a malt beverage, darker, heavier, and more bitter than beer, containing about 6 percent alcohol by volume.
British. beer (def. 1).
Other definitions for A.L.E. (2 of 2)
additional living expense.
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How to use ale in a sentence
Twenty-Five years after joining Rogue Ales, he still has his passion—and an obsession with hops.
As I worked at fancier restaurants, we served various Pilsners, Amber Ales, India Pale Ales, and a multitude of microbrews.
A person who does not understand who he is,” the political scientist Ales Ancipienka once explained, “is actually a Belarusian.Forget Kim Jong Un—China’s New Favorite Dictator Is Belarus’s Aleksandr Lukashenko. | Kapil Komireddi | January 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Seasonal ales were included, but not limited run ales that are no longer available for purchase.
And because he adores obscure imported ales, cycling while sloshed felt pretty familiar, too.
These were called bidding-weddings, or bid-ales, which were in the nature of "benefit" feasts.
Where Knights quaffed cordials, wines and ales, And told their little fairy tales.A Humorous History of England | C. Harrison
What has become of all the country home-brewed, of the ales of different colleges, for example?
The Glastonbury Rental describes the mode of keeping the scot-ales in Wiltshire, in the thirteenth century.Nooks and Corners of English Life, Past and Present | John Timbs
Five ales in an hour and not a dozen words; just an ordinary Britisher who didn't know how to amuse himself in Gawd's own country.The Voice in the Fog | Harold MacGrath
British Dictionary definitions for ale
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