Ways to open a bottle without the help of a bottle opener

Stuck with the bottle of cool beverage on a hot day without a bottle opener. Don’t worry; we are here to help you with genius tips to open a bottle without the help of an opener.

You are stuck outdoors on a hot summer day. You are thirsty and are looking for something too cool to quench it. Surprisingly, you do have a bottle of cold beverage, and as you are about to have it, you realize you don’t have a bottle opener to open the bottle. Before you pass out of thirst in the hot sun or start questioning life and trusting Murphy’s law;we present you with some cool tips with which you can open a bottle easily without the help of a bottle opener.


If you have a pair of strong and sturdy scissors, you can easily open the bottle without an opener. Just open up the blade in the V shape. Now place it in a way that the blades cross under the cap. Push the handle and squeeze it lightly together that would eventually pop the bottle cap. But keep in mind that scissors are pointed far away from your face and body to avoid any accident. You can also cut along the ridges to the point that it comes loose from the bottle.

Use a spoon

Or you can use the spoon as a pry bar that can open the bottle. The spoon should be inserted underneath, and remember the spoon should be facing upwards. Then push up on the tip of the spoon and swiftly remove the cap of the bottle.

Belt buckle

If you observe minutely, belt buckles make a foolproof bottle opener. If you wear more of the traditional buckle belt, then you probably don’t need any bottle opener on the trips. Pro tip: if you still haven’t understood how it is possible, we suggest you stop reading and have a look at your belt buckle carefully. You would understand it better.

Opening belt with a ring

If you are someone who loves rings and always wear one, this trick is a quite slick way of impressing people and opening the cap of the bottle. Just place your ring strategically under the cap and place the ring finger above the cap. Once they are firmly placed, just lip the cap up with the ring finger. Simple, isn’t it?

There are many other cool ways to open the bottle without bottle openers. Do you know any one of them?

Priyadarshini Kaul

Priyadarshini Kaul Mishra has two Master’s Degrees in English Literature and History. She is actively following her passion for the language by being a content creator since many years now. Besides this, Priyadarshini is a true bookworm at heart and tries to be an avid reader despite being a full-time mother now. She is also a professionally certified baker and puts on the oven mitts every now and then.
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