How To Open Bottle of Beer Without a Bottle Opener

A chef with America’s Test Kitchen offered several handy solutions for opening a bottle of beer when there isn’t a bottle opener around. Her first suggestion was using tongs. She then showed how to use a spoon and a garlic press to successfully remove the stubborn metal crown caps from the mouth of the bottle.

If find yourself wanting to open a beer and you don’t have a bottle opener on hand, try one of these tricks.

How to Open Beer Bottle Without Bottle Opener
Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

Lori is a Laughing Squid Contributing Editor based in New York City who has been writing blog posts for over a decade. She also enjoys making jewelry, playing guitar, taking photos and mixing craft cocktails.