Definition of Bock beer

1. Noun. A very strong lager traditionally brewed in the fall and aged through the winter for consumption in the spring.

Exact synonyms: Bock
Generic synonyms: Lager, Lager Beer



Definition of Bock beer

1. Noun. A strong, dark lager of German origin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bock Beer

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bocci
bocci ball
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bocconcini
bocconia
boce
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bock
bock beer (current term)
bock beers
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bockelet
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bocklands
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bockwurst
bockwursts
boconcini
bocor

Literary usage of Bock beer

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1. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"1'opular etymology, of course, insists that bock beer means goat beer, bock being German for goat, and this fancy is perpetuated by the picture of a goat ..."

2. Recent Improvements in Arts, Manufactures, and Mines: Being a Supplement to by Andrew Ure (1845)
"Bock-Beer of Bavaria.—This is a favorite double strong beverage, ... Statement of a Brewing of Bavarian Bock-Beer. For 41 Bavarian eimers of 64 maass each ..."

3. A Handbook of chemical technology by Johannes Rudolf Wagner, Rudolf Wagner, William Crookes (1877)
"White bock beer (superficially fermented, obtained Ъу surface fermentation from malted wheat). 5. Another sample of Bofk beer. ..."

4. American Notes and Queries edited by William Shepard Walsh, Henry Collins Walsh, William H. Garrison, Samuel R. Harris (1890)
"The " Century Dictionary" states that the name bock beer is a contraction of ... and mild table-beer, while bock beer is dark, strong, and heady. ..."

5. A Manual of practical hygiene, for students, physicians, and medical officers by Charles Harrington (1902)
"In bock beer, which is a special brew containing a considerable increase in malt ... The amount is variable ; it is highest in porter, stout, and bock beer, ..."

6. Beverages, past and present v. 2: An Historical Sketch of Their Production by Edward Randolph Emerson (1908)
"... to have been no contraction of the words either then or for more than two hundred years later, while bock beer is at least three hundred years old. ..."

7. The Sanitarian by Medico-Legal Society of New York (1897)
"The interesting provisions of the bill, together with the standard proposed for lager, imported beer, bock beer, ale and porter, follow: One of the said ..."

8. The Kentucky Law Reporter by Kentucky Court of Appeals (1903)
"It is equally well judicially known, as a matter of common knowledge, that bock beer or common beer is a malt liquor. 8. Pleading—Under section 130, ..."

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