malt liquor(redirected from American malt liquor)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.
1. Strong, inexpensive beer, especially when sold in large bottles.
2. A fermented beverage made with malt.
(Brewing) any alcoholic drink brewed from malt
beer having a relatively high alcohol content.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||malt liquor - a lager of high alcohol content; by law it is considered too alcoholic to be sold as lager or beer|
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
malt - a cereal grain (usually barley) that is kiln-dried after having been germinated by soaking in water; used especially in brewing and distilling