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How to open a beer without a bottle opener?

Almost anything can be used to open a bottle of beer. What we used as university students: spoon (fork, knife), key, table, park bank, fence, another bottle of beer. My preferred way (when there's no ...
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Why are wine bottle volumes in centiliters not in liters or milliliters?

Why are wine bottle volumes in centiliters not in liters or milliliters? Part of the answer is in the marketing system used in a particular country or region and part of it would be about the size of ...
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How to open a beer without a bottle opener?

The most common method that I have seen and used is "ye ol' lighter trick." With which, one uses the butt of an igniting lighter as a lever and one's own finger as the fulcrum. Technique is important ...
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Trying to find a resealable bottle cap

Found what I was looking for: WESTMARK 3 Flaschenverschlüsse, Flaschenstöpsel mit Hebel und Gummidichtung, 40 x 60 x 15 mm, farblich sortiert. Now I only need to order a box of these.
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Bottle of Rum covered in leather

Sounds like the Ron Centenario Fundacion 20 anos
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How to open a bottle of wine without a corkscrew?

DO NOT risk the alcohol! Push cork slowly into bottle. Use a nail or something metal not a stick. A stick risks the alcohol!
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How to open a bottle of wine without a corkscrew?

A technique that is rarely thought of is to simply push the cork slowly down into the bottle (like with the end of a fork or with a stick,) instead of attempting to pull the cork out of the bottle. (...
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Are Hitachino's beers characteristically really heavily carbonated?

I just went through four Hitachinos, and I can say for sure - they are solidly carbonated, but nothing I would call undrinkable. I've definitely had - and enjoyed - more carbonated beers. I've also ...
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Why are wine bottle volumes in centiliters not in liters or milliliters?

They are not. I looked through my collection of wine labels (about 50 from around the globe) - many of them are 0,75l, many are 75cl and some are 750ml. I couldn't determine any dependence of volume ...
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Why are wine bottle volumes in centiliters not in liters or milliliters?

Copied from: Why is 75cl the standard wine bottle size? The volume of 75cl was standardized in the 19th century. At that time, the biggest clients for the French wines were the British. The ...
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How much pressure can a flip top take?

The short answer is - "It depends, probably not". Bottles are usually rated for Volumes of CO2. Champagne bottles are typically rated for 7 volumes. Wheat beer bottles should take around 5 volumes. ...
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