We asked you, the customer/reader/boss which quote you wanted over the bar in the Westbridge. An astonishing 210 replies to our surveymonkey.com yielded only one winner:
"No soldier can fight unless he is properly fed on beef and beer." -John Churchill, First Duke of Marlborough
And, in order, the runners up were:
2. "Dost thou think, because thou art virtuous, there will be no more cakes and ale?" -Sir Toby Belch from Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night
3. "Home of the Third" (me)
4. "Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." -Benjamin Franklin
5. "Make sure that the beer - four pints a week - goes to the troops under fire before any of the parties in the rear get a drop." -Winston Churchill to his Secretary of War
...with the wooden spoon going to Abe Lincoln: "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts, and beer."