More useful
Web Pages:-

Metric Conversion

SI Units

Numerical Prefixes

Power Notation

Temperature Conversion

Useful Symbols

Clothes Sizes

Paper sizes

Miscellaneous Information

Keyboard Shortcuts

Alcohol Measures

Latin Phrases

Equinoxes and Solstices

Fractions to Decimal

Prime Numbers
(to 1000)


ALCOHOL MEASURES

From To Multiply by
gill(UK) pint 4.0
gill(UK) litres 0.1420
butt hogsheads 2.0
hogshead  US barrels 2.0
hogshead  US gallons 63
hogshead  Imperial gallons 52.5
tun hoggsheads 4
firkin Imperial Gallons 9
firkin barrel (UK) 0.24
firkin litres 40.915

The Hogshead: Traditionally the hogshead equalled differing amounts of ale (48), beer (54), cider (60), oil, honey or wine (63) or molasses (100)

Gill: The US gill is 4 fluid ounces or 180millilitres

The US barrel is less than the UK barrel at 31 US gallons or 117.3 litres. a UK barrel is 36 UK gallons or 163.7 litres.



 read previous | home | search | shop | submit a tip | about | read next

We hope your visit is useful and enjoyable - Remember to bookmark the site - 2015 The Tips Bank.  
E-mail Us
| Link to us | Legal & Disclaimer