Definition of guest beer in English:

guest beer


  • 1(in a tied pub) a beer offered in addition to those produced by the parent brewery.

    • ‘Up to 3,000 visitors are expected to attend the three-day event, which will feature more than 45 guest beers from smaller breweries across Britain, including Bolton's own Bank Top Brewery.’
    • ‘Annie Carter, 41, said: ‘The guest beers are great.’’
    • ‘Ale aficionados can join him for a free half pint of any of the 12 guest beers he is laying on from Wednesday May 5 when the gong is handed over.’
    • ‘It will be serving the brewery's range of crafted real ales, plus guest beers, and meals made with local ingredients.’
    • ‘The Village Inn, as we will have to get used to calling it, is a free house, and Adrian serves a rotating guest beer alongside house favourites Smith's and Tetley's.’
    • ‘The festival was renowned for its genteel atmosphere and the 20 guest beers from all around Scotland which were drunk along with the family's own ales, brewed on the grounds.’
    1. 1.1(in a free house) a beer available only temporarily.
      • ‘The bar will support 12 hand pumps providing six York Brewery beers from its impressive award-winning range, two Castle Rock ales and four guest beers from around the country.’
      • ‘I like The Taps because they serve guest beers that you've never previously heard of, and they never play music.’
      • ‘With karaoke folk nights (they even provide the guitars), guest beers, good cheap food and a wooden floor to which your feet stick you have to ask yourself: ‘Why should climbers have all the fun?’’
      • ‘He also got on the record the fact that its Terrier ale was the most popular guest beer ever to appear in the Commons' Stranger's Bar.’
      • ‘The idea came when members went for a festive drink on Boxing Day at the Coal Clough pub in Burnley and found a guest beer on sale that was raising money for the Luton Town's supporters' trust.’
      • ‘The intention is we'll have six hand-pulled ales, four of our own including Stonewall and Yorkshire Terrier, and two guest beers.’
      • ‘The guest beer didn't appeal so I opted for a pint of Guinness, which I've been treating with some suspicion since returning from the Emerald Isle where I tasted the proper stuff.’
      • ‘There I was forced to try out all three of the guest beers, brewed by the North Yorkshire Brewing Company.’
      • ‘Sukhi's Indian Lager, which is served at Sukhi's Restaurant, Duckworth Street, will be a guest beer in the Strangers Bar, in the House of Commons.’
      • ‘Daleside Bitter has been launched as a ‘session beer’ with the aim of becoming a regular rather than a guest beer in pubs across the region.’
      • ‘A vast array of beers including an ever-changing guest beer seem to qualify it as a serious pub, dispensing with its duty to offer any kind of lager or bitter you could desire in sober fashion.’
      • ‘The Tap's got some great guest beers - my favourite is Wild Thing bitter, but the Leg Over and Hambleton aren't bad either - and it would have been an insult to all things bright and beautiful not to have sampled as many of them as possible.’
      • ‘Patriotically because it's St George's Day and because the village is Ogbourne St George the names of all seven guest beers had an English connection.’


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