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Old 11-18-2010, 04:04 PM   #1
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Anyone else have trouble coming up with interesting names for the stuff they Brew?

right now I have a cider that I did but can't think of a name to call it.

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Old 11-18-2010, 04:08 PM   #2
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Absolutely.

I struggle with this quite a bit. I go back and forth between wanting to establish a name for my little home brewery and thinking that the idea is really lame.

Same with beers, sometimes I want to think of names and labels and all that, sometimes I just want to be under the radar and have beer on tap in the privacy of my little basement & just call them what they are.

Coming up with names is hard... IMO as hard as coming up with an interesting band name or book title or whatever.

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Old 11-18-2010, 06:39 PM   #3
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all the time...especially since we try and keep all our names related to the bull

Longhop IPA
Fall Pasture Pumpkin Ale
Hard Apbull Cider
Star Buck'n Bull Stout
etc

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Old 11-18-2010, 06:48 PM   #4
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Every beer! That's why most of my beers are called "Wild 'Something'". But every now and then I come up with a good one. My newest, Nailed Tail Pale Ale, I really like. and I even made a really cool label for it! http://www.flickr.com/photos/50251084@N05/5184663168/

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Old 11-24-2010, 08:45 PM   #5
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Every beer! That's why most of my beers are called "Wild 'Something'". But every now and then I come up with a good one. My newest, Nailed Tail Pale Ale, I really like. and I even made a really cool label for it! http://www.flickr.com/photos/50251084@N05/5184663168/
Great label! Very nicely done.
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Old 11-24-2010, 08:51 PM   #6
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I personally think its a waste of time to name your beer unless you are going to sell it. My buddy names his beers, some of which are kits, and I think it's absolutely ridiculous, I mean, the dang beer is already named. How dare you change it when it's not even your recipe? If it is your recipe then I guess you at least have the right to but come on, really?

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Old 11-24-2010, 10:00 PM   #7
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I name most of my beers, guess it adds to the fun..I brew it I get to name it

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Old 11-24-2010, 10:05 PM   #8
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I name the recipes that I brew repeatedly. One time beers will usually just be referred to as "that rye" or "the kolsch" or "my stout".

I don't usually have trouble coming up with names for them, though.

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Old 11-24-2010, 10:10 PM   #9
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I only worry about names and labels now if I'm brewing for an occasion. Usually I just remember the style that's on each tap. I only currenty have 2 though

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Every beer! That's why most of my beers are called "Wild 'Something'". But every now and then I come up with a good one. My newest, Nailed Tail Pale Ale, I really like. and I even made a really cool label for it! http://www.flickr.com/photos/50251084@N05/5184663168/
Just to be sure, I think we need to see a much larger version of that label. Maybe even live models. Just for testing purposes, you understand.
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