What To Do With All The Leftover Beer

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Had a rager party at your place last night? Now you’ve got a friend too drunk to move who stayed over, and shit ton of beer you’ve got no idea what to do with!

We can’t help you with your hung-over friend who’s gorging down all the food at your place and trying every possible hangover remedy, but we definitely know how to solve your issue of ‘leftover beer’. I mean you could always put away a few for a chill session with your lads.

But what about the ones you simply don’t like. The one that a friend’s friend got? Well, why not put these unwanted beers to a good use rather than just throwing them away or stuffing them in a cabinet only to be forgotten.

 Make Beer Batter

Do you know what the key to an awesome fish & chips recipe is? It’s a good beer batter. All you gotta do is combine 1 cup of all-purpose flour, 1 beaten egg, 1 teaspoon of garlic powder, and a ½ teaspoon of ground black pepper in a small mixing bowl. Then stir in 1 to 1 ½ cups of beer until you obtain your desired texture.

 Scrumptious Sausages

Sausages taste a thousand times better when cooked in beer. Just simmer the sausages in leftover beer for say 15 minutes and then if you want you could toss them over the grill for the grill marks and smoky flavour.

Voluminous Hair

It isn’t a myth friends, beer contains Vitamin B and natural sugars that add body and shine to your hair. On top of that it even acts as a natural conditioner. Simply pour a can or bottle of beer into a glass, and allow it to go flat and warm. Shampoo your hair as usual and then pour the warm beer and rinse thoroughly. Then wash your hair with cold water.


The slightly acidic nature of beer makes it a great on-hand tenderiser. You can use it as a base for your marinade and add salt and seasoning according to your taste.

 Treat Stubborn Stains

 Got a hideous coffee stain on your favourite sofa? Quickly, do a colour test in an area which isn’t visible, then if it’s all good, pour light beer on the stain blot and repeat.

Polish Gold Jewellery

Just drop your gold jewellery into a dish of beer rather than cleaning them with store bought chemical-based cleaner. Remove your gold jewellery from the dish filled with beer and clean them to a gorgeous sheen with a dry cloth.

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