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LITRE. A French measure of capacity. It is of the size of a decimetre, or one-tenth part of a cubic metre. It is equal to 61.028 cubic inches. Vide Measure.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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This is not the case in America, Breweries pay a flat rate on literage so a big fat extra stout at 10% will incur the same duty as a 2.8% small beer.
'Wiseman supplies around 110ml to the Scottish mid-market and the profit on this literage is around 3p per litre -giving an operating profit of pounds 3 million,' says broker WestLB Panmure.