Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. small beer of bad quality
  • n. the refuse or dregs of liquor

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Bad small beer; also, the refuse or dregs of liquor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Poor or stale malt liquor, the refuse of the tap.

Etymologies

tap +‎ lash? (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • "Thick and bad beer."
    - Francis Grose, 'The Vulgar Tongue'.

    September 11, 2008