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spruce beer

spruce beer

noun

Definition of SPRUCE BEER

:  a beverage flavored with spruce; especially :  one made from spruce twigs and leaves boiled with molasses or sugar and fermented with yeast

First Known Use of SPRUCE BEER

1744

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