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220+ Fun Alcohol-Inspired Dog Names

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Whoever coined the phrase “man’s best friend” in reference to canines couldn’t have been more right! Adopting a puppy or even an older companion means having a new friend and family member who is always excited to see you! There’s nothing quite like that moment when you walk in the door from work from a stressful day to a dog who is so happy to see you that his entire body is wagging! It melts the stress right away!

Choosing the Perfectly Pickled Pup Name

After adopting your new dog, one of the first things you'll need to do is choose a name to call him or her! It’s definitely not a process that should be taken lightly! It’s a name that you will be saying for many happy years to come, after all!

One of my favorite aspects to choosing a name is making sure it's unique, and naming your pup after your favorite alcoholic beverage is certainly a creative option! They can be funny and remind people of good times!

Here are a few pointers to consider when picking a dog name:

  • Personality: Your dog’s personality might be the key to finding the best name for your pooch! Whether he or she is super hyper and excitable, or is laid back and prefers to chill, get a good feel for their unique personality and see what kinds of names come to light.
  • General appearance: Outward appearance is an easy way to get ideas for some of the best dog names! Whether it be color, size, shape, or their beautiful fur coat, their appearance can give lots of obvious naming hints!
  • Breed: Most of the more popular dog breeds have stereotypes which can be useful in giving your dog a name whether they’re known for being fierce and aggressive, (Jack Daniels comes to mind) or yappy or skittish, in which case, a drink with a low-alcohol content seems a bit more appropriate.
  • Social acceptance: When naming your dog, it’s probably a good idea to give it a name that you’ll feel comfortable shouting across the neighborhood. I’ve heard a few questionable dog names in my day, but to each his own, right? Sex on the Beach is not a funny dog name... It's just not.

Now that you have a few tips about choosing an alcohol dog name in mind, grab a drink yourself and check out this giant collection of names inspired by your favorite drinks!

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Beer Dog Names

If dogs are man's best friend, then beer is a close second!

Dog Names Inspired by Beer and Breweries

Ale

Dubbel

Pale Ale

Amber

Guinness

Pilsner

Barley

Half Pint

Pint

Beck

Heineken

Porter

Blue Moon

Heiny

Pub

Bock

Hopper

Pubby

Bomber

Hopps

Rye

Brew

Hoppy

Sam Adams

Brewksi

Keg

Samuel

Bud

Lager

Schwarzbier

Bud Light

Malt

Shock Top

Budweiser

Malt

Skol

Busch

Mead

Stella

Coors

Miller

Stout

Corona

Milwaukee

Tallboy

Dogfish

Molson

Tapper

Dos Equis

Oktoberfest

Yuengling

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Wine Dog Names

Naming your dog after your favorite wine shows makes your pet one classy canine!

Dog Names Inspired by Wine and Wineries

Asti

Chardonnay

Prosecco

Balthazar

Cork

Riesling

Barefoot

Corkscrew

Rose

Beringer

Corky

Rosey

Blanc

Grigio

Sauvignon

Blush

Gris

Sherry

Bubbles

Hess

Shiraz

Bubbly

Merlot

Syrah

Burgundy

Moscato

Tannin

Cabernet

Noir

Vermouth

Cava

Pino

Vino

Chablis

Pip

Winey

Champagne

Port

Zinfandel

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Cocktail & Mixed Drink Dog Names

If beer and wine aren't your drink of choice, name your dog after one of these delicious concoctions!

Dog Names Inspired By Popular Cocktails & Mixed Drinks

Americano

Julep

Rob Roy

Appletini

Kamikaze

Rocky

Bellini

Lemon Drop

Rumrunner

Bloody Mary

Mai Tai

Russian

Blue Hawaiian

Manhattan

Rusty Nail

Boilermaker

Margarita

Sangria

Brooklyn

Martinez

Screwdriver

Colada

Martini

Shaker

Cosmo

Mary

Shirley Temple

Cosmopolitan

Mimosa

Sidecar

Daiquiri

Mojito

Spike

Fuzzy Navel

Mudslide

Spritzer

Gimlet

Mule

Stinger

Godfather

Negroni

Tequila Sunrise

Harvey Wallbanger

Old Fashioned

Tom Collins

Highlander

Paloma

Tonic

Hurricane

Pina Colada

Whiskey Sour

Irish Coffee

Pink Lady

Zombie

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Liquor Dog Names

You should never give your dog liquor, or any form of alcohol, but a liquor-inspired name is totally cool with us!

