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By Amy Eley
Prince Charles pulls a pint of draught beer as Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, looks on during a visit to The Bell pub in Purleigh on Jan. 29.ARTHUR EDWARDS / Today

The Royals are letting loose!

Or at least Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, appeared to be during a visit to The Bell, a pub in the English county of Essex on Wednesday.

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and Prince Charles drink beer during a visit to The Bell pub in Purleigh during an official visit to Essex on Jan. 29.Pool / Today

The visit was a stop during their day-long official visit to the area. The pair chatted with the staff and locals who came out to see the royal couple, and Charles even got down and dirty by pouring himself a pint from the beer pumps.

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, samples a pint of draught beer during a visit to The Bell pub in Purleigh on Jan. 29.ARTHUR EDWARDS / Today

Local pubs have a special spot in the prince’s initiatives. He is a patron of Pub is the Hub, a non-profit organization that supports rural pubs, licensees and community services.