ginger beer

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ginger beer

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

(Brewing) a slightly alcoholic drink made by fermenting a mixture of syrup and root ginger
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gin′ger beer′

a soft drink similar to ginger ale but containing more ginger flavor.
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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?"
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(ˈdʒindʒə) noun
a hot-tasting root which is used as a spice.
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.
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