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 for brown stout
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Beer \Beer\, n. [OE. beor, ber, AS. be['o]r; akin to Fries.
     biar, Icel. bj?rr, OHG. bior, D. & G. bier, and possibly E.
     brew. [root]93, See Brew.]
     1. A fermented liquor made from any malted grain, but
        commonly from barley malt, with hops or some other
        substance to impart a bitter flavor.
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     Note: Beer has different names, as small beer, ale,
           porter, brown stout, lager beer, according to its
           strength, or other qualities. See Ale.
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     2. A fermented extract of the roots and other parts of
        various plants, as spruce, ginger, sassafras, etc.
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     Small beer, weak beer; (fig.) insignificant matters. "To
        suckle fools, and chronicle small beer." --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brown \Brown\ (broun), a. [Compar. Browner; superl.
     Brownest.] [OE. brun, broun, AS. br?n; akin to D. bruin,
     OHG. br?n, Icel. br?nn, Sw. brun, Dan. bruun, G. braun, Lith.
     brunas, Skr. babhru. [root]93, 253. Cf. Bruin, Beaver,
     Burnish, Brunette.]
     Of a dark color, of various shades between black and red or
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           Cheeks brown as the oak leaves.          --Longfellow.
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     Brown Bess, the old regulation flintlock smoothbore musket,
        with bronzed barrel, formerly used in the British army.
     Brown bread
     (a) Dark colored bread; esp. a kind made of unbolted wheat
         flour, sometimes called in the United States Graham
         bread. "He would mouth with a beggar though she smelt
         brown bread and garlic." --Shak.
     (b) Dark colored bread made of rye meal and Indian meal, or
         of wheat and rye or Indian; rye and Indian bread. [U.S.]
     Brown coal, wood coal. See Lignite.
     Brown hematite or Brown iron ore (Min.), the hydrous iron
        oxide, limonite, which has a brown streak. See Limonite.
     Brown holland. See under Holland.
     Brown paper, dark colored paper, esp. coarse wrapping
        paper, made of unbleached materials.
     Brown spar (Min.), a ferruginous variety of dolomite, in
        part identical with ankerite.
     Brown stone. See Brownstone.
     Brown stout, a strong kind of porter or malt liquor.
     Brown study, a state of mental abstraction or serious
        reverie. --W. Irving.
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