250+ Cool Craft Brewery Names

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Craft beer is booming worldwide, with many new breweries opening up in the past decade. However, with so many of them competing for attention, it can be difficult to create a brewery name that’s memorable but also different from the competition.

That’s where this list can help as a starting point on your hunt for the perfect business name.

We have sorted the list into categories like clever, funny, craft brewery, microbrewery, nano-brewery, and more.

But creating a cool brewery name that’s memorable and differentiated from the competition still takes a little bit of work. Therefore at the end of the list, you will find 3 essential tips on how to name your brewery.

Cool Craft Brewery Names

Now, let’s take a look at the names:

Cool Brewery Names
Creative Craft Brewery Name Ideas
Funny Brewery Names
Clever Brewery Name Ideas
Unique Craft Brewery Names
Microbrewery Name Ideas
Nanobrewery Names
Farm Brewery Name Inspiration
Brewpub Name Ideas
Taproom Names

Cool Brewery Names

  • Wicked Hop 
  • Ghost Moon Brewery
  • Black Moon Brewing
  • The Zodiac Brewery
  • Bearded Ear Brewing
  • Wiesbecher Brewery
  • Brouhaha Brewing
  • Hooch & Wacker
  • Cog Hof
  • Brewer’s Barrel Co
  • The Old Mill Brewing
  • Rouge Ville
  • Oakes Brewery
  • L’Empire Brewery
  • Brava Brewery
  • Beard Ale Brewing
  • Pemberton Mill Beer
  • Lake Mead Brewery
  • Truman’s Bier Markt
  • Nautilus Brewery
  • Iron Thorn Brewing
  • Liquid Hero
  • Tidal Wave Brewery
  • Cascade Brewing
  • Audacity Craft Ales
  • Barbarian Brewing Company
  • Mad Malts Brewers
  • Alabaster Aleworks
  • Pilz Brewing Co.
  • Old Havana Craft
Beer and brewery quote by David Rains Wallace

Creative Craft Brewery Name Ideas

  • Firebird Brewery
  • The Oaked
  • Alchemist V
  • Perennial Artisanal
  • Bumbleberry Meadery
  • Hops & Barrel
  • Barley Beer Co.
  • White Goat Brewery
  • The Stout Bridge
  • The Monk’s Brew
  • Ironwood Beer
  • Fitzroy Rockery
  • Shaker’s Brewery
  • Grand Strain Brewing
  • Unik Brewing
  • Empire Brewing Co.
  • Harmony Of Kings
  • Gristle Brewing
  • Dye & Brew
  • Iron City Brewing
  • Brass Devil
  • Ghost Rider Beer
  • Phantom Brewery
  • Iron Will Brewing
  • Angels Brewhouse
  • The Mad Brew
  • Blank Label Brewing
  • Heavy Hitter
  • Fat Head Brewing
  • The Haunted Brew
Beer and brewery quote by Arnold Schwarzenegger

Funny Brewery Names

  • Red Eye Brewery
  • Grainheads
  • Hop Haus Brewery
  • The Hops and Robbers Brewers
  • Salty Dog Brewing Co.
  • Moustache Brewing Co.
  • The Mad Bard Barrel
  • Mountain Skull Beer
  • Heavenly Ruin
  • Refined Angels
  • Victory & Obedience
  • Hopfrog Brewing Co.
  • Little Bear Brew
  • Kool Tap Brewing
  • Brass Arm Brewery
  • Big Black Barrel
  • Oakey Brothers
  • Glasgow Bulldog
  • Giant Tiger Brewery
  • Moltenfrost Brewery
  • Black Angus Brewery
  • The Smiling Moose
  • Waldhorn Brothers
  • Tilted Kilt Brewing
  • Modesty Brewing
  • Five Long Johns
  • Props to Hops Brewers
Beer and brewery quote by benjamin Franklin

Clever Brewery Name Ideas

  • Vitality Brew
  • Wittenberg Brewery
  • Wild Ale Works
  • Spirits of Balance
  • Boulders Brewing
  • Hopo Mead
  • Axe of Ale
  • Barley O Porter
  • Phoenix Fermentary
  • Summit Craft Ales
  • Super Grace Brewery
  • Tycoon Brewing Co.
  • Vice Counts Brewery
  • Miss Ray Brewing Company
  • Sputnik Brewery
  • Beerhaus Brewery
  • Zin City Brewing
  • Peacock Brewing
  • Ghost Brewing
  • Evil Speed
  • The Believer
  • Cyclone Bros
  • Black Diamond Brewing Company
  • Hellhound Brewery
  • Rough Draft Brewery
  • Midnight Brewers
  • Golden Gate Ale
  • Old Chicago Brewery
  • Monumental Brewery
  • The Iron Man Brewery
Beer and brewery quote by Plato

