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.
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malt liquor

n
(Brewing) any alcoholic drink brewed from malt
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malt′ liq`uor


n.
beer having a relatively high alcohol content.
[1685–1695]
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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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References in classic literature ?
Cole never touches malt liquor. You would not think it to look at him, but he is biliousMr.
I feel nice and clear again." He shook his head two or three times, he was rubbed down like a horse by the professional runner; he drank a mighty draught of malt liquor; he recovered his good-humor as if by magic.
'What with the nursing of a healthy babby, and the reflections upon your cruel conduct, four pints of malt liquor a day is hardly able to sustain her.'
She has her failings--as who has not?--but I never knew her do it when company was present, at which time you may freely trust her with wines, spirits, or malt liquors. My own abode is lodgings at Penton Place, Pentonville.
Under a separate order named the Sales Tax (Imposition of Sales Tax in respect of Special Area) Order 2018, sales tax will also be charged on the importation of 'wine, spirit, beer, malt liquor, tobacco and tobacco products into Tasik Kenyir Duty Free Area'.
After a three-month trial, the stores indefinitely suspended sales of malt liquor with alcohol content of 8 percent or more.
27, alleging that kids even had access to the Pepsi machine, which replaced soda with malt liquor over the past few months.
The labeling quirks were the result of a law that required all malt beverages (read: beer) containing more than 4 percent alcohol by weight to be labeled as either "ale" or "malt liquor" to be sold in Texas.
Recent research suggests that malt liquor drinkers are more likely to be homeless, unemployed, and receiving public assistance than regular beer or hard liquor drinkers (Bluthenthal, Brown-Taylor, Guzman-Becerra, and Robinson, 2005).
The first was to examine the prevalence of adolescent lifetime and current consumption of a number of specific alcoholic beverages (i.e., beer, wine/wine coolers, liquor, malt liquor, and fortified wine), and to investigate the impact of gender and ethnicity on consumption.
Two plainclothes officers get out of their vehicle, yelling at the man, "You want to tell people we're the police?" Grabbing the bottle of malt liquor from the man's hand, they pour its contents onto the street and arrest him for consuming alcohol in public.
rifles an arm for the cheapest malt liquor in town.