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Why You’re Never Too Old For a Shower Beer

Why You’re Never Too Old For a Shower Beer

A shower beer is always a good idea

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You don’t have to be in college to enjoy it.

Let’s face it, college kids will find any excuse to drink. Whether it’s homecoming, Greek week, tailgating for a football game, or counting down the days until the end of the school year, if it seems worth celebrating — let the drinking commence.

Nevertheless, there’s one thing college kids are using as an excuse that’s particularly unique: showering. Yes, you read that right. The shower beer has actually become a thing.

The shower beer is ideal for college students because it jumpstarts the pregame process — which saves time and money (two things that college kids tend to be limited to.)

That being said, getting ahead on your pregame is a great reason to love the shower beer, but it’s not the only reason. In fact, we believe there are plenty of reasons to have a shower beer every once and a while, and not all of them have to do with college. Beer lovers everywhere, rejoice! There are plenty of reasons the shower beer is for beer drinkers of all ages.

You Save Money

Just because you’re college days are over doesn’t mean you can’t save a buck or two on drinks — you’re never too old to save money.

Ahead of the Game

Who says that classes take up more time than a 9 to 5? We’re all short on time, and drinking a beer in the shower will always get you ahead, especially if you missed early happy hour because you got stuck at work.

It Keeps You Organized

Ok, maybe we are reaching here, but have you ever bought a six pack of beer and found yourself constantly moving around the leftovers from shelf to shelf in your fridge to accommodate? A shower beer is the perfect opportunity for you to sip down on that lone-beer in the refrigerator that’s been begging to be sipped.

Have we yet to convince you about the shower beer? Check out more reasons we believe everyone should love it.

The accompanying slideshow is provided by Jess Novak.


Golden Oldies to conquer beer can regatta

A group of Magnetic Island seniors prove you're never too old to get on board a boat built of beer cans.

Men's Shed members take the Golden Oldies for a test run ahead of the beer can regatta. Patrick Collins says attendance at shed meetings has increased since the boat building project began (supplied :)

The Magnetic Island Men's Shed entry into this year's Bay Dayz festival beer can regatta was always going to be something special.

Constructed by a team of builders that include a retired ship's pilot, naval officer and a carpenter, the vessel 'Golden Oldies' is made of thousands of beer cans donated by friends, clubs and pubs.

"And you should see the arguments that it caused!" said shed president Patrick Collins.

"Discussions as to where this should go and where that should go, who has messed up this and who has messed up that."

It's not all about building boats

The project has attracted a lot of interest and attendance at the shed's bi-weekly sessions has been up since the boat building started.

The vessel may be the catalyst for the congregation, but the shed is a vital forum for the men to develop a sense of community and find meaning in their lives says Patrick.

"A lot of us have had jobs that were fairly demanding and when you retire you have gone from being a rooster to a feather duster and possibly losing all of your feathers!" he said.

"It builds their esteem and gives them a reason for facing the world each morning."

The shed's membership come from a generation that were not raised on computers says Patrick, which makes the experience of living in an isolated community more challenging.

"Everything now is done with computers all our banking is done with computers. therefore we run computer classes down there with our members so we can bring them up to speed," he said.

Ready to race

The regatta team took the Golden Oldies vessel out for a test run ahead of next month's competition, to test its seaworthiness and to consider placement of stabilisers.

Patrick thinks the vessel will do well but the group are prioritising fun over performance.

"We don't need to win anything, we have won it in making the boat and getting the boys together to do it," he said.

The Beer Can Regatta will be held as part of Magnetic Island's Bay Dayz festival on September 7.


Golden Oldies to conquer beer can regatta

A group of Magnetic Island seniors prove you're never too old to get on board a boat built of beer cans.

Men's Shed members take the Golden Oldies for a test run ahead of the beer can regatta. Patrick Collins says attendance at shed meetings has increased since the boat building project began (supplied :)

The Magnetic Island Men's Shed entry into this year's Bay Dayz festival beer can regatta was always going to be something special.

