- The lockdown has left many South Africans without beer due to the ban on the sale of alcohol
- This has meant that breweries are stuck with millions of litres of beer that they cannot sell
- SAB recently had to dump 25 000 litres and South Africans are not happy
When South Africans woke today they did not think that they were going to be shocked by such tragic news.
South African Breweries (SAB) was forced to pour 25 000 litres of beer down the drain. That's almost 67 000 bottles of beer.
Briefly.co.za learned that due to the lockdown and ban on alcohol sales, SAB has been forced to dump some of its beer, but it gets worse. A further 130 000 000 litres are at risk if the alcohol ban continues. Beer has a shelf life, unlike most wines and spirits.
Vumani Mkhize took to Twitter to let us know. South Africans were not too pleased and let the world know too.
Here is what they had to say:
In other news, Briefly.co.za learned that South African citizens have endured a sobering 47 days under lockdown as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
One of the most controversial regulations put in place by the government in response to the situation has been the continued ban on alcohol in Mzansi.
Briefly.co.za asked readers for their opinion on whether or not the government should lift this particular restriction during Level 4 lockdown.
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