Bitter

• (v. t.) Mournful; sad; distressing; painful; pitiable. • (n.) Any substance that is bitter. See Bitters. • (v. t.) Causing, or fitted to cause, pain or distress to the mind; calamitous; poignant. • (v. t.) Characterized by sharpness, severity, or cruelty; harsh; stern; virulent; as, bitter reproach. • (v. t.) Causing pain...
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bitter

1. Having a peculiar, acrid, biting taste, like that of wormwood or an infusion of hops; as, a bitter medicine; bitter as aloes. ... 2. Causing pain or smart; piercing; painful; sharp; severe; as, a bitter cold day. ... 3. Causing, or fitted to cause, pain or distress to the mind; calamitous; poignant. 'It is an evil thing and bitter, that thou has...
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bitter

adjective expressive of severe grief or regret; `shed bitter tears`
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Bitter

[beer] Bitter is an English term for pale ale. Bitters vary in colour from gold to dark amber and in strength from 3% to 7% alcohol by volume. ==Style== Bitter belongs to the pale ale style and can have a great variety of strength, flavour and appearance from dark amber to a golden summer ale. It can go under 3% abv - known as Boys Bitter -...
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Bitter

Bit'ter adjective [ Anglo-Saxon biter ; akin to Goth. baitrs , Icelandic bitr , Dan., Swedish , D., & German bitter , Old Saxon bittar , from root of English bite . See Bite , transitive verb ] 1. Having a peculiar, a...
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Bitter

Bit'ter noun [ See Bitts .] (Nautical) AA turn of the cable which is round the bitts. Bitter end , that part of a cable which is abaft the bitts, and so within board, when the ship rides at anchor.
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Bitter

Bit'ter transitive verb To make bitter. Wolcott.
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Bitter

A basic taste characterized by solution of quinine, caffeine, and certain other alkaloids. Perceived
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Bitter

A basic taste in wine usually associated with excess tannin or stem contact.
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Bitter

A characteristic of over-extracted brews (too little coffee at too fine a grind) as well as over-roasted coffees, and those with various taste defects; it is a harsh, unpleasant tasted detected towards the back of the tongue. Dark roasts are intentionally bitter.
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Bitter

A solution of bitter, often aromatic, plant products used as a mild tonic. These herbs reduce toxins, destroy infection, high fever, heat, fever in blood, internal fever, heated liver, much thirst, sweating, inflammation, and infection. Examples
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Bitter

A style of ale which originated in England. Typically pale to copper colored, with a pronounced hop character. Some people consider bitter to be synonymous with pale ale.
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bitter

a taste sensation largely caused by tannins that is sensed on the back of the tongue.
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Bitter

An acrid aftertaste that signifies the fruit of immature vines or overabundant tannin.
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bitter

An unpleasant taste usually perceived at the back of the mouth after the wine is swallowed. Bitterness is usually caused by the accidental extraction of small molecular weight tannins from the skins and (particularly) seeds during the maceration stage of red winemaking.
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Bitter

An unpleasant, biting flavor
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Bitter

Bitter is a taste sensation caused by stimulation of the gustatory nerve.
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Bitter

Bitter is an English style of draught ale beer traditionally served in pubs but also supplied prepacked in tins and bottles.
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Bitter

Bitterness of hops or malt husks; sensation on back of tongue.
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Bitter

Herbs that taste bitter act as stimulating tonics for the digestive system. Barberry, Blessed Thistle, Buckthorn, Burdock, Cascara Sagrada, Chamomile, Golden Seal, Osha, Quassia, Wormwood.
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bitter

One of the six taste sensations (Next greasy. salty. angry. sweet. umami ), which is perceived in the rear portion of the tongue over a large area (colloquially becomes in the context of a wine description also hantig used). The taste buds for bitter are many thousands of times more sensitive than those for sweet. This was especially important in t...
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Bitter

Sharp or tangy flavor produced by the hops. Without a bitter taste, beer has no zest.
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Bitter

Subjective tasting term. Bitterness usually comes from excessive tannin in wine and is sensed by taste buds along the sides of the tongue at the extreme back.
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Bitter

Subjective tasting term. Bitterness usually refers to tannin in wine and is sensed by taste buds along the sides of the tongue near the extreme back of the tongue.
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Bitter

Subjective tasting term. Bitterness usually refers to tannin in wine and is sensed by taste buds along the sides of the tongue in the extreme rear.
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