Definition of microbrew in English:

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microbrew

Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪkrəʊˌbruː/

noun

chiefly North American
A type of beer produced in a microbrewery: bar listings range from myriad single malt Scotches to microbrews on tap
More example sentences
  • I noticed a tap for a local microbrew called Prohibition Ale, brewed by Speakeasy Brewery.
  • For a while in the 1990s it seemed that microbrews, brew pubs and craft beers were going to overthrow the established brewing order.
  • In the mid-1990s the new excitement was about microbrews and specialty beers.

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