Definitions for taproomˈtæpˌrum, -ˌrʊm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Origin of taproom:
barroom, bar, saloon, ginmill, taproom(noun)
a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
"he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar"
A bar or barroom; a room where alcoholic beverages are served on tap.
Origin: 1807 (spelled "tap-room"). tap + room
a room where liquors are kept on tap; a barroom