How Many Pints of Beer Make up a Firkin?

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There are 72 pints of beer in a firkin. One firkin is equivalent to 9 gallons and there are 8 pints in a gallon. The use of pints in measurements is believed to have started in the 14th century.
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There are 72 UK pints in a firkin, this is equal to 86.5 US pints. If you order beer in some bars you will be served a pint or half pint in a glass that has been marked to show the right measures. A firkin is also equivalent to 9 UK gallons which is the same as 40.91 litres.
In a firkin, there are about, seventy two pints for ale and beer. It is also equal to nine imperial gallons or a quarter barrel which is about 41 litres. For wine, it is a 1/3 of a Tun which is about 210 gallons.
If you ask for a beer in a (decent) pub, you'll normally be offered a pint or half pint, hopefully of good cask ale, delivered from a hand-pump on the bar, and served in a glass which has been officially marked to show the appropriate measure. The casks normally made of metal today, no longer wood, normally come in two sizes - the 9 gallon firkin and the 18 gallon kilderkin. One Firkin is 9 Gallons and there are 8 pints of beer in a gallon.
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