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See under Barrel.

Anglo-American measure for wine and beer or a type of barrel with 119.335 (England) and 119.240 litres (USA). This corresponds to half a Hogshead. In the Anglo-American world, however, barrel is also used as a synonym for barrique barrel, 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 ageing of wine in a barrel, i.e. barrique age ing, as is the case in German-speaking countries with "aged in barrique".

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