Black beer

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Black beer a kind of beer made at Danzig, black and syrupy
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. béor; Ger. and Dut. bier, Ice. bjorr.

Usage

In literature:

A superb snack with equally monkish dark beer, black bread and blacker radishes, served by the brothers in dark brown robes.
"The Complete Book of Cheese" by Robert Carlton Brown
Claus struck on the stone with his oaken staff, and it opened like the door of a beer vault, for all was blackness within.
"Pepper & Salt" by Howard Pyle
Dexter Beers looked slowly around at her with a quick roll of a black eye in a massive face.
"Madelon" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
For black beers a soft water is a desideratum, for ales of the Burton type a hard water is a necessity.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
The repast on the table consisted of a can or large black-jack of small beer, and a japan bread-basket, full of sea-biscuit.
"Frank Mildmay" by Captain Frederick Marryat
This wench brought a number of brown jugs full of beer, and the Blacks took to drinking with much zest.
"The Strange Adventures of Captain Dangerous, Vol. 1 of 3" by George Augustus Sala
Copperas is well known to be poisonous, and may be seen in the blackness which some beer discovers.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
They took in the show at the U Sv Tomise, the age old tavern which had been making its own smoked black beer since the fifteenth century.
"Freedom" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
The natives do not use much of the beer, but are satisfied with the black coffee and wine.
"Porto Rico" by Arthur D. Hall
Our bread was commonly black and stale, our drink a thin, sour beer which wellnigh burst my belly, and yet must pass as fine old October.
"The Adventurous Simplicissimus being the description of the Life of a Strange vagabond named Melchior Sternfels von Fuchshaim" by Hans Jacob Christoph von Grimmelshausen
Light beer and black tobacco.
"One-Act Plays" by Various
Serve black coffee, beer or ale with this supper.
"Suppers" by Paul Pierce
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In news:

Widow Maker Black Ale beer from Keweenaw Brewing Co.
Chris Morris runs his own beer blog Black Dog Brewhouse where he discusses everything beer.
When homebrewing hobbyist Scott Beaudry started looking for a way to reuse the leftover grain from his craft beer projects, he had to look no further than his black lab Barley for the solution: Dog treats.
Holding a black or dark -brown beer up to a lamp usually reveals a host of other colours, ranging from light brown to orange or ruby.
Its beer selection includes San Francisco-based 21st Amendment and Black Star from Whitefish, Mont.
View full size Scott Wright The song of the black-throated blue warbler has been described as ``beer, beer, bree.
In Roselle Park, called the black lager, which Dybus made for the first time after just three months of homebrewing , "awesome," a "very well-made beer with attention to all aspects of style and flavor.
The new style features really hoppy black beers.
One thing is certain, Black Lager 's unique roasted taste and low-alcohol content makes for a highly quaffable session beer.
A label for Landmark Black Lager (though the beer is draft-only for now).
Syracuse-based Landmark Beer Co. Is about to launch its latest brew: A malty Munich-style beer called Landmark Black Lager .
It's a version of what the Germans call a "schwarzbier," or black beer.
Budweiser will be releasing a new, higher-alcohol line of beers called "Black Crown".
The Black Warrior River watershed provides about half of Birmingham's drinking water and all of the water that Good People Brewery uses to brew their beers.
Samuel Adams has released two more beers in its Single Batch series: a black IPA called Dark Depths and a rauchbier called Cinder Bock.
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In science:

Top panel: The fractional distribution of cluster masses for the 625 clusters in the vdL07 catalogue (black line) for the 4393 clusters in the Beers-Millennium-Catalogue (blue dashed line) and for the 7586 clusters in the Millennium Catalogue (red dotted lines).
Cluster Galaxies Die Hard
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