Video: 7 Unusual Uses for Beer

With a beer in hand, you can accomplish a surprising number of household tasks.

Many people reach for a bottle of brew to refresh themselves on a hot day. Fewer will crack open a cold one to clean a sink, banish garden pests, or fertilize a lawn. Beer is multifunctional and can be used to accomplish all these tasks and more—while also being your go-to summer drink. Take a look at our video to discover some new and unusual uses for beer. Then give yourself permission to pick up a 6-pack and put some of these tricks to the test.

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