No facts about beer are useless my friend.
Gotta love the nest mates. Wildwoman has entertained the ditch idea a few times
Studying the experimentally induced intoxicated behavior of ants in 1888, naturalist John Lubbock noticed that the insects that had too much to drink were picked up by nest mates and carried home. Conversely, drunken strangers were summarily tossed in a ditch.