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See under Barrel.

Anglo-American measure for wine and beer or also a barrel type with 119.335 (England) and 119.240 litres (USA). This corresponds to half a hogshead. Barrel is also used as a synonym for barrique barrel in the Anglo-American area, which describes a barrel type with 225 litres. The oil barrel, however, consists of 159 litres. The term "barrel" in winemaking can also mean the wine maturing in barrels, i.e. the barrique maturing, as it is also the case in the German-speaking area with "in Barrique".

In the New World, in connection with fermentation and wine maturation,...

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