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addaword.gifdefinition of zythology

noun
The study of beer and beer-making, including the role particular ingredients play in the brewing process. A zythologist is a student and connoisseur of beer who possess knowledge of ingredients, pouring techniques and beer pairings. [From Greek zythos (beer) and logos (study)]
I’m a zythologist, and I can tell you what beer will pair best with a nice steak dinner.
Submitted by: Andrew Hamilton from United States on 16/11/2010 18:51:00
Definition of zythology from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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