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Here’s the list. My HTML isn’t up to a table.

  • Quarter 18.75 cl  1/4 bottle
  • Half-Bottle 37.5cl 1/2 bottle
  • Bottle 75cl 1 bottle
  • Magnum 1.5l 2 bottles
  • Jeroboam 3l 4 bottles
  • Rehoboam 4.5l 6 bottles
  • Methuselah 6l 8 bottles
  • Salmanazar 9l 12 bottles
  • Balthazar 12l 16 bottles
  • Nebuchadnezzar 15l 20 bottles

Champagne Magic <link> also has a mnemonic for remembering these big bottle sizes is:

My Judy Really Makes Splendid Belching Noises

Updated: And here’s an explanation of where the names come from. <link>

In summary, we know a very little about the “how” and the “why”, and nothing at all about the “who”; just a hint to explain why the various names were chosen for the different sizes.”


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