beer is both singular and plural. it is incorrect to say beers. if i walked into a bar and there were several BEER on the wall, then i would say look at all the beer. if i ordered two beer i would say to beer or bottleS of beer. the word beers with an s is slang not proper and needs to be taken out of the dictionaries.
- While you would be correct to say that the fluid beer is uncountable (doesn't have a plural), That crate contains plenty of beer., one specific drink of beer (also, perhaps confusingly, referred to as a "beer") can be plural, "That crate still has twenty beers". Conrad.Irwin 14:42, 22 July 2008 (UTC)
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Rfv-sense (Chinese English) Any alcoholic beverage. --Porelmundo 19:33, 22 April 2011 (UTC)
- All I have to say is WTF? It is true that "wine" often refers to any alcoholic beverage in Chinese logic but not beer. ---> Tooironic 22:41, 23 April 2011 (UTC)
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- Cited. — Ungoliant (falai) 00:25, 21 August 2014 (UTC)
Could it be possible that the Old English word of "beer" could possibly be from Old Dutch "*bior" or reborrowed by Middle Dutch like the Wagen(dutch) -> Wagon(english) -> Wagon(dutch)?