What would you name your Bar?

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  1. Azzy

    Azzy Initiate (0) Jul 16, 2012 Texas
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    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. SerialTicker

    SerialTicker Poo-Bah (1,760) Jun 18, 2012 Michigan

    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 Defender (682) Aug 3, 2010 Wisconsin
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    Craft on Draft-we would serve NO macros of any sort. Strictly great craft brews.
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  4. yamar68

    yamar68 Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2011 Minnesota

  5. SerialTicker

    SerialTicker Poo-Bah (1,760) Jun 18, 2012 Michigan

    Make sure you open it up on Draft Street. :wink:

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

    nate8767 Initiate (82) Nov 1, 2011 Alabama
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    I'd call it, "Cheers." And my slogan would be "Where everybody knows your name."
  7. 2beerdogs

    2beerdogs Poo-Bah (1,883) Jan 31, 2005 California
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    ^^^Like that one.

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

    THANAT0PSIS Defender (682) Aug 3, 2010 Wisconsin
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    Now that's a fucking idea. Nice. Totally saving this...until someone jacks it.
  9. IceAce

    IceAce Champion (867) Jan 8, 2004 California

    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. matthaslaservision

    matthaslaservision Initiate (0) Aug 18, 2012 British Columbia (Canada)

    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 Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2011 Minnesota

    Is "BAR" taken?
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  12. Azzy

    Azzy Initiate (0) Jul 16, 2012 Texas
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    You know, If you guys named some really good ones I probably would steal them lol. But hypothetically that is.. :wink:
  13. Azzy

    Azzy Initiate (0) Jul 16, 2012 Texas
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    That's great. I'll have to trademark it before anyone steal the name or slogan.
  14. paulys55

    paulys55 Zealot (587) Aug 2, 2010 Pennsylvania
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    Paul's Pub

    **ninja edit
  15. CMUbrew

    CMUbrew Initiate (0) Jan 27, 2012 Michigan

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

    Wreckoncile Aspirant (200) Jul 19, 2011 California

    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. matthaslaservision

    matthaslaservision Initiate (0) Aug 18, 2012 British Columbia (Canada)

    try Paul's Pube instead, makes it look all olde english :wink:
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  18. Azzy

    Azzy Initiate (0) Jul 16, 2012 Texas
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    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 Initiate (0) Mar 29, 2006 Maine

    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. SerialTicker

    SerialTicker Poo-Bah (1,760) Jun 18, 2012 Michigan

    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 Aspirant (279) Nov 27, 2010 Illinois
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    No Fat Chicks
    Ethyl's Old House
    We Got Bruise
    Hooch and Smooch
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  22. joloje

    joloje Initiate (131) Jan 2, 2009 California

  23. Zimbo

    Zimbo Initiate (0) Aug 7, 2010 United Kingdom (Scotland)

    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 Initiate (0) Jul 16, 2012 Texas
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    I see a quote but no response lol
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  25. muletrane

    muletrane Initiate (0) Oct 26, 2006 Pennsylvania

    The Ye Olde Bar & Grille
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  26. Dweedlebug

    Dweedlebug Disciple (371) Feb 28, 2012 Pennsylvania

    I like George Carlin's suggestion:
    Nipples and Dicks
  27. Mavajo

    Mavajo Zealot (572) Feb 10, 2007 Georgia

  28. Hanzo

    Hanzo Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2012 Virginia

    Pinot & Pints

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

    kmello69 Defender (618) Nov 27, 2011 Texas
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  30. lucasj82

    lucasj82 Zealot (595) Aug 13, 2009 Indiana
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    Simply "The Hall"

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

    RussBecker1 Initiate (0) Jul 3, 2012

    pLace. Little p big L

    ILOVESTOUTS Initiate (100) Apr 13, 2006 Connecticut
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    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 Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2010 New York

    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 :slight_frown:

  34. ao125

    ao125 Initiate (0) Dec 1, 2010 Virginia

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

    YaKnowBrady Initiate (0) Jul 23, 2010 New Jersey

    The Death Star Bar
  36. Hanzo

    Hanzo Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2012 Virginia

    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 Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2010 New York

    You better have a good business plan...The Cantina has a crazy happy hour
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  38. IcemanCometh

    IcemanCometh Aspirant (290) Sep 6, 2012 Massachusetts

    The Manhole
    Hat Rack
    The Ramrod
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  39. Binger72

    Binger72 Initiate (0) Jan 2, 2012 Massachusetts
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    Wobbly Pop Stop
    Bing's Speakeasy
    Cocktails & Dreams ... jk!
  40. OldCrustacean79

    OldCrustacean79 Initiate (188) Jan 20, 2012 Connecticut
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    The Porcelain Pillow Brew Pub

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