Definition of microbrewery in English:

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microbrewery

Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪkrəʊˌbruːəri/

noun (plural microbreweries)

chiefly North American
A brewery which produces limited quantities of beer, typically for consumption on its own premises.
Example sentences
  • The combined volume of beer sold by microbreweries and regional specialty breweries increased by 210,000 barrels, bringing their total volume to just under 3.8 million barrels.
  • There are beers brewed especially for this time of year, including some of the best beers put out by microbreweries and foreign breweries.
  • The microbrewery's beers are formulated from proprietary recipes.

Derivatives

microbrewer

noun
Example sentences
  • After 1986, the number of brewers rose due to entry of specialty brewers, microbrewers, and brewpubs.
  • Consequently, the number of microbrewers has rocketed - Jim remembers just one, Selby Brewery, in North Yorkshire when the shop opened.
  • Some 300 years ago, there were hundreds of microbrewers in Dublin.

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