mi·​cro·​brew·​ery | \ ˌmī-krō-ˈbrü-ə-rē How to pronounce microbrewery (audio) , -ˈbru̇r-ē \

Definition of microbrewery

: a small brewery making specialty beer in limited quantities

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Other Words from microbrewery

microbrewer \ ˈmī-​krō-​ˌbrü-​ər How to pronounce microbrewery (audio) , -​ˌbru̇r \ noun

Examples of microbrewery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Locals recommend Salka Restaurant, Gamli Baukur at the Harbour, or Naustid for Icelandic seafood, and a new microbrewery, Húsavík Öl, for grabbing a drink. Andrea Romano, Travel + Leisure, "Why Your Next Trip Should Be to This Sleepy Icelandic Town That Was Nominated for an Oscar," 31 Mar. 2021 If the demand is high enough, the microbrewery may even produce additional batches. Fox News, "'Emotional Support Beer' has become a reality after last year's viral joke," 31 Mar. 2021 The nurses are their spouses, Dan's wife Taryn and Ben’s wife Ashley, both craft beer lovers who fully support their husbands’ dreams of opening a microbrewery, Dan said. Bob Dohr, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "To combine their love of beer and science, two brothers plan to open a West Allis microbrewery," 2 Dec. 2020 The newer additions include a microbrewery and the forthcoming opening of a grocery store. al, "Alabama historic tax credit program fuels growth, sparks debate," 21 Mar. 2021 Start with lunch and a pint at Nantahala Brewing's Burger + Bar, then stroll up Everett Street to Mountain Layers Brewing Company's rooftop deck for one of the microbrewery's lagers, wheat beers, or IPAs. Tracey Minkin, Southern Living, "Plan Your Best Vacation Ever," 9 Mar. 2021 Adorned with glowing string lights and license plates from across the nation, Brackish Beer Company’s cozy microbrewery is an absolute must-visit for any beer enthusiasts spending a weekend in coastal Georgia. Jared Ranahan, Forbes, "Exploring St. Marys, Georgia’s Historic Seaside Community," 28 Feb. 2021 Luu is the executive chef at Bywater Brew Pub, the airy microbrewery and restaurant from father and son partners Nahum and Dylan Laventhal. Beth D'addono, NOLA.com, "Bywater Brew Pub serves Anh Luu's Viet-Cajun cooking and debuts its beers in February," 25 Jan. 2021 Portland Brewing was the city’s fourth microbrewery, and opened one of its first brewpubs at its original location at Northwest 14th Avenue and Flanders Street. Michael Russell, oregonlive, "One of Portland’s oldest breweries will cease production next month," 12 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of microbrewery

1982, in the meaning defined above

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27 Apr 2021

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“Microbrewery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microbrewery. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of microbrewery

chiefly US : a small brewery that makes beer in small amounts

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