buck 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 A strong beer, originally made in Bavaria.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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