In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It involved lugging bins of scraps, changing kegs of radioactive dishwasher detergent and, worst of all, trying to clean a mountain of pans.
- They wrestled against the back cupboard, knocking a keg of ale to the floor.
- In the early days of quarrying, one-foot holes were made and whole kegs of gunpowder used in blasting.
- One of his examples was the case of a brewer who sold kegs of beer to alehouses on credit but charged a price high enough to cover an interest charge and the risk of default.
- Aside from that there was a large barrel of mead and a keg of fine ale.
- Making butter, salting it, and packing it in wooden kegs for the Honolulu market required skill and ingenuity.
- As to gifts, among those given to Charles was a five-litre keg of muscat brandy, vintage 1996.
- It was a sad day because it was a very old pub with its traditional style of old furniture, beer kegs, liquor bottles, grocery products and photographs.
- The wrong gas system will cause beer inside kegs to go flat or get foamy at the end of every keg.
- Lauren returned with a few bottles of wine and Gregory with a large keg of ale.
- On top of that there were also three kegs of beer.
- With the beer keg now open, the partygoers downed some schnapps and attacked the beer.
- After this it will be stored for conditioning, filtered, then packaged in bottles, cans or kegs.
- It is very difficult to weigh or otherwise measure the contents of a keg of beer to determine consumption.
- Scott had ordered a keg of beer and that was that.
- So I walked into the kitchen and filled up another glass of beer from the keg.
- The owners of this bar have been very good to us, and occasionally even send down kegs of beer in the summer for special parties.
- A keg of beer sat in a shiny galvanized tub in the shade.
- The monthly output of the brewery stands at 20 million bottles, 3 million cans and 80 000 kegs of beer.
- He will know how many pints can be got out of a keg of beer, and what percentage can be attributed to ‘evaporation’.
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