Barrels of cider and spruce-beer are running freely into the wooden canteens of the soldiers.
spruce-beer is made from the young shoots of the American Black Spruce.
The spruce-beer of America is generally made from the young shoots of this tree.
In two minutes, however, he relented in his own favour; and muttering something about spruce-beer, walked off.
On this last signal, a whole cloud of spruce-beer sellers started fiercely from under the piazzas.
At Washington we dined, and I drank some spruce-beer (for the first time in my life), and I found myself very unwell from it.