Puncheon (unit)

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Puncheon was a British unit for beer, wines and spirits.[1] It was also an American unit of capacity for wine.[2]
Also refer English wine cask units

Definition[edit]

70-120 gallons [1]

US unit of capacity for wine[edit]

84 gallons[2]

Conversion[edit]

1 puncheon = 70-120 gallons[1]

1 puncheon = 0.318-0.546 m3[1]

US unit of capacity for wine[edit]

1 puncheon = 4/3 Hogshead[2]

1 puncheon = 84 gallons[2]

1 puncheon = 0.317974589856 m3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Cardarelli, F. (2003). Encyclopaedia of Scientific Units, Weights and Measures. Their SI Equivalences and Origins. London: Springer. p. 46. ISBN 978-1-4471-1122-1. 
  2. ^ a b c d Cardarelli, F. (2003). Encyclopaedia of Scientific Units, Weights and Measures. Their SI Equivalences and Origins. London: Springer. p. 49. ISBN 978-1-4471-1122-1.