8 Microbrews That Have Terrible Names

Some of these beers are probably delicious — a few have even won awards. But something they all have in common: terrible names or labels.

By Doug Barry

The same way some guys will judge a book by its cover or a movie by its poster, they’ll also judge a beer by its label. The trouble with doing that is it might prevent them from getting toasted on a delicious microbrew instead of having to chug liters of watered-down Duff Light just to feel a slight buzz. And while we don’t necessarily take the same stance as dudes who pass brews over simply because they have odd or nasty-sounding names, we understand why they skip beers with names like  …

For your butt or faceButtface Amber Ale
Despite being an award-winning brew comprised of “malty caramel flavors and a smooth, slightly sweet finish,” brewer Ram International’s ale hasn’t taken off for guys who can’t bring themselves to say “Pass me a Buttface,” whenever they need a refill.

Vas Deferens
A Belgian-style ale brewed with orange zest, orange bitters, and dark candi sugar that’s nicely wrapped in a label where the devil is squeezing and apparently drinking from dick tubes. That’s right, dick tubes.

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Matthew Urso (Fri, 24 Feb 2012 20:00:47 +0000): where's porkslap?

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