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28 Things Everyone Who Has Worked In A Pub Will Understand

There aren't many more important jobs in the country.

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2. But somehow, you work six days a week, because shift work is terrible.

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Getting two days off in a row is usually the result of working 15 straight, so isn't necessarily worth it.


3. You know that if a customer snaps their fingers at you, you are legally allowed to take their shoes, and set them on fire.

5. Almost every branded pint glass is either too wide, too tall, or too stupid to be useful.

"Oh, you've got a goblet? Cool, I'll be over here 'accidentally' dropping every single one of them".


9. Good regulars are intermittently your friends, your co-workers, your bouncers, and complete fucking liabilities.

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They will tell you their problems and moan when their favourite beer runs out, but they'll also help you clear up.

11. You're aware that most of the spirit bottles behind the bar haven't been opened since the last time everyone had a lock-in, and the beer ran out.


No one evens knows what's in most of them, except it really didn't taste nice.

12. When you're at a different bar, you always end up ordering because you can remember the complete order.


Sure, you can't remember anyone's birthday, but "Three Kronenburg, two glasses of prosecco, a white wine, a white wine spritzer, three Honeydews, a gin and tonic, two Deuchars, and a Seafarers?" NO PROBLEM.


21. But at least once a week someone will take a sip of beer and cast aspersions on your line-cleaning ability.

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"Beer doesn't taste how you expect? Probably that mint gum you were just chewing."


26. The only true way to measure the quality of an ale is by how quickly it runs out.


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