Posted May 30, 2013 by Crafted Pours in Blog Posts

Craft Beers With Cool Names That Taste Great

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Craft Beers With the Coolest and Most Creative Names

Many craft brewers love to come up with cool and creative names for their beers. There are too many to list, but we picked a handful that not only have great names but also taste great.


Mike Saw a Sasquatch Session Ale (4.7%, 26 IBUs)

A golden session-style brewed by 10 Barrel Brewing in Bend, Oregon.

Heisenberg Kristalweizen

A clear filtered German Wheat Beer. Fans of the AMC series Breaking Bad will appreciate the humor. Brewed in Austin by Austin Beerworks.

Hell or High Watermelon (4.9%, 17 IBUs)

A summer release watermelon flavored wheat beer by 21st Amendment Brewery in San Francisco.

Good Gourd Imperial Pumpkin Ale (8.5%, 35 IBUs)

A seasonal fall release from Cigar City Brewing in Tampa, Florida.

Palate Wrecker (9.5%, 100 IBUs)

Imperial IPA from Green Flash Brewing in San Diego, CA.

Noggin Floggin Barleywine (9.7%, 70 IBUs)

A seasonal winter release from Hopworks Urban Brewery in Portland, Oregon.

Lagunitas Sucks (7.8%, 63 IBUs)

A seasonal IPA that does not suck, from Lagunitas Brewing in Petaluma, CA.

Punkel (5.4%, 2 IBUs)

A seasonal pumpkin pie spiced German Style Dunkel from Lakewood Brewing in Garland, Texas.

C-Note Imperial Pale Ale (6.9%, 100 IBUs)

A strong American Pale Ale brewed to 100 International Bitterness Units from Lompoc Brewing in Portland, Oregon.

Duck Duck Gooze (7.0%)

A barrel-aged sour beer in the style of a Belgian Gueuze from The Lost Abbey in San Marcos, CA.

Helles Belles (5.1%, 22 IBUs)

A limited release German Style Munich Helles from Ninkasi Brewing in Eugene, Oregon.

Wake N Bake (8.6%, 50 IBUs)

An Imperial Coffee Oatmeal Stout from Terrapin Beer Co., in Athens, GA.

Zombie Dust (6.4%, 60 IBUs)

An American Pale Ale from Three Floyds in Munster, Indiana.

Maibock Hurts Like Helles (6.5%, 25 IBUs)

A German-Style Maibock/Helles Bock. Brewed in Framingham, MA.

Vivant Big Red Coq (6.2%)

Belgian Red Ale with flavors of mango, pineappe, and citrus. Grand Rapids, IN