Pubs started to become an overrated experience when the piano moved out, the one-armed bandit moved in, and the price of a drink moved up through the roof. I rarely go in one unless I need to get out of the rain. However, the domestic front parlour and a jovial set of bring-your-own-bottle-type friends and musicians could be due for a major comeback. According to the press, the average time people spend watching television has been in decline for some time. It's just that the brewing industry has not noticed that yet.