ginger beer

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ginger beer

n.
1. A mildly alcoholic fermented beverage flavored with ginger.
2. Ginger ale.

ginger beer

n
(Brewing) a slightly alcoholic drink made by fermenting a mixture of syrup and root ginger

gin′ger beer′


n.
a soft drink similar to ginger ale but containing more ginger flavor.
[1800–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ginger beer - carbonated slightly alcoholic drink flavored with fermented gingerginger beer - carbonated slightly alcoholic drink flavored with fermented ginger
beverage, drinkable, potable, drink - any liquid suitable for drinking; "may I take your beverage order?"
Translations
الزَّنْجَبيل
engiferöl
zázvorové pivo

ginger

(ˈdʒindʒə) noun
a hot-tasting root which is used as a spice.
adjective
1. flavoured with ginger.
2. reddish-brown in colour. a ginger cat.
ginger ale, ginger beer
a type of non-alcoholic drink flavoured with ginger.
ˈgingerbread noun
(a) cake flavoured with treacle and ginger.
References in classic literature ?
Gallantry often led young men to offer the ladies ginger beer, but common decency made them refuse.
An enterprising sweet-stuff dealer in the Chobham Road had sent up his son with a barrow-load of green apples and ginger beer.
We noticed a largely untapped and growing category, specifically within the sugarfree space, which presented Brooklyn Crafted with the opportunity to deliver a line of delicious ginger beers and ale.
The popularity of the Dark and Stormy on cocktail menus has led to the use of higher-end ginger beers at the bar, say bar managers.
However, Fentimans, owner of rival alcoholic ginger beer brand Hollows, has voiced concern about the use of a ginger moustache because it has been using one to denote fake or "poor impersonator" ginger beers in advertising since October.