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How to Open a Beer Bottle with a Mettle Ring

Follow these five simple steps to be on your way to opening a beer bottle anywhere, at anytime with your new ring from Mettle Rings.

Step 1 - Make Sure You Are Using a Ring from

Step 1 - make sure you are using a ring from

Your ring should be made out of Tungsten Carbide to ensure that it is capable of removing the bottle without damaging the ring itself.

Rings made out of other metals may work, but you risk damaging or scratching the ring and your significant other probably won’t be too happy about that.

Want more proof - check out our Why Tungsten Carbide page.

Step 2 - The Hardest Part - Picking Your Beverage

Step 2 - The hardest part - picking your beverage

With an assortment of beer in your fridge this can be the most difficult part of the process. 

If this is your first time trying to open a bottle with a ring, we recommend starting with a twist off if you have one. For obvious reason these are easier to open and are great to perfect your new skill with.  And if you get frustrated, just twist off the cap. Enjoy the beer and try again. Practice makes Perfect.

Step 3 - Position The Ring

Step 3 - Position the ring properly when opening a beer

You want to position the ring just under the bottle cap. Make sure that it catches on the edge of the cap. The parts that look kind of like teeth.

Step 4 - Apply Pressure and Open

Step 4 - apply pressure and open beer bottle with ring

Think of the ring as a fulcrum that you are using to open bottle cap and then apply a slight amount of pressure while moving your ring hand in an upward motion.

If at this point your finger hurts and you feel pain, stop. Readjust the angle between the ring and the beer bottle and try again.

There is a sweet spot that after time you will be able to quickly locate.

Practice makes perfect, but be sure to practice and drink responsibly.  

Step 5 - Enjoy That Beer! You Earned It!

Step 5 - enjoy that beer - you earned it

Please remember to Never Drink and Drive! You’re smarter than that!

Need some inspiration? Check out how quick a six pack can be opened in the video below.

If you still are having trouble opening a bottle with your ring, send us a quick email to and we will help you out.