malt liquor

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malt liquor

n.
1. Strong, inexpensive beer, especially when sold in large bottles.
2. A fermented beverage made with malt.

malt liquor

n
(Brewing) any alcoholic drink brewed from malt

malt′ liq`uor


n.
beer having a relatively high alcohol content.
[1685–1695]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.malt liquor - a lager of high alcohol contentmalt 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
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