Unique Craft Brewery Names

  • Barley Creek Brewery
  • Roughmiller Brewery
  • Fire Wolf Brewery
  • Big Hat Brewery
  • Pronto Craft Brew
  • Rockwood Brewery
  • Black Lotus Brewing
  • Bogart Bros
  • Boomerang Beer
  • Flying Brewery
  • Hollybrew Brewing
  • Boulder City Brewing
  • Flying Skull Brewing
  • The Arcadia Brewing Company
  • Tall Tales Brewing Co.
  • The Vertex Fermentary
  • Wanderlust Brewing
  • The Alesmith Brewery
  • Hop Dog Brewing Co.
  • Flying Pig Brewing 
  • Avalanche Brewing Company
  • Gold Rush Brewing
  • Thunder Brewing
  • Twin Barrel Brewing
  • The Equinox Brewery
  • Angel Wing Aleworks
  • Aurora Brewing
Beer and brewery quote by Thomas Jefferson

Microbrewery Name Ideas

  • Tuff Shed Brewing
  • Rouge Brewing
  • Brewer’s Cove
  • Big Hops Brewery
  • Brix Brewing
  • New Berlin Brewery
  • Pile 28
  • Passion Craft Beer
  • Four Peaks Brewery
  • Old Bricks Brewing
  • Cascade Brewing
  • The Lone Wolf Brewery
  • Fountain Brewing
  • The Flying Dutchman Brewers
  • Dominion Brewing
  • The Maltman Brewery
  • Blackwoods Brewery
  • Great Wall Brewing
  • Brewski
  • Leatherman Brothers
  • The Hurricane Brewers
  • The Mad Monk
  • The Hop Story
  • Howling Wolf Brewers

Nanobrewery Names

  • Dale Beer Co.
  • Brew Craft
  • Blue Tree Brew
  • Frugal Ale
  • Grandfather Brewing
  • The Brewery Yard
  • Nomads Brewing
  • Malt Brothers
  • Crowfoot Brewing
  • Sophie Maltz
  • Klosterkost
  • Blacksmith Aleworks
  • Rough Draftery
  • Blue Devil Brewing
  • Kahoot Brewing
  • Beer Studio
  • Fortitude Brewery
  • Allied Craft Beer
  • Harvest Moon Brewing
  • Stonehall Brewery
  • Red Mango Brewery
  • Fox Park Bottleyards
Beer and brewery quote by Shakespeare

Farm Brewery Name Inspiration

  • Seven Oaks Brewery
  • Fireside Brewery
  • MaltBrewer
  • Amber Aleworks
  • Old Oaken Brewery
  • Harvest Moon Brewing
  • Cobblestones Brewery
  • Last Whistle Brewing
  • Long Oak Brewery
  • Midnight Meteor Brewery
  • The Hopsmith Brewery
  • Wild Goose Ale
  • Crafty Beer Barn
  • Elevation Craft Beer
  • Oakleaf Meadery
  • Hop Valley Brewery
  • The Owl’s Wagon
  • Wicked Witch Brewing
  • Honey Pot Creek

Brewpub Name Ideas

  • Black Crow Brewers
  • Hopsan Brewing
  • Celts & Sons
  • The Malt Shack
  • Langford & Bullen
  • Kingston Brothers
  • Red Mountain Beer
  • Beersmith Bros.
  • Gastonia Beer
  • The Gorilla Craft Ales
  • Minotaur Brewery
  • Nirvana Fermentary
  • Dragonfire Fermentary
  • Last Barrel Brewers
  • Hop Notch Brewing
  • Twin Barrel Craft Ales
  • Blizzard Craft Ales
  • Crescent Fermentary
  • Beard and Barrel Brewing
  • Anchor Craft Ales
  • Magnitude Craft Ales
Beer and brewery quote by Shakespeare

Taproom Names

  • Southsiders Brewing
  • Fount & Tilsby
  • Otto Brewing
  • Wooden Crown Brewery
  • Keg Works
  • Cellar Rock Brewery
  • The Tap Room Brewing
  • Papa Doc’s Brewing
  • Hopworks Taproom
  • Coda Brewhouse
  • Fluid Arts Taproom
  • The Hop Story Fermentary
  • Torrent Tap House
  • The War Horse Aleworks
  • Black Swan Brewing Co.
  • Pyramid Brewers
  • Alchemist Brewery
  • Silver Tongue Craft Ales
  • Steamworks Brewers
  • Bottom’s Up Taproom
  • Oracle Brewery

3 things to consider when naming a brewery

1. Start with considering your offering and your customers:

  • What type of brewery is it? Craft brewery, microbrewery, farm brewery, etc.
  • What is the atmosphere of your business? Traditional, alternative, hipster, on the corner, etc.
  • Which neighborhood or district is your cafe located in? Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York City, etc.
  • What type of customers do you have? Singles, couples, office workers, creators, etc.

2. What are your values and background:

Consider your brewery’s values first. What story do you tell your customers with your name?

Effective marketing is based on articulating and extending a harmonious concept from the inside out. Communicating what defines your business is how to engage potential customers because it puts your story in context.

3. The best brewery names often have a good story behind their name

See if you can find some interesting story or fact about the history of your building or the neighborhood and incorporate that into the name of your brewery. 


We hope this article will help you to come up with a cool name for your brewery. It might seem like a daunting task to come up with a short, catchy name, but it can be a lot easier than you think.

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