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South Australian man collects 30,000 VB cans – to create Australia’s biggest ‘beer pit’


We didn’t think we could top last week’s VB carton caped crusader, but a man from Moonta on the Yorke Peninsula has just been outed as ‘VB’s biggest fan’ – literally.

The mystery man in his pit. Credit: YouTube/Tammy Penhall

Revealed in a series of YouTube videos found by Yahoo7, the lager lover has been collecting his favourite tinnies for the last 15 years to create ‘The VB Shed’.

In one video, the man, cigarette in mouth, seems to be swimming through the sea of green cans, estimated at around 30,000, before asking: “How do I get out of here?”

As the woman behind the camera says: “One man, tens of thousands of VB cans, this is it. Some guys call it the ultimate beer pit and they’re pretty correct in saying that.”

No words.

Lauren Broomham

Lauren is a journalist for, agedcare101 and The Donaldson Sisters. Growing up in a big family in small town communities, she has always had a love for the written word, joining her local library at the age of six months. With over eight years' experience in writing and editing, she is a keen follower of news and current affairs with a nose for a good story.

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