How to open a bottle without a bottle opener

Have you ever needed to open a bottled beverage like beer or glass-bottle Coke and been without a bottle opener? At some point, whether traveling or at home, most people have run into this problem.

Fortunately, somewhere in my travels I learned how to open a bottle without a bottle opener. An easy way, too. You don’t need to use your teeth or the table or anything crazy like that. All you need is a belt. To demonstrate that it works, I made a short video of myself opening a bottle with it, which is below (and on YouTube):

More helpful tips and tools for the road

If you’ve ever wondered how to open a bottle without a bottle opener, you’ve probably found yourself in need of other tools while traveling, too. When you leave home, you leave many of your everyday conveniences behind. Things like miniature screwdrivers, clotheslines, laundry detergent, and even a mini plunger (see below) can be a big help when you find yourself in a pickle in an unfamiliar place. So plan ahead. Before your next trip, consider bringing some of these items:

 

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2 Comments On "Video: How to Open a Bottle Without a Bottle Opener"
  1. Buzzy Gordon|

    Great tip!

  2. Sandra|

    If you’re someone who doesn’t have a belt handy just use the strike plate on the bathroom door (or any other room door).

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