The UK ale barrel has legally been 36 (Imperial) gallons for many hundred years, but was supplemented with 30 gallon ” Beer ” barrels for hopped beer when it was introduced in about 1400 AD from the Continent, and later 34 gallon barrels were briefly required for intermediate strength beer in the 1700’s.
Beer Barrel to Case Conversion Table
According to PHB, p. 110, a Barrel weighs 30lbs . empty, and holds 10 cubic feet of liquid.
1/2 barrel = 15.5 gallons = 124 pints = 165 12oz bottles – (Full Size Keg ) 1/4 barrel = 7.75 gallons = 62 pints = 83 12oz bottles (Pony Keg )
A quarter barrel, more commonly known as pony keg , is a beer vessel containing approximately 7.75 U.S. gallons (29.33 liters) of fluid. It is half the size of the standard beer keg and equivalent to a quarter of a barrel.
This is what most people know as “a keg,” but the half barrel name throws them off. One of these has 15.5 gallons of beer in it. That means you can get 165 12 oz. beers from it, or 124 16 oz.
about 90-120 days
Basic, domestic draft beers like Budweiser, Coors, and Miller are much cheaper than microbrews and craft beers — a keg of Budweiser is around $100, while something like Dogfish Head is twice that. But even if that keg costs you a couple hundred bucks, it’s still pretty cheap when you think about the cost per drink.
Industry Standard Bottle
approximately 8.3 pounds
But, to give you an average figure, a U.S. gallon of gasoline weighs about 6 pounds according to the Science and Technology Desk Reference. For comparison, a U.S. gallon of water weighs about 8.4 pounds .