Definition of brown ale in English:

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brown ale


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[mass noun] British
Dark, mild beer sold in bottles: the brewery remained famous for stouts and brown ales
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  • We're also drinking less low-alcohol lager, brown ale and gin, with champagne entering the basket for the first time in 2005!
  • This heavily spiced brown ale has been brewed by the San Francisco microbrewery pioneer every winter for the past 25 years.
  • The commission also protected Parma ham, French Champagne, and, in Britain, at least 25 products, including Shetland lamb, Whitstable oysters and Newcastle brown ale.
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