from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of beer which is tinctured or flavored with spruce, either by means of the extract or by decoction.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A beer made from the leaves and small branches of the spruce-fir, or from the essence of spruce, boiled with sugar or molasses, and fermented with yeast.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a brew made by fermenting molasses and other sugars with the sap of spruce trees (sometimes with malt)
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