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2 o'clock position

Term (two o'clock) for the slightly inclined position of the bunghole in a wine barrel; see below bung,

Closure made of different materials (glass, rubber, wood, ceramic, plastic, silicone) for a barrel, which is inserted into the bunghole. To allow gas to escape or allow ventilation, the bung can also be used loosely or this has a corresponding device (valve), which allows this only in one direction. This is also called Gärspund (see under Gäraufsatz ). In this case, the keg is stored so that the bunghole is...

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