You Can Swap Your Solar Power For VB And It’s The Most Australian Thing We’ve Heard

VB Solar Exchange
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The legends at Victoria Bitter are giving beer lovers the option to trade excess solar energy for slabs of their iconic beer. It doesn’t get any more Australian than that. 

Sounds too easy, right? Well, it is. 

VB’s Solar Exchange program allows participants to exchange credit on their power bill—obtained from generating excess solar at home—for VB. For every $30 worth of credit, the beer gods will deliver a slab straight to your door. 

This program is a first of its kind in Australia. In 2020, VB announced that it was going to be brewed with 100% offset solar energy. The Solar Exchange takes it a step further by enabling Australian households to exchange their offset solar credits for VB. In doing so, the program builds on the brand’s commitment to the environment and a greener future, and on its belief that hard work—in this instance your hard-earned solar—can be used to earn you a big cold beer. 

According to Brian Phan, The Solar Exchange program is an ongoing program in partnership with Diamond Energy and Power Ledger.

“It’s not a one-off exchange – for those signed up to the program, all of the excess solar energy they generate over the next 12 months will be exchanged for VB,” says Phan.

The program launched today, and there are 500 spots up for grabs for residents in NSW, VIC, QLD, and SA. 

So, if you’re ready to start earning beer, sign up here.

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Mad Mex’s New Menu Item Is Inspired by a Popular Mexican Street Food

mad mex chicken al pastor

Mexican restaurant chain Mad Mex has dropped a new protein, and it’s one of the most popular street foods in Mexico.

Enter, Chicken Al Pastor. It’s traditionally made with pork and grilled on a spinning rotisserie with a pineapple sitting a top, but Mad Mex has put its own spin on it, serving chicken bathed in an Al Pastor marinade with a touch of juicy pineapple.

You can order the protein-packed filling in your favourite burrito, bowl, quesadilla, nachos, or in a taco.

As always, these things are here for a good time, not a long time. Pop into your local Mad Mex restaurant, order delivery or through the Mad Mex app today.

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