The love of beer landed a Plumtree man in police custody after he allegedly bit his drinking mate's nose.
Welcome Ndlovu (39) appeared before magistrate Joshua Nembaware facing assault charges and pleaded not guilty.
He was remanded out of custody to September 11.
The state alleged on August 22 Ndlovu was drinking beer with his colleague Hingani Ncube.
The two had a misunderstanding over beer and Ndlovu bit Ncube's nose in a fit of rage.
A police report was filed leading to Ndlovu’s arrest.