lager beer

Definitions of lager beer
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n 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

Synonyms:
lager
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Munchener, Munich beer
a dark lager produced in Munich since the 10th century; has a distinctive taste of malt
bock, bock beer
a very strong lager traditionally brewed in the fall and aged through the winter for consumption in the spring
light beer
lager with reduced alcohol content
Octoberfest, Oktoberfest
a strong lager made originally in Germany for the Oktoberfest celebration; sweet and copper-colored
Pilsener, Pilsner
a pale lager with strong flavor of hops; first brewed in the Bohemian town of Pilsen
malt, malt liquor
a lager of high alcohol content; by law it is considered too alcoholic to be sold as lager or beer
Type of:
beer
a general name for alcoholic beverages made by fermenting a cereal (or mixture of cereals) flavored with hops

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