# Science / Measuring Beer and Wine

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## Can you name the mostly obsolete measurements used for wine and beer storage and transportation?

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To simplify matters, I have used only the old English imperial units here, excepting the description of the wine bottle clue. Also I threw in a couple of others to make each column have the same number of answers. Hope you enjoy!
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Beer
(A) It comes in these?! I'm getting one.
(B) A newish form of carry-home beer = 4 A
(C) Basic unit of volume = 8 A
(D) Common cask ale container = 9 C
(E) Dutch for 'small cask' = 2 D or ½ F
(F) Made by a cooper = 36 C or 4 D
(G) Aberforth Dumbledore's pub = 1½ F
(H) What you sit on, and take with you. Equivalent of 2 G
(J) Sounds like a measure of weight = 2,048 pints!
Wine
(A) The two most common bottle sizes (750mL/1.5L)
(B) See (C) for beer -- sounds like a 17th cent. ship
(C) 15 B, or more than twice the biggest wine bottle
(D) A little smaller than its counterpart (F) for beer
(E) Rhymes with surname of 14th U.S. President
(F) Identical to (G) for beer (less by 1½ B)
(G) Like (D) for beer, 3 of them make (J)
(H) Edgar Allen Poe's narrator finds 'a ____ of what passes for Amontillado.' This would be like 2 F.
(J) Like (J) for beer, a tad smaller. 2 H

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