Bock beer
Bock beer Bock" beer` [G. bockbier; bock a buck + bier beer; -- said to be so named from its tendency to cause the drinker to caper like a goat.] A strong beer, originally made in Bavaria. [Also written {buck beer}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • bock beer — bock′ beer′ [[t]bɒk[/t]] n. vin a strong, dark beer traditionally brewed in the fall for spring consumption. Also called bock • Etymology: 1855–60; < G Bock, Bockbier lit., buck beer, perh. < Eimbecker Bier beer of Eimbeck …   From formal English to slang

  • bock beer — noun a very strong lager traditionally brewed in the fall and aged through the winter for consumption in the spring • Syn: ↑bock • Hypernyms: ↑lager, ↑lager beer * * * ˈbäk noun or bock …   Useful english dictionary

  • bock beer — /bok/ a strong, dark beer typically brewed in the fall and aged through the winter for consumption the following spring. Also called bock. [1855 60; < G Bock, Bockbier lit., buck beer, perh. by misdivision of Eimbecker Bier (as if ein Bockbier… …   Universalium

  • bock beer — /ˈbɒk bɪə/ (say bok bear) noun a strong, dark German beer. Also, bock. {German Bockbier, for Eimbocker Bier beer of Eimbock, or Einbeck, in northern Germany} …   Australian English dictionary

  • bock beer — noun A strong, dark lager of German origin …   Wiktionary

  • bock bock — bock beer, or bock bock «bok», noun. a strong, dark colored, rather sweet beer, usually brewed in the winter for use in the spring. ╂[American English < German Bock, Bockbier, short for Eimbock Bier beer of Eimbock, or Einbeck, Hanover,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bock — ☆ bock [bäk ] n. 〚Ger < bockbier, contr. < oanbock , ambock , Bavarian dial. pronun. of Einbecker bier, after Einbeck, Hanover, where first brewed〛 a dark beer traditionally drunk in the early spring: also bock beer * * * …   Universalium

  • bock — ☆ bock [bäk ] n. [Ger < bockbier, contr. < oanbock , ambock , Bavarian dial. pronun. of Einbecker bier, after Einbeck, Hanover, where first brewed] a dark beer traditionally drunk in the early spring: also bock beer …   English World dictionary

  • Bock — For other uses, see Bock (disambiguation). Paulaner Salvator, a doppelbock Bock is a strong lager of German origin. Several substyles exist, including maibock or helles bock, a paler, more hopped version generally made for consumption at spring… …   Wikipedia

  • Beer in Bulgaria — A bottle of Bulgarian beer in a traditional restaurant The modern history of beer in Bulgaria (Bulgarian: пиво, pivo or бира, bira) dates back to the 19th century, when it was introduced to the country by foreigners (from Austria Hungary, France… …   Wikipedia

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