a general name for beer made with a top fermenting yeast; in some of the United States an ale is (by law) a brew of more than 4% alcohol by volume
An intoxicating liquor made from an infusion of malt by fermentation and the addition of a bitter, usually hops.
Note: The word ale, in England and the United States, usually designates a heavier kind of fermented liquor, and the word beer a lighter kind. The word beer is also in common use as the generic name for all non-distilled malt liquors.
A festival in English country places, so called from the liquor drunk.
Origin: ealu, ealo, from aluþ (compare Dutch aal, öl), from h₂elu- ‘bitter’ (compare Latin alum ‘comfrey’, aluta ‘tawed leather’, Polish (Eastern) jełki, iłki ‘rancid’, Ancient Greek ‘bitter’).
an intoxicating liquor made from an infusion of malt by fermentation and the addition of a bitter, usually hops
a festival in English country places, so called from the liquor drunk
Origin: [AS. ealu, akin to Icel., Sw., and Dan. l, Lith. alus a kind of beer, OSlav. ol beer. Cf. Ir. ol drink, drinking.]
Ale is a type of beer brewed from malted barley using a warm-fermentation with a strain of brewers' yeast. The yeast will ferment the beer quickly, giving it a sweet, full bodied and fruity taste. Most ales contain hops, which help preserve the beer and impart a bitter herbal flavour that balances the sweetness of the malt.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
āl, n. a beverage made from an infusion of malt by fermentation: a festival, so called from the liquor drunk.—ns. Ale′berry, a beverage made from ale; Ale′conner, an ale-taster, a civic officer appointed to test the quality of the ale brewed—A.S. cunnere, a trier; Ale′-house, a house in which ale is sold. [A.S. alu; Ice. öl.]
A type of beer and product created and produced in various colors, ingredients, formula, recipes and tastes.
Ale is a popular drink in many countries around the world.
What does ALE stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the ALE acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
ELA, LAE, LEA, Lea, lea
The numerical value of ALE in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of ALE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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- lyst ølDanish
- αγγλική μπίρα, αγγλικός ζύθοςGreek
- ale, cerveza inglesa, cerveza aleSpanish
- ale, bière anglaiseFrench
- birra ingleseItalian
- donker bierDutch
- cerveja inglesaPortuguese
- ел, elSerbo-Croatian
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