06/06/2012 09:26 am ET Updated Jul 29, 2013

How To Open A Beer Without A Bottle Opener (VIDEOS)

Monkey See

If there's one thing everyone should learn on their 21 birthday, it's how to open a beer without a bottle opener. Now that you have the freedom to drink legally there's no reason to be tied down by a bottle opener -- unless of course, it's this cute bear bite bottle opener.

Mastering the skill of opener-free bottle opening will serve you better than most things you learn in college, in the practical sense at least. You will automatically become the impromptu gathering savior, the hero at the campsite and the one with the awesome party trick that people actually want to see. (And, everyone will also want to be your best friend.) But fame and glory aside, knowing how to open a beer without a bottle opener will mean that you can drink a beer anywhere, anytime -- and we think that's reason enough.

There are a lot of creative ways to open a beer, 65 even, but we've put together 11 that we think are actually feasible. You only need to learn one of them -- but mastering all 11 would make you much more impressive.

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Opening Beer Without Openers