CAPE TOWN – As the lockdown in South Africa continues, there has been a surge in alcohol related google searches. According to Google, searches on Google South Africa for ‘alcohol ban south africa’ spiked 500% over the past week as South Africa’s lockdown entered its second week.
High levels of search interest were also seen for the terms ‘how to get alcohol’ and ‘homemade alcohol’.
Related search queries for the term ‘homemade alcohol’ include ‘homemade beer recipes south africa’, ‘can homemade pineapple beer make you drunk’, ‘homemade gin’, homemade alcoholic pineapple beer’ and ‘how to make alcohol at home fast’.
The live search data and graphs are available on the Google South Africa Trends site.
Here are the top 5 trending searches ;
- How to make alcohol at home
- How to make beer easy
- How to make pineapple beer, followed by does pineapple beer make you drunk?
- Homemade Hunters Dry recipe
- How to extract alcohol from hand sanitiser