I’ve checked the legendary Italian ‘CONI’ cyclists training manual but can find no mention of it.
I’m talking about ‘Kestrel Super Lager’, 9% by volume.
But that was the ‘recovery drink’ of choice of a certain Mick Bradshaw; one of the fastest time testers around in the 70’s and 80’s and 1988 RTTC 50 Mile Time Trial Champion.
‘Legend’ is a word bandied around these days but for this small gentleman from the North East, it’s wholly appropriate.
Here’s what he had to say to VeloVeritas, recently.