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bock beer

 (bŏk)
n.
A strong dark lager beer traditionally brewed in the winter and consumed in early spring.

[Partial translation of German Bockbier : Bock (shortening and alteration of Einbeck, town of northwest Germany in which the beer originated, perhaps influenced by Bock, goat) + Bier, beer.]

bock beer

(bɒk) or

bock

n
1. (Brewing) US and Canadian heavy dark strong beer
2. (Brewing) (in France) a light beer
[C19: from German Bock bier, literally: buck beer, name given through folk etymology to beer brewed in Einbeck, near Hanover]

bock′ beer′

(bɒk)
n.
a strong, dark beer traditionally brewed in the fall for spring consumption. Also called bock.
[1855–60; < German Bock,Bockbier literally, buck beer, perhaps <Eimbecker Bier beer of Eimbeck]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bock beer - a very strong lager traditionally brewed in the fall and aged through the winter for consumption in the spring
lager beer, lager - 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
Translations

bock beer

[ˈbɒkˌbɪəʳ] N (US) → cerveza f alemana
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