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hogshead

1. a unit of capacity, used esp for alcoholic beverages. It has several values, being 54 imperial gallons in the case of beer and 52.5 imperial gallons in the case of wine
2. a large cask used for shipment of wines and spirits
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He sees no difference between a customer ordering beer from the Hogs Head Internet store to be delivered to his home in Georgia and the same customer visiting the actual store, buying the beer and taking it home.
And don't forget to stay at the Hogs Head Inn (prop; R Northumberland) - keep it local
Bars to sign up to the scheme include: The Office, Wood Street; Yates, Queens Square and Concert Square; Hogs Head, North John Street; The Blob Shop, Great Charlotte Street; Baa Baa, Concert Square; Baa Baa, Myrtle Street; Bumper, Hardman Street and Modo, Fleet Street.