Definitions of brew

v sit or let sit in boiling water so as to extract the flavor

“the tea is brewing
Type of:
imbue, soak
fill, soak, or imbue totally

v prepare by brewing

“people have been brewing beer for thousands of years”
Type of:
create from raw material, create from raw stuff
make from scratch

n drink made by steeping and boiling and fermenting rather than distilling

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a general name for alcoholic beverages made by fermenting a cereal (or mixture of cereals) flavored with hops
fermented beverage resembling beer but made from rye or barley
made of fermented honey and water
a drink resembling beer; made from fermented cassava juice
spruce beer
a brew made by fermenting molasses and other sugars with the sap of spruce trees (sometimes with malt)
draft beer, draught beer
beer drawn from a keg
a dysphemism for beer (especially for lager that effervesces)
lager, lager beer
a general term for beer made with bottom fermenting yeast (usually by decoction mashing); originally it was brewed in March or April and matured until September
a general name for beer made with a top fermenting yeast; in some of the United States an ale is (by law) a brew of more than 4% alcohol by volume
spiced or medicated mead
Type of:
alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant
a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent

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