bock beer

bock beer

[bok]
noun
a strong, dark beer typically brewed in the fall and aged through the winter for consumption the following spring.
Also called bock.


Origin:
1855–60; < German Bock, Bockbier literally, buck beer, perhaps by misdivision of Eimbecker Bier (as if ein Bockbier one Bockbier) beer of Eimbeck in Lower Saxony, Germany

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bock beer or bock (bɒk)
 
n
1.  (US), (Canadian) heavy dark strong beer
2.  (in France) a light beer
 
[C19: from German Bock bier, literally: buck beer, name given through folk etymology to beer brewed in Einbeck, near Hanover]
 
bock or bock
 
n
 
[C19: from German Bock bier, literally: buck beer, name given through folk etymology to beer brewed in Einbeck, near Hanover]

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