American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A type of beer of German origin that contains a relatively small amount of hops and is aged from six weeks to six months to allow sedimentation. Also called lager beer.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Lager beer.
- n. a camp defended by a circular formation of wagons
- n. a general term for beer made with bottom fermenting yeast (usually by decoction mashing); originally it was brewed in March or April and matured until September
- From German Lagerbier ("beer made for storing"), from Lager ("store"). (Wiktionary)
- German, short for Lagerbier : Lager, storehouse, cellar (from Middle High German leger, from Old High German legar, bed, lair) + Bier, beer. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“One of the meanings of the German word 'lager' is a storehouse.”
“The word lager is German and means a storehouse or storage place.”
“This German "beer" is what we call a lager, and it is brewed with bottom-fermenting yeasts.”
“… “How have we got ourselves into a situation where lager is being sold cheaper than water?””
““How have we got ourselves into a situation where lager is being sold cheaper than water?””
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“May heatwaves give me the urge to spend late afternoons in a pub in the City leaning against a hot dusty wall and drinking lager from the bottle.”
“From plain Danish lager via the special beers from Carlsberg to Belgian beers.”
“For some young urbanites, renting "The Matrix" and reaching for a lager is a much-needed escape -- particularly for those in New Economy careers like media, advertising or information technology.”
“Heck, Capital alone makes five: Oktoberfest, Autumnal Fire (an Oktoberfest doppelbock), the Rustic Ale, the Wisconsin Amber (an amber lager), and the Winter Skal (a Vienna lager, which is an amber that uses specific types of malts).”
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Words about beer and the making of it.
includes words of the "Prodcom list"
Any word ending in -ager. And because I'm feeling generous tonight, I'll even let in words ending in -adger.
words that pique my interest either by meaning, pronunciation, or spelling, and words that otherwise tickle my fancy!!
As much fun to say as they are to eat.
Commonly Confused Words
Words that remind me of England, which I miss very much.
I drink it up!
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