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

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 Stop in the small town of Taybeh for a beer at Taybeh Brewing Company, the Middle East’s first microbrewery. Kassondra Cloos, Outside Online, 4 Apr. 2019 At one campaign stop last week, Kemp and Christie visited a microbrewery in a pricey new commercial development in the north Atlanta suburb of Canton. The New Yorker, 23 May 2022 While equipment for setting up a beer microbrewery is around 200-300 million won ($155,000-233,000), equipment for a makgeolli brewery can be acquired for 10 million won ($7,800), Kim says. Jake Kwon, CNN, 22 May 2022 Karolin's son, Yasha, Jade Mountain's assistant general manager, is spearheading the new craft microbrewery, using volcanic spring water derived from an on-site natural spring to ensure a sustainable brewing process. Scott Bay, Travel + Leisure, 22 Apr. 2022 When the brewery opened in June 1994, Houston was the largest city in the country without a microbrewery. Anna Mazurek, Chron, 8 Mar. 2022 Wasatch is Utah’s oldest microbrewery, founded in 1986. Stefene Russell, The Salt Lake Tribune, 17 Feb. 2022 Look no further than Bruder, a charming microbrewery serving up Boyacá’s finest ales and lagers. Jared Ranahan, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2022 The brewhouse, along with a seven-barrel fermenter, came from Logjam, a defunct microbrewery in central Wisconsin. Marc Bona, cleveland, 28 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of microbrewery

1982, in the meaning defined above

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“Microbrewery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microbrewery. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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