10 Unexpected Beer Hacks

10 Unexpected Beer Hacks | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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Beer is one of the most popular alcoholic drinks in the US. It is consumed almost everywhere you go. People love drinking beer at parties, after a stressful day at work, or just to relax. There’s no denying that it is a favorite. For me, cold beers are more enjoyable when paired with grilled meat. It is absolutely love this combo. I don’t drink a lot, but I surely enjoy a couple of bottles when I am with my friends and family.


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Do you love drinking beer? Turns out it has other uses aside from drinking. Believe it or not, you can use it for your feet or furniture. You can even use it to repel bugs. How amazing is that? I didn’t even know most of these before.  Here are 10 unexpected beer hacks by HGTV Handmade.

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10 Cool Uses for Beer Aside from Drinking

1 – Home foot spa

Add beer to your home foot soak. The yeast softens the skin and the alcohol acts as a natural antiseptic.

2 – Slugs repellent

Fill a jar with beer and plant it in your garden. The slugs will come to it and will not be able to go out.

Unusual Uses For Beer
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3 – Shine gold jewelry

Damp a soft cloth with beer and gently rub your gold jewelry.

4 – Rice flavoring

Add extra flavor to your rice by substituting a dark beer for water.

5 – Rock salt trick

Add a bunch of rock salt to your ice and beer will get cold faster

Cooling Beer Hack
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6 – Paper towel trick

Wrap your beer in two damp paper towels and place in the freezer. It will be chilled in under 10 minutes.

7 – Clean your wooden furniture

Use stale beer to clean and rejuvenate your wooden furniture.

8 – Delicious chili

Add depth to the flavor of your chili by adding a little bit of beer.

9 – Get rid of wasps

Place half empty beer cans around the perimeter of your party. Wasps and other flying insects will fly in and not be able to go out.

10 – Juicy chicken

Open your beer and place on a beer can cage on top of a baking sheet. Place the chicken inside the beer. You can either grill it or put it in the oven.




10 Unexpected Beer Hacks

10 Unexpected Beer Hacks

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