birch beer

  1. a carbonated or fermented drink containing an extract from the bark of the birch tree.

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Origin of birch beer

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85

Words Nearby birch beer Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use birch beer in a sentence

  • Rene did not like the sagamity, but the cakes were good and the birch beer was fine she thought.

    A Little Girl in Old St. Louis | Amanda Minnie Douglas