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Old 05-09-2009, 05:22 PM   #1
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May 2009
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ok well usually i am pretty creative and i am just drawing some serious blanks on naming our brewery!!! i already have the label picked out and i love it and now i just cant seem to come up with a name!!! help please open to anything!! i am also from texas so i would like to incorperate that if i can!!

my maybe ideas but dont really like them:
backyard brewery
family affair brewery
mathys country brewery

see they just suck

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Old 05-09-2009, 06:02 PM   #2
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Post a pic of the label, and maybe we can make suggestions based on that.

Got any hobbies, interests, amusing brewing stories that could make for a name?

Geography? Any cool features in the area that represent where you're from?

Brew in the garage? Perhaps something based on the make/model of your vehicle?

Have an amusing last name? Embarassing uncle who always starts a fight at family gatherings? Name it after him?

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Old 05-09-2009, 06:10 PM   #3
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A previous place you lived that you liked?

Any industry or occupation that your family has been involved in?
Make Beer, Not War.

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Old 05-09-2009, 07:10 PM   #4
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Name of a dog.

Name of a horse?

An emotion or trait (ie "Cursing Keith's Backyard Brewpub)
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Old 05-09-2009, 07:24 PM   #5
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I couldn't come up with anything for the life of me. I thought of trying something based off a pet's name, usernames, songs or bands but nothing seemed to work.

Finally, my girlfriend's dad calls my cat Smoke Man (name is Smokey) and that though of that kind of stuck in my head so I decided to go with Smoke Man Brewing.

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Old 05-09-2009, 09:08 PM   #6
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Goliad is where texas won its independence - independence brewery

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Old 05-09-2009, 10:21 PM   #7
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Cactus patch brewey and jackalope ranch

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Old 05-09-2009, 11:10 PM   #8
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Old 05-09-2009, 11:53 PM   #9
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Sunstar Oak & Olive [state seal]

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Old 05-10-2009, 03:30 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by shizzle View Post
Goliad is where texas won its independence - independence brewery
You mean the place where ex-Americans became traitors to the country they swore allegiance to (Mexico)???

That oughta rouse some feathers...

Actually, pouring salt on a wound is not a place to go...how about Ft. Defiance?
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