malt liquor

malt liquor
noun alcoholic drink made from malt by fermentation rather than distillation, for example beer.

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  • Malt liquor — Malt Malt, a. Relating to, containing, or made with, malt. [1913 Webster] {Malt liquor}, an alcoholic liquor, as beer, ale, porter, etc., prepared by fermenting an infusion of malt. {Malt dust}, fine particles of malt, or of the grain used in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • malt liquor — n. An alcoholic drink made with malt. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • malt liquor — n. beer, ale, or the like made from malt by fermentation …   English World dictionary

  • malt liquor — n [U] AmE a type of beer …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • malt liquor — noun uncount AMERICAN a type of strong beer …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Malt liquor — Comparison of 12oz longneck beer bottle to a 40oz bottle of Country Club Malt Liquor Malt liquor is a North American term referring to a type of beer with high alcohol content. In legal statutes, the term often includes any alcoholic beverage… …   Wikipedia

  • Malt liquor — Bouteille de malt liquor à droite. La malt liquor (« liqueur de malt » en anglais) est un terme dénotant aujourd hui un type de bière en vogue aux États Unis. Bien que le terme soit d origine anglaise, il ne dénotait alors au XVIIIe… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • malt liquor — malt′ liq uor n. vin beer having a relatively high alcohol content • Etymology: 1685–1695 …   From formal English to slang

  • malt liquor — noun a lager of high alcohol content; by law it is considered too alcoholic to be sold as lager or beer • Syn: ↑malt • Derivationally related forms: ↑maltster (for: ↑malt), ↑malt (for: ↑malt …   Useful english dictionary

  • malt liquor — noun Date: 1693 a fermented liquor (as beer) made with malt …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • malt liquor — noun a) beer, especially that having a higher than normal alcohol content. b) Any beverage brewed from malt, including ale, beer and porter, typically having lower alcohol content than modern brews …   Wiktionary