Lepoard Brewery 1955

Original digital file

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Description

Filling Wooden Kegs in 1955

A variety of keg sizes were filled, including a pin (4.5 gallons), a firkin (9 gallons), a kilderkin (18 gallons), a hogshead (54 gallons) and a Butt (108 gallons). “Barrels” were also used (36 gallons) before the introduction of metric measurement. Volumes are now measured in hectolitres (100 litres, approximately 22 gallons).

Location

Hastings

Format of the original

Calendar photo, published in 1993

Accession number

535/1552/38497

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