hogshead


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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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Large and small hogsheads, barrels, kegs, worn by the misses that go to that lone schoolhouse in the Pinkham Notch.
Author and marketing expert Sally Hogshead spoke about how to attract customers by being fascinating.
The bar was most recently known as The Tavern and before that the House and the Hogshead but for much of its history was known as the Empire and was recorded as such in the 1911 census when it was run by a Miss Mary Bach.
Last week, I attended an industry meeting where one of the speakers, Sally Hogshead, addressed how to make marketing messages fascinating.
Its neighbouring Dundashill Cooperage - which makes 85,000 hogshead casks each year - dates back even further, having been founded in 1770 by John Harvey, originally as a distillery.
Beer barrels held a firkin (nine gallons) or a hogshead (52 1/2 gallons).
They were the Foresters Arms at Wollaston, Stour-bridge' Ye Olde Leathern Bottel, Wednesbury' the Tap and Spile, John Street, Walsall' and the Hogshead and the Shoulder of Mutton, both Wolverhampton.
He said: "The hogshead is not considered to be my property at the moment.
THE Hogshead is currently running an offer of two main courses for pounds 6.
Greene King's chief executive Tim Bridge said he had been impressed by Laurel Neighbourhood, which Laurel is divesting to focus on its high street portfolio, including the Hogshead chain.
But just over an hour earlier, the mood among England fans, including those at the the Hogshead pub in Warwick Street, Leamington, had been very different.