Examples of hogshead in a Sentence
the ship's hold carried 164 hogsheads of molasses
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Heavy first brought Guinness to America, when, on Oct. 16, 1817, eight hogsheads of Guinness porter were delivered to him somewhere in South Carolina.
The king and his guests consumed 27 hogsheads of wine, 400 head of pork, 3,000 fowl, 15,000 herring, 10,000 eels, 100 pounds of almonds, two pounds of spices and 66 pounds of pepper.
The Layover: Amsterdam and BangkokThe Reward: Laphroaig the 1815 Legacy EditionIt's aged in both oversized hogsheads and bourbon barrels, lending fruit notes to a Scotch already potent with smoke aromas.
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