ADJ. fine, good This pub specializes in fine ales. | real (= made and stored in the traditional way), traditional the growth in demand for real ale | brown, light, pale | strong
QUANT. pint | barrel, bottle, can, glass, tankard Fresh barrels of ale were brought up from the cellar.
VERB + ALE down (informal), drink, sip He drank several pints of ale. | brew, make
ALE + NOUN house