tap·​room | \ ˈtap-ˌrüm How to pronounce taproom (audio) , -ˌru̇m\

Definition of taproom

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Synonyms for taproom


bar, barroom, café (also cafe), cantina [Southwest], dramshop, gin mill, grogshop [chiefly British], pub, public house [chiefly British], saloon, tavern, watering hole, watering place

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Examples of taproom in a Sentence

the local taproom is required by law to serve food as well

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Then hit one of the many craft-beer taprooms a short drive away in Lawrenceville. Melissa Rayworth, USA TODAY, "Pittsburgh's transformed dining scene is the place to be and eat," 21 Aug. 2019 Then hit one of the many craft-beer taprooms a short drive away in Lawrenceville. Washington Post, "Lots to sample on a weekend visit to Pittsburgh dining scene," 19 Aug. 2019 From the outside, construction on the North Armory is visible from throughout the complex, including visitors to the Thomas Hooker Brewing Co. taproom in the South Armory. Kenneth R. Gosselin, courant.com, "After delay, 48 new apartments at former Colt factory will bring total to 177 units at historic Hartford manufacturing complex," 13 Aug. 2019 Sunday is the last day for the downtown taproom at 131 N. Orange Ave., but brewing will continue there through the end of August. Austin Fuller, orlandosentinel.com, "Orange County Brewers is moving to Lake Mary — in Seminole County," 30 July 2019 The catering business was working out of commissary kitchens so moving into the taproom on Broadway added stability in terms of operational space, Diouf said. Justin Phillips, SFChronicle.com, "The Damel brings the flavors of Brazil, Senegal and Argentina to Uptown Oakland," 3 July 2019 The heart of our business is still the taproom, so having another option is helpful. Jess Fleming, Twin Cities, "Twin Cities breweries getting in on hard seltzer craze," 20 June 2019 There’s also Durty Bull, a relatively new outfit that is already making waves, south Durham’s beloved beer hall, Beer Study, which doubles as the taproom for Starpoint Brewing. Lisa Dunn, GQ, "Durham: Where to Drink, Eat, Sleep, and Chill with Lemurs in the South's Best Second City," 7 Apr. 2018 Most of the segment’s growth came from microbreweries, taprooms, and brewpubs. Chris Morris, Fortune, "Over 1,000 New Craft Breweries Have Opened In the Past Year," 6 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of taproom

1807, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of taproom was in 1807

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