Fact Check: A Budweiser Employee Claimed To Piss Into Beer Tanks For 12 Years?

Salena Harshini |Jul 04, 2020

Budweiser has been trending on Twitter after an employee reportedly claimed to have been urinating into the beer tanks for the last 12 years.

International beer giant Budweiser has recently been trending on social media after there was a report that an employee claimed to be passing water into beer tanks for 12 years working for the company.

This report has quoted from an article on the foolishhumor.com website, called "Budweiser employee acknowledges having been pissing into beer tanks for 12 years".

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The beer giant has been trending for a ridiculous reason

The original post on the website said that an employee of Budweiser, Walter Powell, has claimed that he had been urinating inside thee beer tanks for more than 10 years. At the age of 34, he wanted to clear the mist about Budweiser's taste and said that this is the thing that he has done for over a decade just before bottling.

Fact Check

This news may have come as a triggering shock to drinkers, especially Budweiser lovers. However, it soon came out that it was a fake report. The company has not had any comment on the whole frenzy on the Internet.

As the said report provoked a lot of jokes and reactions on social media, many people were quick to point out that the disclaimer at the foolishhumour.com home page’s bottom says,

"This website is a humorous page whose sole purpose is entertainment. The content of Foolish Humour is fiction and does not correspond to reality."


Moreover, a reverse look into the image included in the report also proved that the claim is totally wrong.

The picture was discovered to be an AP (Associated Press) that dates way back to 2013.

The caption said that the man in the photo is Nick Mills who is the Budweiser Brewery’s general manager in Lysander, New York. Meanwhile, the article of The Foolish Humor said that the person in the snap is Walter Powell.

Meme fest emerged

After the report went viral, many memes have flood Twitter while #Budweider became a high trend on the site.

Take a look at a number of the most outstanding memes regarding the pissing incident:

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Budweiser was founded in 2008 when InBev based in Belgium bought over Anheuser-Busch. Although sales in the US decreased, its popularity escalated outside the nation. Brazil, the UK, and China are among the biggest consumers.

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