Bochka


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Bochka

A Russian unit of liquid volume approximately equivalent to 492 liters. It was rendered obsolete when the Soviet Union began to use the metric system in 1924.
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Stary Melnik and Zolotaya Bochka are Russians' favorite beers.
In Russia, Coca-Cola created and bottled Krushka & Bochka Kvass in 2008, based on a traditional Russian recipe.
More and better food and the appearance of colorful beer bars, especially the ubiquitous Zolotaya Bochka ("Golden Barrel") chain, are likely to change this stereotype.