[ 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.
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Origin of microbrewery
First recorded in 1985–90
Words nearby microbrewery
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British Dictionary definitions for microbrewery
/ (ˈmaɪkrəʊˌbrʊərɪ) /
noun plural -ries
a small, usually independent brewery that produces limited quantities of specialized beers, often sold for consumption on the premises
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