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ginger beer

Syllabification: gin·ger beer

Definition of ginger beer in English:

noun

A cloudy, effervescent drink made from a mixture of ginger and syrup.
Example sentences
  • The flavour of ginger can be enjoyed in candied ginger, ginger ale, and Jamaican ginger beer.
  • Budding ginger beer makers should start brewing now to enter the amateur winemaking and brewing section.
  • Making ginger beer was popular pastime in grandmother's day; many of us remember the explosive brews that left shattered glass littering the kitchen floor.

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