cer·​ve·​za | \ sər-ˈvā-sə How to pronounce cerveza (audio) ; ser-ˈbā-sä, ther-ˈbā-thä \

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Recent Examples on the Web This version also arrives with a Mexican cerveza back, a refreshingly dry counterpart. Adam Lukach, chicagotribune.com, "10 of Chicago’s best bloody marys — dialed-down or decked-out — for brunch," 19 Sep. 2019 Also enjoy specials such as Korean fried chicken taco ($3.50) and tacos crujientes ($5) from 3 to 6 p.m. and 9 to 11 p.m. Rott n’ Grapes Enjoy $3 select cervezas. Georgann Yara, azcentral, "Cinco de Mayo deals: 40 restaurants for Mexican food specials, cheap beer and margaritas," 28 Apr. 2018 But even though the fans started de-thirsting early, and leaned on the cerveza fria to combat the sun that was already blazing when the match started at 8 a.m., the crowd was super mellow. Scott Ostler, SFChronicle.com, "Fans party at Avaya Stadium as they watch Mexico beat South Korea," 23 June 2018 All-day happy hour deals include $7 Mexican mule drinks; and New Belgium’s Mural Agua Fresca cerveza on tap for $6 for a 10-ounce pour. Georgann Yara, azcentral, "Cinco de Mayo deals: 40 restaurants for Mexican food specials, cheap beer and margaritas," 28 Apr. 2018 And a margarita and cerveza are always on the menu. Nicole Yorio, Redbook, "Sheryl Crow's Favorite Good-for-You Foods," 14 June 2011 Dozens of storm-weary Puerto Ricans, refugees from San Juan and elsewhere looking for a break from tough conditions at home, watched and sipped cerveza as children darted through dancing legs. David Ovalle, miamiherald, "With electricity and salsa, this Puerto Rican town is back in business for locals," 23 Oct. 2017 Power packed with fiber, B-vitamins, vitamins E and K, and potassium, avocados, and subsequently guacamole, promise a range of health benefits to go along with that cerveza and tortilla chips. Laurie Delk, Pacific San Diego Magazine, "Guac this way to delicious guacamole around San Diego," 11 Sep. 2017 Simply pour over ice with a Mexican cerveza or crisp lager for refreshing concoction that’s not too unlike a Bloody Mary. Compiled By Celestina Blok, star-telegram, "September restaurant news spotlights openings in WestBend, West 7th, how to party TCU-style," 6 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of cerveza

1949, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for cerveza

Spanish, from Latin cervesia, a kind of beer

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“Cerveza.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cerveza. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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