Is there a difference between Draft and Draught when referring to beer?

What is the difference between a Draft Beer System and a Draught Beer System?  Which one is better? Some people are confused by the different spellings and pronunciations of the two words.  However, there are some differences and some similarities as you will see below.

Here is Wikipedia’s take Draft and Draught

Draft or Draught. Wikipedia's take on it.

 

Draft Beer and Draught Beer From a Grammatical perspective

The folks at Writing Explained have this to say about it.

Draught and draft are different spellings of the same word. But, these spellings are used in various parts of the world and at different times.

Draught and draft are different spellings of the same word.

 

Draft Beer and Draught Beer from the Tax and Trade Bureau

Moreover, the TTB (Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau) says this in their Beverage Alcohol Manual which directs how products should be classified, typed and labeled.

TTB beverage classification of Draft and Draught

 

So there you have it:  Now you know! Share it with the community over a Draft or Draught Beer of your own. Ha!