schenk beer

noun \ˈsheŋkˌ-\

Definition of schenk beer

  1. :  a beer brewed in the winter by the bottom-fermentation process for immediate consumption and not stored like lager

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Origin and Etymology of schenk beer

partial translation of German schenkbier, from schenken to pour out (from Old High German skenken) + bier beer; from the fact that it is put on draft soon after it is made — more at nuncheon


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