Originally shared by Smitty 777

Spitfire with Kegs of Ale underwing. Johnny Johnson reports that they used to ferry these kegs across the channel to the troops in the later part of WWII. According to him, “… the ale didn’t seem to suffer any ill effects” from the flight.

Just keeping the “unusual ordnance” thread going (thanks for the Skyraider post “nobodycallsmechicken” Yamato)

More: http://spitfiresite.com/2012/01/modification-xxx-beer-carrying-spitfires.html