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WHAT DOES SMALL BEER MEAN IN ENGLISH?
Small beer is a beer/ale that contains very little alcohol. Sometimes unfiltered and porridge-like, it was a favored drink in Medieval Europe and colonial North America as opposed to the often polluted water and the expensive beer used for festivities. Small beer was also produced in households for consumption by children and servants at those occasions.
Synonyms and antonyms of small beer in the English dictionary of synonyms
WORDS RELATING TO «SMALL BEER»
The translations of small beer from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «small beer» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SMALL BEER» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «small beer» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «small beer» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about small beer
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SMALL BEER»
Discover the use of small beer in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to small beer and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
A Chronicle of SmallBeer: The Memoirs of Nan Green
Detailed and compelling, this volume traces the political and geographical pilgrimage of communist Nan Green, along with the constant campaigning, activism, and dilemmas it posed.
Nan Green, R. J. Ellis, Martin Green, 2004
After the Apocalypse: Stories
Self aware computers. Zombies. Clinical trial volunteers. Chinese factory workers. Dolls that look like newborn infants. After the apocalypse.
Maureen F. McHugh, 2013
A Working Writer's Daily Planner 2011: Your Year in Writing
This fun, practical week-per-page engagement calendar is the perfect gift for the writer in the family.
Small Beer Press, 2010
Beer in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
The sixteenth-century Antwerp collection of types indicates how confusing the
variety could be. In 1536, products included small beer and halffstuyvers bier.
The latter and better quality beer was defined by price. In addition, heavier and
Richard W. Unger, 2007
Country House Brewing in England, 1500-1900
other times was reckoned an extravagance, although no doubt it made a far
superior brew, which not only tasted better but also kept longer than small beer
brewed after ale. It is clear that some of the wealthier households made good
Pamela Sambrook, 1996
A Chronicle of SmallBeer
We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
John Reid, 2011
One and a Half in Norway; a Chronicle of SmallBeer
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition.
Samuel Robert Scargill-Bird, 2012
A History of Beer and Brewing
The approved rates were: 1 s 3d per barrel on strong beer; 3 d per barrel on
small beer; and 3.v per barrel on imported beer. There was one bonus for
brewers, however; the 2s per cwt tax on hops was scrapped in 1660, after the
Ian Spencer Hornsey, 2003
The Oxford Companion to Beer
See bačka (hop), fuggle (hop), and styrian golding (hop). Once a region of the
former Yugoslavia, Slovenia accounts for about 2% of the global hop production.
Val Peacock small beer, a type of weak beer that from medieval times until the ...
Garrett Oliver, 2011
Spider in a Tree
Ordinary grace, human failings, and extraordinary convictions combine in unexpected ways to animate this New England tale"--
Susan Stinson, 2013
9 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SMALL BEER»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term small beer is used in the context of the following news items.
China Resources Offer Is No Small Beer
For state-owned conglomerate China Resources Holdings, beer is the ultimate resource. The group said Tuesday it would turn one of its Hong Kong-listed ... «Wall Street Journal, Apr 15»
A Craft Beer Tax Battle Is Brewing On Capitol Hill
"So these are small business folks that are risk-takers, that are trying to take their art and make a living out of it. It's a pretty cool thing." Small beer is big business, ... «NPR, Mar 15»
Small beer: This counts as change from the LCB?
On the way home from work today, feel free to stop by the local beer distributorship and pick up a 12-pack. Only in Pennsylvania would this be a revolutionary ... «Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Mar 15»
Beer battle foams over on Capitol Hill
At odds are the Fair BEER Act and the Small BREW Act, which both aim to lower federal excise taxes for small beer producers. However, key differences in the ... «The Hill, Feb 15»
Why Big Brewers Fail at Small Beer Festivals
PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) – A big brewer at a small beer festival is a tough fit. As larger brewers including Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD) and the SABMiller ... «TheStreet.com, Jul 14»
Big Breweries Move Into Small Beer Town — And Business Is Hopping
Outsiders have noticed that Asheville's locally owned, small-batch-beer scene is hot. And they want to join the party. The city is now getting a major infusion of ... «NPR, May 14»
Fans Sue Arena After Video Reveals Large And Small Beers Are …
Above is a video taken Saturday night at an ECHL Idaho Steelheads game. It shows fans pouring a $7 large beer into a $4 small cup, and discovering that each ... «Deadspin, Mar 14»
10 Biggest Small Beer Brewers in the U.S.
But the definition of "craft" is too narrow to accommodate them and, to small brewers' detriment, discounts the true growth of the small brewing industry here in ... «TheStreet.com, Nov 13»
George Washington's beer recipe to be recreated
The note, titled 'To Make Small Beer', reads: 'Take a large Sifer (sifter) full of Bran Hops to your Taste. Boil these three hours then strain out 30 Gall(ons) into a ... «Daily Mail, May 11»
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