Beer joint



beer joint

noun phrase

A tavern or bar serving primarily beer (1940s+)
Historical Examples

People’d drive up to a beer joint, go in, get in a scuffle an’—bingo!
The Ambulance Made Two Trips William Fitzgerald Jenkins

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