from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See microbrewery.
  • n. A saloon where the owners make their own beer and serve it on the premises.

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  • n. A public house with a brewery (usually a micro-brewery) attached.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a combination brewery and restaurant; beer is brewed for consumption on the premises and served along with food


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  • Call the brewpub in advance, because these events always sell out.

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  • Setting up a brewpub is a great way to corral that culture into an easy money-machine.

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  • Perhaps, but there's still no mistaking a wine bar for a brewpub. just look for the Latin words "In vino veritas, in cervisio felicitas" sometimes printed on brewpub menus.

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  • "The brewpub is the type of business we think would be a great amenity in that district."

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  • A brewpub could be a good fit for the Historic Tobacco Warehouse District, Danville city economic developers say.

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  • Both the Imperium and Thorn in My Side are what Eichelberger and Wolle call the brewpub's "Black Eye" series of limited release, super-premium big beers.


  • Then, somebody incurred a puncture, so we stopped at a local "brewpub":

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  • PP is a "brewpub" which means it's beers are sold only out of the PP locations i.e., no distribution.

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  • This would allow breweries like Tyranena or Lakefront or Milwaukee Ale House to have small restaurant facilities without being labeled a "brewpub" and falling under the brewpub laws.

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  • However, the trade-off is that a "brewpub" is very narrowly defined and one cannot be both a brewery and a brewpub.

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