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Definition of "microbrew" [microbrew]

  • A beer or ale brewed in a microbrewery. (noun)
  • See craft beer. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "microbrew" in a sentence
  • "In a nod to Old Town's glut of Irish bars, there's Porterhouse Red Ale, a pleasantly malty Dublin microbrew, but no Guinness, Harp or Smithwick's."
  • "There is a special "microbrew" you can only buy at one outlet in Calgary called Ridin 'Dirty that I am partial to."
  • "I tried a serious microbrew beer this weekend that was packaged in a can, and it had no flaws when compared against similar Imperial Stouts packaged in glass bottles."