Brewing



the act of a person who brews.
the process of being brewed.
the occupation or business of producing beer, ale, etc.
a quantity or batch brewed in a single process or at one time.
to make (beer, ale, etc.) by steeping, boiling, and fermenting malt and hops.
to make or prepare (a beverage, as tea) by mixing, steeping, soaking, or boiling a solid in water.
to concoct, mix, or cook (a beverage or food, especially one containing unmeasured or unusual ingredients):
She brewed a pot of soup from the leftovers.
to contrive, plan, or bring about:
to brew mischief.
to make a fermented alcoholic malt beverage, as beer or ale.
to boil, steep, soak, or cook:
Wait until the tea brews.
a quantity brewed in a single process.
a particular brewing or variety of malt liquor.
a hot beverage made by cooking a solid in water, especially tea or coffee.
any concoction, especially a liquid produced by a mixture of unusual ingredients:
a witches’ brew.
Informal.

beer or ale.
an individual serving of beer or ale:
Let’s have a few brews after the game.

be brewing, to be forming or gathering; be in preparation:
Trouble was brewing.
Contemporary Examples

The Yes List The Daily Beast June 16, 2011
‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis Nina Strochlic November 22, 2014
The Next Twilight Shannon Donnelly November 18, 2009
The New Threat to Peace Talks in Afghanistan Bruce Riedel March 11, 2012
The Karzai-New York Times Feud Gerald Posner December 20, 2009

Historical Examples

The Son of Clemenceau Alexandre (fils) Dumas
Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9) Samuel Richardson
Sevenoaks J. G. Holland
Ruggles of Red Gap Harry Leon Wilson
United States Steel Arundel Cotter

noun
a quantity of a beverage brewed at one time
verb
to make (beer, ale, etc) from malt and other ingredients by steeping, boiling, and fermentation
to prepare (a drink, such as tea) by boiling or infusing
(transitive) to devise or plan: to brew a plot
(intransitive) to be in the process of being brewed: the tea was brewing in the pot
(intransitive) to be impending or forming: there’s a storm brewing
noun
a beverage produced by brewing, esp tea or beer: a strong brew
an instance or time of brewing: last year’s brew
a mixture: an eclectic brew of mysticism and political discontent
noun
(Northern English, dialect) a hill
v.
n.

A glass, bottle, or can of beer; a beer •Brewhaha has its own variants: brewha, haha, and ha: She treated me to a brew
Coffee or tea: Dunkin’ Donuts is my kind of brew

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