One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of beer or cider) ready to be drawn from a barrel or tank; not bottled or canned.
on draught, cask-conditioned, real-ale, from barrels, not bottled, not cannedView synonyms
- ‘Beck's introduced its beer on draught for a trial period but it was not a great success, partly because the brand has suffered from a lack of heavyweight advertising support.’
- ‘Irish sales of Heineken beers on draught have slowed in the past six months, as drinkers switch to off-sales products.’
- ‘As well as your standard Stella, John Smiths Smooth, Guinness and Budweiser on draught it also has San Miguel, plenty of bottles if that's what you prefer, and a decent wine list.’
- ‘Catering for the area's ever-growing number of up and coming professionals, there is a wonderful wine list including top champagnes and Freedom organic beer on draught.’
- ‘The ale will be unveiled at the trust's own beer festival next month before going on general sale, on draught, in local pubs.’
- ‘Pivo is the best bar in Edinburgh with great beer on draught.’
- ‘A beer celebrating the life of Arkell's Brewery chairman Peter Arkell is being sold on draught as well as from bottles.’
- ‘Tennant's, for example, is supplying Labatt's beer on draught as a replacement to Carlsberg.’
- ‘There are four beers on draught and the selection will change regularly to bring members the best from around the world.’
- ‘In a pub, where the beer is on draught, most servers will be happy to let you have a taste of a brand that's new to you.’
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