Constructed by a team of builders that include a retired ship's pilot, naval officer and a carpenter, the vessel 'Golden Oldies' is made of thousands of beer cans donated by friends, clubs and pubs.

"And you should see the arguments that it caused!" said shed president Patrick Collins.

"Discussions as to where this should go and where that should go, who has messed up this and who has messed up that."

It's not all about building boats

The project has attracted a lot of interest and attendance at the shed's bi-weekly sessions has been up since the boat building started.

The vessel may be the catalyst for the congregation, but the shed is a vital forum for the men to develop a sense of community and find meaning in their lives says Patrick.

"A lot of us have had jobs that were fairly demanding and when you retire you have gone from being a rooster to a feather duster and possibly losing all of your feathers!" he said.

"It builds their esteem and gives them a reason for facing the world each morning."

The shed's membership come from a generation that were not raised on computers says Patrick, which makes the experience of living in an isolated community more challenging.

"Everything now is done with computers all our banking is done with computers. therefore we run computer classes down there with our members so we can bring them up to speed," he said.

Ready to race

The regatta team took the Golden Oldies vessel out for a test run ahead of next month's competition, to test its seaworthiness and to consider placement of stabilisers.

Patrick thinks the vessel will do well but the group are prioritising fun over performance.

"We don't need to win anything, we have won it in making the boat and getting the boys together to do it," he said.

The Beer Can Regatta will be held as part of Magnetic Island's Bay Dayz festival on September 7.


Golden Oldies to conquer beer can regatta

A group of Magnetic Island seniors prove you're never too old to get on board a boat built of beer cans.

Men's Shed members take the Golden Oldies for a test run ahead of the beer can regatta. Patrick Collins says attendance at shed meetings has increased since the boat building project began (supplied :)

The Magnetic Island Men's Shed entry into this year's Bay Dayz festival beer can regatta was always going to be something special.

Constructed by a team of builders that include a retired ship's pilot, naval officer and a carpenter, the vessel 'Golden Oldies' is made of thousands of beer cans donated by friends, clubs and pubs.

"And you should see the arguments that it caused!" said shed president Patrick Collins.

"Discussions as to where this should go and where that should go, who has messed up this and who has messed up that."

It's not all about building boats

The project has attracted a lot of interest and attendance at the shed's bi-weekly sessions has been up since the boat building started.

The vessel may be the catalyst for the congregation, but the shed is a vital forum for the men to develop a sense of community and find meaning in their lives says Patrick.

"A lot of us have had jobs that were fairly demanding and when you retire you have gone from being a rooster to a feather duster and possibly losing all of your feathers!" he said.

"It builds their esteem and gives them a reason for facing the world each morning."

The shed's membership come from a generation that were not raised on computers says Patrick, which makes the experience of living in an isolated community more challenging.

"Everything now is done with computers all our banking is done with computers. therefore we run computer classes down there with our members so we can bring them up to speed," he said.

Ready to race

The regatta team took the Golden Oldies vessel out for a test run ahead of next month's competition, to test its seaworthiness and to consider placement of stabilisers.

Patrick thinks the vessel will do well but the group are prioritising fun over performance.

"We don't need to win anything, we have won it in making the boat and getting the boys together to do it," he said.

The Beer Can Regatta will be held as part of Magnetic Island's Bay Dayz festival on September 7.


Golden Oldies to conquer beer can regatta

A group of Magnetic Island seniors prove you're never too old to get on board a boat built of beer cans.

Men's Shed members take the Golden Oldies for a test run ahead of the beer can regatta. Patrick Collins says attendance at shed meetings has increased since the boat building project began (supplied :)

The Magnetic Island Men's Shed entry into this year's Bay Dayz festival beer can regatta was always going to be something special.

Constructed by a team of builders that include a retired ship's pilot, naval officer and a carpenter, the vessel 'Golden Oldies' is made of thousands of beer cans donated by friends, clubs and pubs.

"And you should see the arguments that it caused!" said shed president Patrick Collins.

"Discussions as to where this should go and where that should go, who has messed up this and who has messed up that."

It's not all about building boats

The project has attracted a lot of interest and attendance at the shed's bi-weekly sessions has been up since the boat building started.

