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ale

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Drink
aleale /eɪl/ noun [uncountable]  1 DFDa type of beer made from malt(1)2 old-fashioned beer light ale
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aleDeglaze pan with nut-brown ale and reduce liquid by half. 3.Billy picked up his pint of ale and took a large draught.Brew pubs -- restaurants that make their own beer -- prefer to sell ale.He wanted to feel warmed through to his spine, to have the comfort steal into him like strong ale.Add the ale, lemon juice, maple syrup and vinegar and cook 10 minutes longer.One of my favourite festivals is the small winter ale festival in Exeter.
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