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I have taken a bath with a glass of wine before, and I've drank coffee while showering, but last night I joined the ranks of millions (?) and experienced my first shower beer.Â
Turns out, everything thatâ€™s been written and said about drinking a cold beer in a hot shower is true â€“ itâ€™s completely fun and refreshing. Unexpectedly, it was also inspiring â€“ I shaved my shaggy winter legs for the first time in two months because, quite frankly, I didnâ€™t want the sudsy party to end.
Best of all, I learned a few things during my shower beer, too. I think my choice of a can â€“ a delicious Miller Lite â€“ was a good one because there's no fear of breakage. I also realized that the fact beer makes me have to pee is not a problem in the least when shower beering. I was, after all, standing over a drain.
Iâ€™ve come to the conclusion that I really donâ€™t drink beer naked often enough (probably because Iâ€™m not and have never been a nudist, the Hamm's bear or a frat boy) and, as long as I donâ€™t step on a bottle cap or overdo it and slip in the tub, there's absolutely nothing wrong with mixing hygiene with getting slightly hammered.
There are a lot of shower beer selfies out there, but I made a showerbeer vid. Also, the first person who comments that my tub really needs to get caulked is automatically volunteering to come over and do it.ÂRead more...