The vessel may be the catalyst for the congregation, but the shed is a vital forum for the men to develop a sense of community and find meaning in their lives says Patrick.

"A lot of us have had jobs that were fairly demanding and when you retire you have gone from being a rooster to a feather duster and possibly losing all of your feathers!" he said.

"It builds their esteem and gives them a reason for facing the world each morning."

The shed's membership come from a generation that were not raised on computers says Patrick, which makes the experience of living in an isolated community more challenging.

"Everything now is done with computers all our banking is done with computers. therefore we run computer classes down there with our members so we can bring them up to speed," he said.

Ready to race

The regatta team took the Golden Oldies vessel out for a test run ahead of next month's competition, to test its seaworthiness and to consider placement of stabilisers.

Patrick thinks the vessel will do well but the group are prioritising fun over performance.

"We don't need to win anything, we have won it in making the boat and getting the boys together to do it," he said.

The Beer Can Regatta will be held as part of Magnetic Island's Bay Dayz festival on September 7.


Golden Oldies to conquer beer can regatta

A group of Magnetic Island seniors prove you're never too old to get on board a boat built of beer cans.

Men's Shed members take the Golden Oldies for a test run ahead of the beer can regatta. Patrick Collins says attendance at shed meetings has increased since the boat building project began (supplied :)

The Magnetic Island Men's Shed entry into this year's Bay Dayz festival beer can regatta was always going to be something special.

Constructed by a team of builders that include a retired ship's pilot, naval officer and a carpenter, the vessel 'Golden Oldies' is made of thousands of beer cans donated by friends, clubs and pubs.

"And you should see the arguments that it caused!" said shed president Patrick Collins.

"Discussions as to where this should go and where that should go, who has messed up this and who has messed up that."

It's not all about building boats

The project has attracted a lot of interest and attendance at the shed's bi-weekly sessions has been up since the boat building started.

The vessel may be the catalyst for the congregation, but the shed is a vital forum for the men to develop a sense of community and find meaning in their lives says Patrick.

"A lot of us have had jobs that were fairly demanding and when you retire you have gone from being a rooster to a feather duster and possibly losing all of your feathers!" he said.

"It builds their esteem and gives them a reason for facing the world each morning."

The shed's membership come from a generation that were not raised on computers says Patrick, which makes the experience of living in an isolated community more challenging.

"Everything now is done with computers all our banking is done with computers. therefore we run computer classes down there with our members so we can bring them up to speed," he said.

Ready to race

The regatta team took the Golden Oldies vessel out for a test run ahead of next month's competition, to test its seaworthiness and to consider placement of stabilisers.

Patrick thinks the vessel will do well but the group are prioritising fun over performance.

"We don't need to win anything, we have won it in making the boat and getting the boys together to do it," he said.

The Beer Can Regatta will be held as part of Magnetic Island's Bay Dayz festival on September 7.


Golden Oldies to conquer beer can regatta

A group of Magnetic Island seniors prove you're never too old to get on board a boat built of beer cans.

Men's Shed members take the Golden Oldies for a test run ahead of the beer can regatta. Patrick Collins says attendance at shed meetings has increased since the boat building project began (supplied :)

The Magnetic Island Men's Shed entry into this year's Bay Dayz festival beer can regatta was always going to be something special.

Constructed by a team of builders that include a retired ship's pilot, naval officer and a carpenter, the vessel 'Golden Oldies' is made of thousands of beer cans donated by friends, clubs and pubs.

"And you should see the arguments that it caused!" said shed president Patrick Collins.

"Discussions as to where this should go and where that should go, who has messed up this and who has messed up that."

It's not all about building boats

The project has attracted a lot of interest and attendance at the shed's bi-weekly sessions has been up since the boat building started.

The vessel may be the catalyst for the congregation, but the shed is a vital forum for the men to develop a sense of community and find meaning in their lives says Patrick.

"A lot of us have had jobs that were fairly demanding and when you retire you have gone from being a rooster to a feather duster and possibly losing all of your feathers!" he said.