Dog Names Inspired by Liquor

Absinthe

Goldschlager

Moonshine

Absolut

Goose

Morgan

Bacardi

Grain

Patron

Bailey's

Hennessy

Rum

Bourbon

Jack

Schnapps

Brandy

Jager

Scotch

Captain

Jagermeister

Skyy

Captain Morgan

Jameson

Smirnoff

Crown

Jim Beam

SoCo

Cuervo

Johniie Walker

Spirit

Curacao

Jose

Tequila

Fireball

Liqueur

Toddy

Gin

Liquor

Vodka

Ginger

Malt

Whiskey

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More Drinking Related Names Ideas

And finally, here are some name ideas inspired by drinking itself.

More Alcohol Inspired Name Ideas

Alchy

Designated Driver

Mugger

Barbie

Drinker

Mugsy

Bingey

Drunkard

Plaster

Blackout

Drunkie

Saloon

Blotto

Flute

Shooter

Bomber

Goggles

Shot

Booze

Hammer

Shotgun

Boozer

Hangover

Stagger

Buzz

Intox

Tavern

Chaser

Jigger

Tipsy

Cheers

Lush

Toast

Chug

Merry

Toasty

Chugger

Mug

Virgin

Can Dogs Have Beer? Well They Can Have This One!

Comments

Sarah on August 16, 2020:

I had a JagerMeister English Bulldog, and 2 cats named Alizè and Brandy.

CJ on June 05, 2020:

We have a Riesling! Picked his name from a trip to the wineries. Then we needed to find a pup to match the name :)

Peggi on June 04, 2020:

Our Cavalier King Charles is Captain Morgan. I want a female and can't seem to pinpoint a good alcohol related name. I drink wine. None of the wine names are sounding good....I was thinking of Lady Bligh which is another rum. Might have to work!

Nicole on March 27, 2020:

I had 2 fish named brandy and Bailey ahahaha

Johanna on February 17, 2020:

My dogs are called (smurny) because of Smirnoff , (patron) because of a tequila , (tinni) because of martini , (tito) because of tequila . Love all my dogs !!!

Hollywk on February 09, 2020:

Ours have been Stella, Paulie Girl, Icy and MIA - all female collies - looking at a male - thinking Barley.

CRYSTAL on February 01, 2020:

I love "Collins"

Four legged mom on January 26, 2020:

All of our four legged kids have or had alcohol names...Yukon Jack, Sambuka, Black Velvet, Ginger Brandy, Chardonnay, Bailey Sky, Kaluha, Amaretto, Corona, and Nevada. Now looking for another male name.

Mo on November 30, 2019:

My three dogs were Foster, Guinness and Bailey

Tammy on November 01, 2019:

My boxers are Chevis and Ciroc

abbi on October 07, 2019:

im going to name my ferret tipsey and call him tip

Edith on August 11, 2019:

My animals are Kahlua, Baileys, Patron, and Whiskey

JanFromVT on July 16, 2019:

Every one of our dogs have had liquor-inspired names including: Bailey, Brandy, Jagermeister (Jager for short) plus MaiTai and Malibu (Coconut Rum), our Havanese Dogs. I also love the name Molsen, for a Golden!

Bacardi on April 20, 2019:

Our rottweilers name was Bacardi. She sadly died of cancer at 8.5 years old. We called her Cardi, Cardi Rum, Bacardi.

Corky on March 31, 2019:

You forgot Shiner, as in Shiner Bock. Great Texas beer.

Kandis on March 08, 2019:

I love remy so Remy Martin for my boy dog

Mom of Dogs on January 23, 2019:

Our dogs are Bailey, India, & Jameson

Lisa Mathis on October 13, 2018:

Our next female dog is going to be Shandy (Beer + Lemonade).

Kda on July 02, 2018:

I loved the name cork I thought it was cute

Genny on June 06, 2018:

My babies(dogs) names are Brandy and Whiskey

rin on April 21, 2018:

Mimosa and Merlot sounds so cute

FlourishAnyway from USA on September 03, 2017:

I like Hennessey as a name.