Definition of lager
: a beer brewed by slow fermentation and matured under refrigeration
Recent Examples of lager from the Web
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.
Pedernales’ Robert Earl Keen Honey Pils was named best honey lager in the 2016 Honey Beer Competition.
Delco Lager: Crisp and clean amber lager with Munich & Crystal Malt. 4 percent abv.
The Atlanta metal outfit Mastodon has teamed with breweries including Mikkeller (a fruity farmhouse IPA called Mother Puncher), Mahr’s Bräu (Mastodon premium lager) and Signature (Black Tongue, a double-black IPA).
If Flash can drain her battery like an Englishman can drain a pint of lager, surely an iPhone version would be even harder on the tiny battery.
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Origin and Etymology of lager
German Lagerbier beer made for storage, from Lager storehouse + Bier beer
First Known Use: 1852
LAGER Defined for English Language Learners
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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