Yes there are other uses for beer apart from quenching thirst, supplying a valid reason to hold an Oktoberfest or ensuring fasting monks could stay awake, and here is one:

'Blumengiessen auf Bairish'. Watering Window Boxes the Bavarian Way. After all in Bavaria beer is officially considered a food, even for growing plants obviously.

Window boxes and balcony gardens are a passion in Germany and, with or without the addition of beer, planning for the coming season and its Blumenschmuck is already in full swing.

Germany's Blumenkasten Culture and Balcony Lifestyle
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