• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Small-ale ale with little malt and unhopped
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. smæl; Ger. schmal.


In literature:

I went to a small inn or public-house, sat down and called for ale.
"Wild Wales Its People, Language and Scenery" by George Borrow
One small jug of ale among forty is his usual allowance.
"Stage-Land" by Jerome K. Jerome
CHANGE-HOUSE, a small inn or ale-house.
"Red Gauntlet" by Sir Walter Scott
A cup of small ale, I don't care if I do.
"Clarissa, Volume 6 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
So he went in to luncheon on bread and cheese and small ale.
"Hodge and His Masters" by Richard Jefferies
ALE`SIA, a strong place in the E. of Gaul, which, as situated on a hill and garrisoned by 80,000 Gauls, cost Caesar no small trouble to take.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
We had small ale and brandy, and oatmeal of which we made our porridge night and morning.
"David Balfour, Second Part" by Robert Louis Stevenson
In 1603 it was ordered that one quart of best ale, or two of small, should be sold for one penny.
"Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham" by Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
Take Barley meal, and with droppings of small Ale, (or Ale it self) make it into a consistence of batter for Pan-cakes.
"The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened" by Kenelm Digby
Sally says all other water is like bad small-beer compared to sweet ale after the Nile water.
"Letters from Egypt" by Lucie Duff Gordon

In news:

The small black-and-white ad in the back of the New Yorker magazine shows the Blenheim Ginger Ale plant as it looked nearly 100 years ago -- a small bottling facility nestled in the South Carolina piney woods.
If you are looking for some big taste from a small town in Upstate, NY, then look no further than the famous Ubu Ale from the Lake Placid Brewery.
Samuel Adams Brewery is releasing a new small batch brew this fall called Fat Jack, a double pumpkin ale.
This India Pale Ale pours a light amber with a small, cloud-white head.
A Belgian-style pale ale, flavored with small amounts of hibiscus and orange peel.
The Tuck Shop is a stylish, micro-size dining room in central Phoenix that features small and shared plates and fabricates its own tonic and ginger ale mixers.

In science:

It is now known that with 3 RH neutrinos it is difficult to achieve TeV sc ale leptogenesis and reproduce at the same time the small LH n masses , unless one considers quasi-degenerate Majorana n or small fine-tuning .
A scenario for leptogenesis at the TeV scale
If this problem can anyway be handled, ALE method will work well as long as the solid displacements remain small comparatively to the domains size.
The camera method, or how to track numerically a deformable particle moving in a fluid network
The fundamental challenge that a comprehensive theory of astrophysical plasma turbulence must meet is to give the full account of how the turbulent fluctuation energy injected at the outer sc ale is cascaded to small scales and deposited into particle heat.
Astrophysical gyrokinetics: kinetic and fluid turbulent cascades in magnetized weakly collisional plasmas
In the case of the large-scale field being produced from the small-scale field created by dynamo processes, the large-sc ale field strength is estimated by Eq. (15).
The jet power extracted from a magnetized accretion disc