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Re: Speckled Hen Lore

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Subject: Re: Speckled Hen Lore
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2002 09:41:00 -0700
on 4/18/02 4:47 AM, Bob Howard at wrote:

> It's said that the lads at the MG plant would lift a pint of OSH at the
> end of a working day. Some suggest that they did it at lunch too.
> Yes, it is available in the USA, and their habits are worth continuing.
> The cans have a plastic sphere inside. Does anyone know its purpose?
> Bob
Guinness and Boddington's have the same "widget". It seems to pressurize the
beer when you open the can, making it flow like draught beer, or something.
At any rate it behaves totally differently from fizzy American canned beer.
Which you'd expect, anyway, not being rice swill with added chemical foaming


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the primer red one with chrome wires

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