There are 31 pitchers of beer in a half-barrel, assuming one pitcher is 64 ounces, and one barrel is 31 gallons. One gallon is 128 ounces, so a half-barrel is 1,984 ounces of beer. There are 62 small pitchers in one half-barrel of beer if a small pitcher is 32 ounces; a half-barrel is equivalent to 165 bottles of beer at 12 ounces each.Know More
As of 2014, fractional portions of barrels that can be legally sold in the United States include whole barrels, halves, thirds, quarters, sixths, eighths, 5 gallons, 30 liters and 50 liters. For tax purposes, beer amounts are calculated to five decimal places.
A keg is generally an amount of beer less than one barrel. As of 2014, the largest keg size sold in the United States is a half barrel. Keg sizes are also available in quarter-barrel and one-sixth-barrel, or 7.75 and 5.17 gallons, respectively. Half-barrel kegs weigh 161 pounds and are usually 16 inches across. Keg weights vary slightly between manufacturers.
Kegs are served under pressure, either from flexible pipes on the top or from spigots on the bottom. Kegs allow beer to be served fresher, as opposed to from a bottle that may be older. Kegs stored at home are put in a special refrigeration unit called a kegerator.Learn more in Measurements
There are five fifths in a gallon, and 2.5 fifths in half a gallon. A fifth is a unit of measurement formerly used in the United States for distilled beverages.Full Answer >
There are 248 8-ounce servings, or cups, of beer in a U.S. keg, or 15.5-gallon half barrel. The 7.75-gallon quarter barrel, or pony keg, contains 124 cups of beer, and the 5.16-gallon sixth barrel, or torpedo keg, contains 82 cups of beer.Full Answer >
A standard-size barrel filled with the most common oils (petroleum oil, crude oil or diesel fuel oils) weighs between 125 and 140 pounds. However, the weight of a barrel of oil varies based on the type of oil in the barrel and the size of the barrel.Full Answer >
On a standard track, 200 meters covers roughly half of a full lap around the track. The 200-meter race is a common track event across all levels of competition, as most organizations utilize metric measurements on standard tracks.Full Answer >