"It builds their esteem and gives them a reason for facing the world each morning."

The shed's membership come from a generation that were not raised on computers says Patrick, which makes the experience of living in an isolated community more challenging.

"Everything now is done with computers all our banking is done with computers. therefore we run computer classes down there with our members so we can bring them up to speed," he said.

Ready to race

The regatta team took the Golden Oldies vessel out for a test run ahead of next month's competition, to test its seaworthiness and to consider placement of stabilisers.

Patrick thinks the vessel will do well but the group are prioritising fun over performance.

"We don't need to win anything, we have won it in making the boat and getting the boys together to do it," he said.

The Beer Can Regatta will be held as part of Magnetic Island's Bay Dayz festival on September 7.


Golden Oldies to conquer beer can regatta

A group of Magnetic Island seniors prove you're never too old to get on board a boat built of beer cans.

Men's Shed members take the Golden Oldies for a test run ahead of the beer can regatta. Patrick Collins says attendance at shed meetings has increased since the boat building project began (supplied :)

The Magnetic Island Men's Shed entry into this year's Bay Dayz festival beer can regatta was always going to be something special.

Constructed by a team of builders that include a retired ship's pilot, naval officer and a carpenter, the vessel 'Golden Oldies' is made of thousands of beer cans donated by friends, clubs and pubs.

"And you should see the arguments that it caused!" said shed president Patrick Collins.

"Discussions as to where this should go and where that should go, who has messed up this and who has messed up that."

It's not all about building boats

The project has attracted a lot of interest and attendance at the shed's bi-weekly sessions has been up since the boat building started.

The vessel may be the catalyst for the congregation, but the shed is a vital forum for the men to develop a sense of community and find meaning in their lives says Patrick.

"A lot of us have had jobs that were fairly demanding and when you retire you have gone from being a rooster to a feather duster and possibly losing all of your feathers!" he said.

"It builds their esteem and gives them a reason for facing the world each morning."

The shed's membership come from a generation that were not raised on computers says Patrick, which makes the experience of living in an isolated community more challenging.

"Everything now is done with computers all our banking is done with computers. therefore we run computer classes down there with our members so we can bring them up to speed," he said.

Ready to race

The regatta team took the Golden Oldies vessel out for a test run ahead of next month's competition, to test its seaworthiness and to consider placement of stabilisers.

Patrick thinks the vessel will do well but the group are prioritising fun over performance.

"We don't need to win anything, we have won it in making the boat and getting the boys together to do it," he said.

The Beer Can Regatta will be held as part of Magnetic Island's Bay Dayz festival on September 7.


Golden Oldies to conquer beer can regatta

A group of Magnetic Island seniors prove you're never too old to get on board a boat built of beer cans.

Men's Shed members take the Golden Oldies for a test run ahead of the beer can regatta. Patrick Collins says attendance at shed meetings has increased since the boat building project began (supplied :)

The Magnetic Island Men's Shed entry into this year's Bay Dayz festival beer can regatta was always going to be something special.

Constructed by a team of builders that include a retired ship's pilot, naval officer and a carpenter, the vessel 'Golden Oldies' is made of thousands of beer cans donated by friends, clubs and pubs.

"And you should see the arguments that it caused!" said shed president Patrick Collins.

"Discussions as to where this should go and where that should go, who has messed up this and who has messed up that."

It's not all about building boats

The project has attracted a lot of interest and attendance at the shed's bi-weekly sessions has been up since the boat building started.

The vessel may be the catalyst for the congregation, but the shed is a vital forum for the men to develop a sense of community and find meaning in their lives says Patrick.

"A lot of us have had jobs that were fairly demanding and when you retire you have gone from being a rooster to a feather duster and possibly losing all of your feathers!" he said.

"It builds their esteem and gives them a reason for facing the world each morning."

The shed's membership come from a generation that were not raised on computers says Patrick, which makes the experience of living in an isolated community more challenging.

"Everything now is done with computers all our banking is done with computers. therefore we run computer classes down there with our members so we can bring them up to speed," he said.

