English history a local official appointed to examine the measure and quality of ale, beer, and bread
What’s On Tap? Beer Types Explained
Read more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
What The Nog: What’s Eggnog?
What’s in eggnog? Frothy, creamy eggnog is a festive favorite in England, Canada, and America. This winter drink consists of milk, cream, sugar, whipped egg whites, and egg yolks. There are many versions of the drink, using alcohols like rum, brandy, whiskey, and bourbon. And, it often is flavored with everything from molasses to cinnamon to nutmeg to dried pumpkin. Now, there’s even soynog or nutnog, a version of …
Word Origin for ale conner
C14: from ale + conner, from Old English cunnere one who tests
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012