microbrewery

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mi·cro·brew·er·y

 (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.

microbrewery

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌbrʊərɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Brewing) a small, usually independent, brewery that produces limited quantities of specialized beers, often sold for consumption on the premises

mi•cro•brew•er•y

(ˈmaɪ kroʊˌbru ə ri, -ˌbrʊər i)
n.
a relatively small brewery usu. concentrating on exotic or high quality beer.
[1980–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.microbrewery - a small brewerymicrobrewery - a small brewery; consumption of the product is mainly elsewhere
brewery - a plant where beer is brewed by fermentation
Translations

microbrewery

[ˈmaɪkrəʊˌbruːərɪ] Npequeña fábrica f de cerveza

microbrewery

micro-brewery [ˈmaɪkrəʊbrʊəri] nmicrobrasserie f
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