Hogshead is described as a wooden barrel with a capacity of approximately 250 liters, used in Scotland for aging whisky.

It is usually constructed from shooked, bourbon-whiskey barrels, of 52 gallons capacity, by using additional staves and larger heads and hoops.

Ref: 124339/2006-10-07

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