Ready to race

The regatta team took the Golden Oldies vessel out for a test run ahead of next month's competition, to test its seaworthiness and to consider placement of stabilisers.

Patrick thinks the vessel will do well but the group are prioritising fun over performance.

"We don't need to win anything, we have won it in making the boat and getting the boys together to do it," he said.

The Beer Can Regatta will be held as part of Magnetic Island's Bay Dayz festival on September 7.


Golden Oldies to conquer beer can regatta

A group of Magnetic Island seniors prove you're never too old to get on board a boat built of beer cans.

Men's Shed members take the Golden Oldies for a test run ahead of the beer can regatta. Patrick Collins says attendance at shed meetings has increased since the boat building project began (supplied :)

The Magnetic Island Men's Shed entry into this year's Bay Dayz festival beer can regatta was always going to be something special.

Constructed by a team of builders that include a retired ship's pilot, naval officer and a carpenter, the vessel 'Golden Oldies' is made of thousands of beer cans donated by friends, clubs and pubs.

"And you should see the arguments that it caused!" said shed president Patrick Collins.

"Discussions as to where this should go and where that should go, who has messed up this and who has messed up that."

It's not all about building boats

The project has attracted a lot of interest and attendance at the shed's bi-weekly sessions has been up since the boat building started.

The vessel may be the catalyst for the congregation, but the shed is a vital forum for the men to develop a sense of community and find meaning in their lives says Patrick.

"A lot of us have had jobs that were fairly demanding and when you retire you have gone from being a rooster to a feather duster and possibly losing all of your feathers!" he said.

"It builds their esteem and gives them a reason for facing the world each morning."

The shed's membership come from a generation that were not raised on computers says Patrick, which makes the experience of living in an isolated community more challenging.

"Everything now is done with computers all our banking is done with computers. therefore we run computer classes down there with our members so we can bring them up to speed," he said.

Ready to race

The regatta team took the Golden Oldies vessel out for a test run ahead of next month's competition, to test its seaworthiness and to consider placement of stabilisers.

Patrick thinks the vessel will do well but the group are prioritising fun over performance.

"We don't need to win anything, we have won it in making the boat and getting the boys together to do it," he said.

The Beer Can Regatta will be held as part of Magnetic Island's Bay Dayz festival on September 7.


Golden Oldies to conquer beer can regatta

A group of Magnetic Island seniors prove you're never too old to get on board a boat built of beer cans.

Men's Shed members take the Golden Oldies for a test run ahead of the beer can regatta. Patrick Collins says attendance at shed meetings has increased since the boat building project began (supplied :)

The Magnetic Island Men's Shed entry into this year's Bay Dayz festival beer can regatta was always going to be something special.

Constructed by a team of builders that include a retired ship's pilot, naval officer and a carpenter, the vessel 'Golden Oldies' is made of thousands of beer cans donated by friends, clubs and pubs.

"And you should see the arguments that it caused!" said shed president Patrick Collins.

"Discussions as to where this should go and where that should go, who has messed up this and who has messed up that."

It's not all about building boats

The project has attracted a lot of interest and attendance at the shed's bi-weekly sessions has been up since the boat building started.

The vessel may be the catalyst for the congregation, but the shed is a vital forum for the men to develop a sense of community and find meaning in their lives says Patrick.

"A lot of us have had jobs that were fairly demanding and when you retire you have gone from being a rooster to a feather duster and possibly losing all of your feathers!" he said.

"It builds their esteem and gives them a reason for facing the world each morning."

The shed's membership come from a generation that were not raised on computers says Patrick, which makes the experience of living in an isolated community more challenging.

"Everything now is done with computers all our banking is done with computers. therefore we run computer classes down there with our members so we can bring them up to speed," he said.

Ready to race

The regatta team took the Golden Oldies vessel out for a test run ahead of next month's competition, to test its seaworthiness and to consider placement of stabilisers.

Patrick thinks the vessel will do well but the group are prioritising fun over performance.

"We don't need to win anything, we have won it in making the boat and getting the boys together to do it," he said.

The Beer Can Regatta will be held as part of Magnetic Island's Bay Dayz festival on September 7.