Definition of spruce beer in English:

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spruce beer

Pronunciation: /ˈspro͞os ˌbir/


A fermented drink using spruce twigs and needles as flavoring.
Example sentences
  • The knowledge of how to brew spruce beer was passed from the Native Americans to the American colonists.
  • Now there is only one place that makes spruce beer and serves it fresh.
  • My favourite summer drink as a youngster was spruce beer, which, like root beer and ginger ale, contains no alcohol.

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Syllabification: spruce beer

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