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Old 04-10-2012, 01:20 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by itsme6582 View Post
This is grade school grammar.

Brewing is a verb
Brewery is a noun
Ok If that is the question, technically the words should be used like this.

The Island Time Brewery is offering a brewing named IIPA.

So the Brewery still is a physical location makes the beer but the offering is what was brewed.

Any other use might be wrong, hope that answers the question.
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Old 04-15-2012, 09:21 PM   #12
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Hey everyone thanks for all the advice and as I guessed theres a lot of opinions!
Originally Posted by othellomcbane View Post
He understands the difference between the words grammatically, I'm sure, but wants to know why some breweries call themselves "Brewing Company" (ie Russian River Brewing Company) instead of Brewery.

I'd be curious to know as well if there's anything to the distinction.
+1 thats pretty much what I was trying to ask!

Originally Posted by myburgher View Post
I like Coal Room Brewing. It implies to me that it is an ongoing process and adds a human element to it as opposed to Coal Room Brewery, which sounds like just a building. There is no problem with the latter, but if you have put the time and energy into researching which is better, I think you would prefer Coal Room Brewing. This is based solely on my judgement when hearing the two names, and is based on no fact whatsoever, nor do I know anything about the history of the names.
Thanks and I think I agree with your logic and that's what I have been leaning towards. Coal Room Brewing just has a better ring to me.
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Old 04-19-2012, 04:58 AM   #13
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You can also use the term "Ale Works" just throwing it out there

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Old 05-02-2012, 12:46 AM   #14
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I'll add a third minor variation to the mix. I'm going with Newport Brews as the former is my suname and it works on several levels: city name pun, noun, and verb. First batch just went to bottle so that's about all I have at the moment!

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Old 05-02-2012, 02:04 PM   #15
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Brewing is generally accepted to be short for Brewing Company.

Like Thirsty Dog Brewing is short for Thirsty Dog Brewing Company.

Brewery is meant to imply where the beer comes from. So on a label it might say Thirsty Dog Brewery, meaning Made by the Thirsty Dog Brewery (The place where Thirsty Dog Brewing Company makes their beer...

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Old 05-04-2012, 11:10 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by LiveandLetDrive View Post
I'll add a third minor variation to the mix. I'm going with Newport Brews as the former is my suname and it works on several levels: city name pun, noun, and verb. First batch just went to bottle so that's about all I have at the moment!
I like it. It sounds pleasant, rolls off the tongue, and also kind of reminds me a sports team name for some reason.
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Old 05-25-2012, 12:13 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by Noontime View Post
Cadence can also be a factor; the ease in which words flow from one to another and how many syllables it has can make it easier and more pleasant to say (and hear).
And how memorable it is, or any other factor which helps in "sellability". It's really all about marketing, be it commercially, or even just amongst your friends.
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