HyperDic: ale

English > 1 sense of the word ale:
NOUNfoodalea general name for beer made with a top fermenting yeast
ale > pronunciation
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English > ale: 1 sense > noun 1, food
MeaningA general name for beer made with a top fermenting yeast; in some of the United States an ale is (by law) a brew of more than 4% alcohol by volume.
NarrowerBurtonA strong dark English ale
Weissbier, white beer, wheat beerA general name for beers made from wheat by top fermentation
bitterEnglish term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)
pale aleAn amber colored ale brewed with pale malts
porter, porter's beerA very dark sweet ale brewed from roasted unmalted barley
stoutA strong very dark heavy-bodied ale made from pale malt and roasted unmalted barley and (often) caramel malt with hops
BroaderbeerA general name for alcoholic beverages made by fermenting a cereal (or mixture / mixture of cereals) flavored with hops
Spanishale, bíter, cerveza ale, cerveza inglesa

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