How do you open a bottle without a bottle opener with a knife?

Open a Beer Bottle With a Butter Knife

Mihir Patkar
11/17/13 2:00PM

No bottle opener? No problem. Just grab a butter knife from the kitchen and you can easily open a beer bottle or any other with a crown cork.


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YouTuber Vegetashonor shows how to do it in the video above. Basically, you have to insert the knife under the edge of the cork and twist it outwards. Do that all around the edge to loosen the cork. Then, holding the knife under the cork, bang it against a hard surface.

He uses a countertop in the video, but if you have that around, it's already easy to open a beer bottle with a countertop, among other things.

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