- The word 'Presently' doesn't sound right in that context. Omit it.
- Note the spelling here, a mug of
- Instead of 'he was given a rude reply', which is fine, you could try, he was met with a rude reply
- If you want, you could use more colloquial-sounding phrases here:
- the guy who owned the beer instead of 'the victim'
- the guy who nicked the beer or the beer thief instead of 'the robber'
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