mi·​cro·​brew·​ery ˌmī-krō-ˈbrü-ə-rē How to pronounce microbrewery (audio)
: a small brewery making specialty beer in limited quantities
microbrewer noun

Examples of microbrewery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Recently, the cafe even started its own microbrewery, Mr. Zennadi noted proudly. Liz Alderman, New York Times, 21 Aug. 2023 Vigilante Coffee Company in Oceanside, The Goods in Carlsbad, and Better Buzz in Encinitas) and microbreweries (Pure Project in Carlsbad). Alex Pulaski, BostonGlobe.com, 20 July 2023 The microbrewery's logo is a speeding, old-timey motorcycle, obviously a nod to Baker. The Indianapolis Star, 11 May 2023 Elevated Bevies After spending a day exploring all that the South Shore of the lake has to offer, unwind with a classic at one of the city’s craft cocktail joints, or keep it more casual at a microbrewery favored by locals. By sunset, Sunset Magazine, 1 Mar. 2023 For a monthly fee, the couple will receive 12 craft beers in four different styles from two microbreweries located within the United States. Brittany Vanderbill, Better Homes & Gardens, 23 Aug. 2023 The craft beer craze has only grown in popularity thanks to the ever expanding list of microbreweries popping up in cities big and small. Kellie Walton, Redbook, 14 Aug. 2023 Maryland Comptroller and former gubernatorial candidate Peter Franchot paid a visit to Taneytown’s Brewery Fire taproom and microbrewery at 4337 Taneytown Road Wednesday to recognize the microbrewery’s third anniversary. Thomas Goodwin Smith, Baltimore Sun, 24 Oct. 2022 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, 12 July 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1982, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of microbrewery was in 1982

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“Microbrewery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microbrewery. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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