Definition of Brewing

1. Noun. The production of malt beverages (as beer or ale) from malt and hops by grinding and boiling them and fermenting the result with yeast.

Generic synonyms: Production
Examples of category: Decoction Mashing, Decoction Process



Definition of Brewing

1. n. The act or process of preparing liquors which are brewed, as beer and ale.

Definition of Brewing

1. Verb. (present participle of brew) ¹

2. Noun. The production of alcoholic beverages, such as beer, by fermentation; the process of being brewed. ¹

3. Noun. The business or occupation of a brewer. ¹

4. Noun. The quantity of a brew made in a single batch. ¹

5. Noun. The forming of a storm or the gathering of clouds. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brewing

1. a quantity brewed at one time [n -S]

Medical Definition of Brewing

1. The manufacture of alcoholic beverages such as beer from the fermentation of malted grains. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Brewing

brewer
brewer's droop
brewer's mole
brewer's rice
brewer's yeast
brewer's yeasts
breweress
breweresses
breweriana
breweries
brewers
brewers' yeast
brewery
brewhouse
brewhouses
brewing (current term)
brewings
brewis
brewises
brewmaster
brewmasters
brewpub
brewpubs
brews
brewski
brewskies
brewskis
brewsky
brewster
brewster's angle

Literary usage of Brewing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1918)
"Grand Rapids brewing: Co. 27 LRA(NS) 186. In upholding the contract of the brewing company guaranteeing the rent of its customer, ..."

2. 1795-1895. One Hundred Years of American Commerce ...: A History of American by Chauncey Mitchell Depew (1895)
"The word for beer has been preserved, as the art of brewing has been developed, by the Teutons. ... While the written history of brewing begins with Egypt, ..."

3. Journal by Detroit (Mich.). City Council, Prince Edward Island. Legislative Council (1901)
"Also that the following named persons have filed their Indemnity bonds for trafficking In liquor; Fred R. Jackson, Mutual brewing Co., Mutual brewing Co., ..."

4. The Year Book of the United States Brewers' Association by United States Brewers' Association (1913)
"Decatur brewing Co., 604 East Cantrell Street Decatur Pecker brewing Co., Ernest Danville Elgin Eagle brewing Co., 347 North State Street Elgin Franz Bros. ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"In tho modern acceptation of the word, brewing is the operation of preparing beer and ales from any farinaceous grain (chiefly from barley), which is first ..."

6. The Industries of Scotland: Their Rise, Progress, and Present Condition by David Bremner (1869)
"EARLY HISTORT OF brewing CURIOUS OLD LAWS AFFECTING THE TRADE—THE ... Another clause, entitled " Of the manner of ale brewing be assise," is as follows ..."

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