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    Posted: 07 Feb 20 at 11:24pm
My fave draught beer is Timothy Taylors Landlord, in cans, Pedigree or Ruddles County*. The problem with most cans is they are 'draught flow'. 'Bottle conditioned' beers are inevitable different from draught or canned as the final fermentation is in the bottle. I may be a philistine but I actually prefer non-draughtflow cans to bottle conditioned beer. Good, well kept, draught is unbeatable though.

* Nowt wrong with Doom Bar mind you


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Just had 'Doom bar' on draught for first time, you wouldn't think it was same drink compared with bottles and cans.
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Because it is a relatively natural product not a chemical full of preservatives. Needs a good cellar man and a thirsty crew to keep it fresh
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Why does draught beer taste better ?
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Our ‘winkies’ (a boiler suit made from thick gagoole material) weren’t  water proof so a few stitches in the butt area didn’t affect performance. We invented layering, double trackie bottoms under the winky.  Who needed wet suit boots, we had pumps, certainly lasted longer than a few premium brands I could mention. Buoyancy aid, manually inflating life jacket. 

But the coolest thing on a the planet, GP14 that had a golf club shaft, not a piece of wood, as a tiller extension.

In hindsight it is perplexing that the sport grew in these days of black and white TV 
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They appear to remain attached 

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How did yellow wellies stay on ? Never seen a pair.
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Above my desk as I type I look at a rather unfortunate 40 year old photo of me sailing a Laser in said yellow wellies, Number One stretch suit and protecting my Holt buoyancy aid and Javlin wetsuit underneath.  

I also had more hair then, and an unfortunate taste in glasses.
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Then course, where have they all gone.. yellow wellies?
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Musto heavy jacket (had to take to the waters edge and walk on it for a while)
Number 1 stretch suits (matched to your spinnaker)
Flotherchoc buoyancy aids (minimalist once you had burst all the floats)
Holt buoyancy aid (in purple - suits you sir)
Dunlop Magisters
Musto boots
Smiths sailing stopwatches (in rubber around the neck case)
Javlin two piece wetsuit 
Javlin fleece jackets that pilled
Alpha Mackenzie trapeze harnesses
An unfortunate purple tank top ...

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