For the unaware, beer can be used as a skin conditioner. No, applying it straight to your body won’t work. Fill up your bath tub with water, empty a bottle of beer, and lounge in it for a good conditioning session. This will soothe your skin and condition it in all the right ways.
This one has caught on like wild fire the world over, and beer has suddenly replaced buttermilk as a marinating base. Beer has all the acidic qualities and the right tinge of taste needed to enhance the meat’s flavor, and pouring it all over your barbecue coal makes it even better than it already is!
Have loads of flattened beer from last night’s party? Don’t throw it away. Leave it out in the open, completely flatten it out and use it as a solution to polish your furniture. Beer acts as the perfect polisher to make your wooden furniture shine and glisten as good as new. It can also be used to polish your gold jewellery. Beer tends to wash away the layer of dirt and muck that forms over the jewellery effectively.
Beer is a yeast product, which also happens to be a very good fertilizer. Pour the leftover beer into your garden and do your plants some good. It acts as a natural fertilizer without any harmful chemicals, and gives enough oxidants and other vital elements needed for your plants’ nourishment.
One of the most widely known uses of beer is its hair softening ability. Take your flat beer and pour it over your head while slowly massaging it, like a shampoo, and you’ll find your hair glistening and fluffy in no time. There are beer shampoos available in the market, but we would recommend you to do it the old-school way and stick to your bottled one!
A perfect substitute for your baking powder, add beer to your batter, make a good mixture, and dip the chicken and let it fry! The beer adds its distinctive flavour, and makes for a good crispy crust that we crave for over our fried muchies. Club this with the beer marinate and you very well have a party-winning starter right there!
A relatively less-known use, but one of the most important, beer can be used to cure an upset stomach. The alcohol in the beer acts as an anaesthetic to ease the pain and let your body do the repairing without worrying you too much. A word of caution, though, don’t use this in case of gastric problems, it does not help.