Using beer to de-ice roads?

January 30, 2018

Apparently, using salt to de-ice the roads isn't great for the environment, mainly fish and water based life. So some towns have actually been using beet juice, molasses, beer waste, pickle brine, and cheese brine as alternatives to salt.

That must smell really interesting.

Also, side note - if the roads smell like beer and cheese, couldn't that make it harder to tell when someone has been drinking and driving? 

Read more about it here