Getting creative with a dog name is always tough. But oh how we love to provide some dog name inspiration. If you are a beer lover you have no doubt been searching for a great name for a dog that is inline with your love of beer. We have amassed over 20 true prospects for dog names for beer lovers, which we have added to for some real inspiration for beer lovers.
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20 Dog Names for Beer Lovers
Brewster. Cute name reminiscent of beer and brewing.
Weizen. Type of beer glass for hefeweizen wheat type beer.
Pint. The most ubiquitous type of beer glass that beer lovers are most familiar with.
Tulip. Type of glass that shape reveals the aromas of beer.
Thistle. Another type of beer glass.
Suds. Depending on the type and pour what could end up on your upper lip after a drink of your favorite beer.
Craft. Ode to Craft brews.
Lager. A German imported beer.
Sierra. One of the two men associated with the birth of the craft beer industry Jim Koch and Ken Grossman aka Sierra and Sam.
Sam. As the majority of beer lovers know, Sam Adams of the Boston Beer Company brewed a recipe of his great grandfather called Samuel Adams Boston Lager.
Fritz (Maytag) birthed Anchor Brewing in 1965.
Anchor. Renowned microbrew brand and one of the earliest.
Brewer. Those that make the beers!
Vermont (or Monty). Leads the nation in craft breweries (most Oregonians and Washingtonians may dispute this).
Malt. Essential component of beer making.
Hops. An essential of beer making along with water and yeast.
Marz. Popular microbrew line with an extensive assortment of offerings.
O’Hara. Known as one of the most popular Irish microbrews.
Bira. Short for Bira 91 the Indian semi-microbrew that is taking the world by storm.
Molson. Classic Canadian brand also dubbed the best beer for bodybuilders.
Male Dog Names Beer Related
Guinness – a classic and recognizable beer name that could make a great dog name for a dark-coated pup.
Saison – a type of beer that is light and refreshing, perfect for a lively and energetic dog.
Porter – a rich and full-bodied beer, this name could be fitting for a larger, more muscular dog.
Hops – a name inspired by the bitter plant used to make beer, perfect for a dog with a strong and bold personality.
Stein – a German-inspired name that evokes the image of a traditional beer mug.
Lager – a name inspired by the popular type of beer that is light and crisp.
Pilsner – a name inspired by the light and refreshing beer style that originated in the Czech Republic.
Keg – a name that is simple and easy to remember, perfect for a strong and sturdy dog.
Barley – a name inspired by the grain used to make beer, perfect for a dog with a golden or light-colored coat.
Bock – a name inspired by the dark and strong beer style that originated in Germany.
Female Dog Names Related to Beer
Amber – a name inspired by the color of many beers, perfect for a dog with a warm and friendly personality.
Stella – inspired by the popular Belgian beer brand, this name could be fitting for a confident and regal dog.
Abbey – a name inspired by the traditional Belgian monastic breweries that produce some of the world’s best beer.
Hefe – a name inspired by the German wheat beer style that is often light and refreshing, perfect for a playful and active dog.
Pint – a fun and quirky name that pays homage to the classic beer serving size.
Saison – a French word meaning “season”, which is also a type of beer that is light and refreshing.
Porter – a name inspired by the dark and flavorful beer style, perfect for a dog with a strong and bold personality.
Gose – a name inspired by the sour German beer style that is becoming more popular among craft beer enthusiasts.
Lagertha – inspired by the legendary Viking shieldmaiden, this name could be fitting for a strong and fearless dog.
Hoppy – a name inspired by the hop plant, which is a key ingredient in many types of beer.
Irish Beer Dog Names
Guinness – The most famous Irish beer, a stout with a rich, creamy texture and a distinct flavor.
Murphy – Inspired by Murphy’s Irish Stout, another popular Irish beer known for its smooth, velvety texture.
Harp – A name inspired by Harp Lager, a popular Irish beer with a crisp and refreshing taste.
Beamish – A name inspired by Beamish Stout, a dark and flavorful beer that is brewed in Ireland.
Kilkenny – A name inspired by Kilkenny Irish Cream Ale, a smooth and creamy beer with a slightly sweet taste.
Smithwick – A name inspired by Smithwick’s Irish Ale, a classic Irish beer with a rich, malty flavor.
O’Hara – A name inspired by O’Hara’s Irish Red, a smooth and drinkable beer with a sweet, caramel flavor.
Galway – A name inspired by Galway Hooker, an Irish Pale Ale with a fruity, hoppy flavor.
Wicklow – A name inspired by Wicklow Wolf, a craft brewery located in County Wicklow, Ireland.
Finn – A name inspired by Finnegan’s Irish Amber, a smooth and drinkable beer with a malty, caramel flavor.
Hop Names For Dogs
Hops are a key ingredient in beer and are responsible for providing bitterness, flavor, and aroma to the beverage. Different varieties of hops have different levels of bitterness, flavors, and aromas, which makes them popular for use in different styles of beer. Hop names are often used to describe the flavors and aromas that they provide to beer and make a natural fit for a dog name for any beer lover.
I am sure there are many more dog beer names to add to this list. If you have some additional ideas leave a comment below and we will add them to our list of Dog Names for Beer Lovers which continues to grow since the original publication.
Dog Beer Names FAQ
Some nicknames for beer lovers that convey a sense of passion for beer are Beer geek, Beer enthusiast, Beer connoisseur, Beer snob, Hop head, Suds lover, Brewmeister, Beer fanatic, Brew enthusiast and Cerveza lover (cerveza is Spanish for beer). These may also serve as some inspo for a dog related beer name.
Here are some of the most well-known dog names associated with Budweiser:
Spuds MacKenzie – Spuds MacKenzie was a bull terrier and the star of Bud Light commercials in the 1980s. He became a cultural icon and was known for his party-loving personality.
Buddy – Buddy was a golden retriever who starred in Budweiser commercials in the 2010s. He was known for his loyal and friendly personality.
Weego – Weego was a Jack Russell Terrier who starred in Bud Light commercials in the 2000s. He was known for his mischievous and adventurous personality.
Elvis – Elvis was a Dalmatian who starred in Budweiser commercials in the 2000s. He was known for his playful and energetic personality.
Lizard – Lizard was a Bull Terrier who starred in Budweiser commercials in the 2000s. He was known for his determined and competitive personality. These names may be inspiration for your own beer inspired dog name.
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