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 (mī′krō-bro͞o′ə-rē, -bro͝or′ē)
n. pl. mi·cro·brew·er·ies
A small brewery, generally producing fewer than 15,000 barrels of beer and ale a year and frequently selling its products on the premises.

mi′cro·brew′er n.


1. (Brewing) a microbrewery
2. (Professions) a person who operates a microbrewery
3. (Brewing) a person who operates a microbrewery
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Scottish microbrewer Brewdog, which sources all its malt from the UK, said it was paying a higher price partly offset by economies of scale as it grows.
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