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The Perfect Publican

Read this in the Summer 2011 edition of the newsletter of the Heart of Staffordshire Branch of CAMRA, Beer at Heart, while enjoying a pint of Bathams Bitter in the sunshine yesterday & thought I’d share it: A Publican must be a Democrat, an Autocrat, an Acrobat, a Doormat. He must be able to entertain Prime Ministers, Pick-pockets, Pirates, Philanthropists and Police. He must be on both sides of the Political Fence, a Footballer, Golfer, Tennis Player, Darts Champion and Pigeon Fancier. He has to settle arguments and fights, he must be a Qualified Boxer, Wrestler, Weightlifter, Sprinter and Peacemaker. He must always look [...]