beer and ale gallon


beer and ale gallon
   see ale gallon.

Dictionary of units of measurement. 2015.

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  • ale gallon —    a traditional unit of liquid volume in Britain and the U.S., the ale gallon was equal to 282 cubic inches (4.6212 liters) or about 1.2208 U.S.liquid gallon (1.0165 British Imperial gallon). Standardized in the sixteenth century under Queen… …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • Assize of Bread and Ale — The Assize of Bread and Ale ( la. Assisa panis et cervisiæ) was a 13th century statute (assize) in late medieval English law that set standards of quality, measurement, and pricing for bakers and brewers. This statute is usually attributed to act …   Wikipedia

  • Gallon — The gallon is a measure of volume. Historically it has had many different definitions, but there are three definitions in current use. There is the imperial gallon (≈ 4.546 l) which is used in the United Kingdom[1] and is in semi… …   Wikipedia

  • gallon — (gal)    1. a traditional unit of liquid volume, derived from the Roman galeta, which originally meant a pailful. Gallons of various sizes have been used in Europe ever since Roman times. In the United States, the liquid gallon is legally defined …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • Beer in England — Traditional beer pump English beer has a long history and traditions that are distinct from most other beer brewing countries. Beer was the first alcoholic drink to be produced in England, and has been brewed continuously since prehistoric… …   Wikipedia

  • beer — /bear/, n. 1. an alcoholic beverage made by brewing and fermentation from cereals, usually malted barley, and flavored with hops and the like for a slightly bitter taste. 2. any of various beverages, whether alcoholic or not, made from roots,… …   Universalium

  • Beer — /bear/, n. Thomas, 1889 1940, U.S. author. * * * I Alcoholic beverage made usually from malted barley, flavoured with hops, and brewed by slow fermentation. Known from ancient times, beer was especially common in northern climates not conducive… …   Universalium

  • Beer in Scotland — This article is about beer produced in Scotland. For the style of beer, see Scotch ale. The Caledonian Brewery in Edinburgh Beer has been produced in Scotland for approximately 5,000 years.[1] The Celtic tradition of using bittering herbs… …   Wikipedia

  • Cask ale — or cask conditioned beer is the term for unfiltered and unpasteurised beer which is conditioned (including secondary fermentation) and served from a cask, usually without additional nitrogen or carbon dioxide pressure. Cask ale may also be… …   Wikipedia

  • Comparison of the imperial and US customary measurement systems — Both the imperial and United States customary systems of measurement derive from earlier English systems used in the Middle Ages, that were the result of a combination of the local Anglo Saxon units inherited from German tribes and roman units… …   Wikipedia

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