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A (growing) list of the most creative, funny, and best craft beer names

Musicians, painters, and playwrights loved to title their work. Why should artisanal craft beer brewers be any different?

Exactly how do breweries come up with good beer names? Brewers face many choices when choosing a name for a new brew. Factors such as the type of beer matter greatly, as Springdale's Citrus Got Real would be quite an awkward beer name for an Irish Stout.

One thing we do believe is that more breweries should make custom drink coasters and beer mats so that craft beer lovers can collect them. They'd make for great artwork with some of the hilarious designs and names that these beers have. They'd also make for great beer gifts.

Different Types of Beer Names

The Very Very Best Beer Name

Welcome to Worcester, $1.25

Worcester's Wormtown Brewery is brewing the Welcome to Worcester, $1.25 for the WooSox. Every beer sold will enact a $1.25 donation to a charitable organization designated by the team. No beer will ever be named better than the Welcome to Worcester, $1.25. None. Ever.

The fact that an amazing joke can be parlayed into charity is proof that humanity is alive. Well, that, and beer itself. Never change, Worcester. Never change.

The Second Place Beer Name

Your Manager Is Bitch

Beale's Brewery in Virginia slays with this hilarious comeback to a customer's complaint. They even included the email word for word on the can. Your Manager Is Bitch is an American Porter that dials up notes of caramel, pecan, and sass to accompany the 7.6% abv.

Also, how do you even order a pint? It would be so rude. Your artisnal craft beertender walks over and asks you what you'll be having and all you say is, "Your Manager Is Bitch" ...

Your Manager Is Bitch from Beale's Brewery in Virgina
Photo Credit to Beale's Brewery Instagram

Crass beer names

Barnyard Pimps. Rek Lis Brewing out of NH gave us this one. Total Deutschebag! from Sour Not Sorry Brewing also gave us a laugh.

Other Beer Names

Anything from Bone Up Brewing in Everett, MA

Bone Up Brewing consistently knocks it out of the park, with beer names like To have and to hold (my beer), Madeline the Destroyer, FAO (Schwarzbier), and Super Jeff.

Also, Extra Naked, a beer that would be great for drinking after Nude Pickleball.

Puppers Beer Stein

Puppers Beer Stein

You owe it to yourself to drink your favorite brew from such a righteous chalice.

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Puppers Beer series

Bone Up even have offers puppers beer, with a series dedicated to the dogs that have been in their lives. Suppose we should pour one out for ODB and the Bone Up dogs.

Themed beer names

Skygazer Brewing Company, out of Southington, Connecticut, holds strong to its astronomical/astrological branding, brewing up the Lunar Flare, Reverse Cosmosis, and the Synastry SIPA.