Definition of lager
: a beer brewed by slow fermentation and matured under refrigeration
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There were pirate patches and plastic penguins, Landshark lager, and more than enough beach balls to smack you in the face on a regular basis.
Sunlight Cream Ale, Wee Mac Scottish Ale and Osiris Pale Ale, plus some seasonal beers like Panchanga Mexican-style lager, Fistful of Hops and Oktoberfest will be available in liquor stores, grocery stores and on tap at local restaurants.
The bagel flavors utilized included plain, sesame, rye, and pumpernickel—why no everything?!—which made for a slightly sweet, dark lager.
For the past two years, Pasteur Street has been leading the revolt against boring lagers and predictable pale ales -- an effort that was rewarded with three gold medals at the 2016 Asian Beer Medal competition.
The facility will brew Guinness Blonde American lager for national supply.
Volume for light American lagers have faced pressure in recent years as consumers increasingly favor local craft styles and Mexican imports, while spirits makers have also put pressure on beer by stealing market share.
Housemade limoncello appears in a vodka cocktail with blueberry reduction, and will also surface in a shandy with Stony Creek La Garza Mexicali lager.
Diversity in sampling opportunities is the basic watchword for the fest, as lovers of craft-industry fare can traipse amid beer styles that cover porters, lagers, stouts — and more.
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Origin and Etymology of lager
German Lagerbier beer made for storage, from Lager storehouse + Bier beer
First Known Use: 1852See Words from the same year
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Definition of lager for English Language Learners
: a type of beer that is light in color and is aged at cool temperatures
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