brew·​ery | \ ˈbrü-ə-rē How to pronounce brewery (audio) , ˈbru̇(-ə)r-ē \
plural breweries

Definition of brewery

: a place where beer is produced Cape Cod Beer owner and brewer Todd Marcus expects the brewery expansion to be completed by early April, allowing him to keep up with the flagship brews, as well as seasonal offerings.— Jen Harmon Breweries from Brooklyn to Norwalk, Conn., are putting in more and bigger brewing vats, plotting new lagers, ales and stouts.— Kirk Johnson — see also microbrewery

Examples of brewery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Enjoy a cold beer and sunny rays on a brewery rooftop or patio this summer. Victoria Moorwood, The Enquirer, 17 June 2022 The style, first crafted by Vermont’s The Alchemist brewery, offered a softer, rounder, fruitier IPA profile than traditional West Coast IPAs. oregonlive, 13 June 2022 The competition is peer-judged, and each brewery sends its own brewer-judges. Elaine Rewolinski, Journal Sentinel, 13 June 2022 There was even a seasonal run of a Stuckey’s Pecan Log Roll beer in partnership with an Atlanta-area brewery. New York Times, 11 June 2022 The Maine Brews Crews offers various packages and tour options to ensure travelers get the ultimate brewery experience. Erinne Magee, Travel + Leisure, 11 June 2022 Danneel and Jensen are also co-owners of the Family Business Beer Co. brewery outside Austin. Julie Tremaine,, 10 June 2022 Diana was married to brewery heir Bryan Guinness when the two met, but ultimately left him for Mosley. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, 10 June 2022 Launched as a brewery in 2017, began releasing results of its distilling operations in 2019. Marc Bona, cleveland, 9 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of brewery

circa 1648, in the meaning defined above

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“Brewery.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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brew·​ery | \ ˈbrü-ə-rē How to pronounce brewery (audio) \
plural breweries

Kids Definition of brewery

: a place where malt liquors are brewed

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