la·​ger | \ ˈlä-gər \

Definition of lager

: a beer brewed by slow fermentation and matured under refrigeration

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The new Silver Spring House has also partnered with Sprecher Brewery in presenting their own lager and India pale ale. Jeff Rumage, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Newly-renovated Silver Spring House maintains historic feel but customers will notice changes, including the menu," 27 Apr. 2018 The Pachangarita is an icy mix of Sun King’s Pachanga Mexican-style lager, tequila, limeade and lime sparkling water. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "Sun King Distillery in Carmel: What to know before you go," 3 July 2018 Twenty lagers on tap, five food trucks, tiki bar, silent disco, a live mural painting, vendors, games, chalk art competition, more. 208-344-0011, Michelle Jenkins, idahostatesman, "Big July Calendar: Month is lit with fireworks, comic con and the Canyon County Fair," 28 June 2018 Pabst Blue Ribbon positions itself as an old-school American lager that lacks the big marketing dollars underpinning rivals like Budweiser and Coors. Saabira Chaudhuri, WSJ, "Pabst, MillerCoors Settle Legal Fight Over Partnership," 28 Nov. 2018 The brewer has struggled to woo consumers back to its legacy lager brands, even as innovations like orange-flavored Bud Light and limited-edition, pricier variants of Budweiser have performed well, according to the company. Saabira Chaudhuri, WSJ, "AB InBev Slashes Dividend as Beer Remains Out of Favor," 25 Oct. 2018 Rea designed three configurations of the Tenka—the M1, a 480-square-foot home with a small module that sits atop a lager module, leaving room for a square deck. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Prefab home concept appears to float above the landscape," 15 Oct. 2018 England fans across the country, obviously, threw their lager in the air., "Croatia 2-1 England (AET): Three Lions' Hearts Broken as Mandzukic Scores Extra Time Winner," 11 July 2018 Time Budweiser has gone to the history books for its latest lager. Mike Snider, USA TODAY, "Budweiser's new beer is based on George Washington's hand-written recipe," 2 May 2018

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First Known Use of lager

1852, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lager

German Lagerbier beer made for storage, from Lager storehouse + Bier beer

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The first known use of lager was in 1852

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English Language Learners Definition of lager

: a type of beer that is light in color and is aged at cool temperatures

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