Contact Us

Five Things You Can Do With Beer, Besides Drink It

Flickr

 

The average adult in America drinks about 21 GALLONS of beer a year. Just to put that in perspective, we drink about 19 gallons of COFFEE a year.

So here’s  a list of five OTHER things you can do with beer . . . not that you ever would.

#1.) Clean Jewelry. According to ModernMan.com, you can soak gold jewelry in LIGHT BEER before you polish it. Apparently the acid in beer helps get it clean.

#2.) Kill Slugs, Snails, Fruit Flies, and Cockroaches. Slugs, snails, and cockroaches are attracted to the smell. Fruit flies are attracted to the glycerol, which is created by yeast when the beer’s fermenting. (–Of course, there’s also a chance you’ll just attract ANTS.)

#3.) Loosen Rusty Bolts and Screws. The carbonation in beer can supposedly help break down the rust. With that said . . . if you have WD-40 in the garage, don’t waste your beer.

#4.) Clean Wood Furniture. Not ANY kind of beer works though. It has to be a darkish ALE, and you have to let it go flat first. You’re supposed to rub it on the wood with a cloth, then use another cloth to dry it.

It should help restore the color, and give the wood more of a polished look.

#5.) Cleanse Your Skin. The yeast and other ingredients in beer can actually EXFOLIATE your skin. The downside is . . . you smell like you’re hammered.

More Local News

Latest Music News

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://hot1047.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Hot 104.7 - Today's Hottest Music in Sioux Falls, SD quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on Hot 104.7 - Today's Hottest Music in Sioux Falls, SD quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!