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Old 09-15-2010, 12:13 AM   #1
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Not sure if this is the right category to post this in but...

Do dogs have symbolism pertaining to beer? I have noticed a lot of breweries have "dog" in their names such as...

Hair of the Dog
Flying Dog
Dogfish Head
LuckyLabs
Laughing Dog
Thirsty Dog
Sea Dog

I was just wondering if anyone knew if there was a special meaning...



 
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Old 09-15-2010, 12:18 AM   #2
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There may be more to it, but the simple answer in my mind is that people love their pets and dogs are mans best friend.


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Old 09-15-2010, 12:26 AM   #3
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people love their pets and dogs are mans best friend
Bingo. I like to hear the stories where the brewers have their dogs in the brewery with them all day. I know I would.

 
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Old 09-15-2010, 12:26 AM   #4
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Yea, there mans best friend
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Old 09-15-2010, 12:29 AM   #5
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thanks all... i did not know it was that simple lol

 
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Old 09-15-2010, 12:31 AM   #6
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Bingo. I like to hear the stories where the brewers have their dogs in the brewery with them all day. I know I would.
That's a nice thought: me running my own brewery with my two sons and dog!

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Old 09-15-2010, 12:35 AM   #7
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Old 09-15-2010, 01:29 AM   #8
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Dogfish Head is named after a place in Maine called "Dogfish Head", but the rest may just be as simple as love for Dogs...

 
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Old 09-15-2010, 01:41 AM   #9
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Beer and dogs.
It just doesn't any better.

 
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Old 09-15-2010, 03:16 AM   #10
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maybe because some brews are a "bitch" to make? =)


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