lager

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lager a camp defended by a circular formation of wagons
    • n lager a general term for beer made with bottom fermenting yeast (usually by decoction mashing); originally it was brewed in March or April and matured until September
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Alcoholic lemonade is outselling premium bottled lagers in United Kingdom pubs, according to a report in "NASFT Showcase" magazine.
    • n Lager Lager beer.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Researchers in Denmark found that beer tastes best when drunk to the accompaniment of a certain musical tone. The optimal frequency is different for each beer, they reported. The correct harmonious tone for Carlsberg Lager, for example, is 510-520 cycles per second.
    • n lager Same as lager-beer (which see, under beer).
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Usage

In literature:

He didn't make a speech exactly, but just talked as he always did when he sat with a few friends over a glass of lager.
"The Marx He Knew" by John Spargo
Lager beer was not as yet in the land.
"Memoirs" by Charles Godfrey Leland
Roch was having an easy time of it, for as long as Maroney remained in Montgomery he had nothing to do but smoke his pipe and drink lager.
"The Expressman and the Detective" by Allan Pinkerton
Come, if you won't drink lager, try a glass of hock.
"Edward Barry" by Louis Becke
At such times "lager" and pretzels flow like milk and honey from his generous hand.
"Incidents of the War: Humorous, Pathetic, and Descriptive" by Alf Burnett
Lager's more in Poppy's line.
"The Melting-Pot" by Israel Zangwill
Lager-beer has not reached them yet.
"A Boy's Voyage Round the World" by The Son of Samuel Smiles
There were certain lager-beer saloons in the vicinage of Sixth avenue and Sixteenth street he was said to frequent.
"Danger! A True History of a Great City's Wiles and Temptations" by William Howe
Julius walked up to the bar and called for a glass of lager.
"Slow and Sure" by Horatio Alger
Major Flint's long moustache was dripping with Lager beer, and he made a dexterous, sucking movement.
"Miss Mapp" by Edward Frederic Benson
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In poetry:

Roumanians, and others,
Who now are standing pat
Will call the allies brothers
When lager beer goes flat.
"German Securities Fall" by Abner Cosens
The boiler was filled with lager beer
And the devil himself was the engineer;
The passengers were a most motley crew-
Church member, atheist, Gentile, and Jew,
"The Hell-Bound Train" by Anonymous Americas
But he's an old fogy, you may know by this sign--
He don't smoke tobacco, drink lager or wine;
And swears that rich gravy, roast pork or chop,
Would kill a big ostrich, if stuffed in his crop.
"Mrs. Merdle Describeth Her Doctor" by Horatio Alger Jr
We have greeted our brothers of Ireland and France,
Round the fiddle of Strauss we have joined in the dance,
We have lagered Herr Saro, that fine-looking man,
And glorified Godfrey, whose name it is Dan.
"At The Banquet To the Japanese Embassy" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
But whether on window, door, or stair,
Wherever I went, it was always there;
Painted in yellow, and red, and blue,
It stared from alley and avenue:
It was north, and south, and east, and west,
The lager-beer of this Philip Best.
""PH. Best & Co.'s Lager-Beer"" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
But spite of bug-wheels in my cocoa tree,
The trade in lager beer is still a-humming,
A schooner can be purchased for a V
Or even grafted if you're fierce at bumming.
My finish then less clearly do I see,
For lo! I have another think a-coming.
"The Love Sonnets of a Hoodlum" by Wallace Irwin

In news:

Northwest Missouri state Sen Brad Lager declared his candidacy for lieutenant governor Monday, moving quickly to take advantage of an opening after the Republican frontrunner abruptly quit the race a few days ago.
Gillian Wallis and her husband, who own Wallis Engineering, bought the Lucky Lager building in 2007 and spent more than $700,000 remodeling the interior.
In her new role, Osminkina will report to Laurent Theodore, Vice President of Marketing for Heineken and will be responsible for the overall strategy and sustained development of flagship Heineken Lager in the US market.
And people who drink over-priced Euro- lagers are probably the easiest consumers to fool.
Suds fans can't wait any lager .
Compared to other mass-produced lagers , the flavor is truly unique.
The beer market here is dominated by mass-produced lagers .
Avery's Joe's American Premium Lager .
Lager Snoderly age 92 of Maryville passed away on Monday, April 11, 2011 at Maryville Healthcare Center.
Newport News' Cheryl Lager excels in ultra running.
Cheryl Lager is training for a 200-mile race over Memorial Day weekend in Florida.
Cheryl Lager has run 75 races of 26 miles or longer.
Obviously, this does not prove that IPA drinkers are less prone to osteoporosis than light- lager drinkers.
Mustang Amber Lager release party Friday.
Now that you know the difference between ales and lagers , you may want to continue your beer style education.
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In science:

Time interval between two consecutive laser pulses is much lager than the coherence time for the repetition rate within 10 GHz.
Quantum random number generator based on the photon number decision of weak laser pulses
Lager˚as and Mathias Lindholm. A note on the component structure in random intersection graphs with tunable clustering.
Sharp threshold functions for the random intersection graph via coupling method?
The emergence of a giant connected component in a sparse binomial random intersection graph was studied by Behrish , for m = ⌊nα ⌋, α 6= 1, and by Lager˚as and Lindholm , for m = ⌊βn⌋, where β > 0 is a constant.
The largest component in an inhomogeneous random intersection graph with clustering
In the presented study, hits with a higher energy density are assigned a lower weight in the overall energy sum to compensate for the typically lager detector response to electrons.
Particle Showers in a Highly Granular Hadron Calorimeter
For N < 3000, the obtained random packings show lower fraction than φ/φSC ≈ 1.218, which is universally obtained for lager systems.
Heat Transport in a Random Packing of Hard Spheres
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