as it may be, there is an underlying sexual innuendo to many of their beers. Hell, the name of the brewery itself gives a nod to an old self-gratification does "The Stranger". They pull it off because it is not too in your face. I was having this conversation with my wife and another couple and we were talking about "Pole Star", which we all just assumed was in reference to a stripper, but the following day, my friend's wife came across the the term in a book she was reading and decided to do some research..."It is a Thoreau reference from Walden Pond about figuring out where you want to be in life and then staying on course to get there. Original meaning is a star located close to the poles to guide sailors and fugitive slaves. And even before that: being really great at getting yourself off .

    Looks like our friend's at Left Hand are not only serious about their masturbation, but also their literature!
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  40. spicoli00

    spicoli00 Zealot (543) Jul 6, 2005 Indiana

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