microbrewery

[ mahy-kroh-broo-uh-ree, ‐broo r-ee ]
/ ˈmaɪ kroʊˌbru ə ri, ‐ˌbrʊər i /

noun, plural mi·cro·brew·er·ies.

a brewery producing less than 15,000 barrels per year and usually concentrating on exotic or high quality beer.

QUIZZES

PRACTICE SOME ESCAPISM WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

We salute you if you remember all the doovers from Word of the Day between May 25 and May 31!
Question 1 of 7
salute

Origin of microbrewery

First recorded in 1985–90
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for microbrewery

microbrewery
/ (ˈmaɪkrəʊˌbrʊərɪ) /

noun plural -ries

a small, usually independent brewery that produces limited quantities of specialized beers, often sold for consumption on the premises
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