Also called lager beer . a beer stored from six weeks to six months for aging before use.
to age (beer) usually by storing in tanks at just-below freezing temperatures for several weeks or months.
Other definitions for lager (2 of 2)
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How to use lager in a sentence
It's the same old story, so common—a champagne appetite and a lager beer pocketbook.Step Lively! | George Niblo
Haight was the real head-man, but he was too fond of lager-beer to be in trusted with so large a business.The Memoirs of General W. T. Sherman, Complete | William T. Sherman
A stairway connected the two floors, and by means of that communication the Klub obtained its supply of lager beer.Sixty Years in Southern California 1853-1913 | Harris Newmark
Theron had never seen any considerable number of his fellow-citizens engaged in drinking lager beer before.The Damnation of Theron Ware | Harold Frederic
Early in his search for work he had made a noontime pause, one day, in a quaint lager-beer saloon much frequented by musicians.The Old Flute-Player | Edward Marshall and Charles T. Dazey
British Dictionary definitions for lager (1 of 2)
a light-bodied effervescent beer, fermented in a closed vessel using yeasts that sink to the bottom of the brew: Compare ale
British Dictionary definitions for lager (2 of 2)
a variant spelling of laager
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