Best Keychain Bottle Opener

Discussion in 'Breweriana' started by JustinH2, Jun 7, 2012.

  1. brees6221

    brees6221 Aug 4, 2009 Western Sahara

    I had this SN opener on my keychain and it broke as well. Luckily I have a few extras. It may not last forever but it's small and lightweight.
     
  2. Nachos4two

    Nachos4two Nov 26, 2011 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Is there a good one that doesn't damage the cap by chance, sorry if I overlooked it
     
  3. n2185

    n2185 Apr 14, 2008 North Carolina
    Beer Trader

    Haha. I think you sent a Harpoon one and the DFH shark. I got the Magic Hat one for free at a beer store in western Virginia (not West Virginia) somewhere. I do appreciate the additions to my collection, though. :)
     
  4. ravot

    ravot Mar 20, 2012 Illinois
    Beer Trader

  5. lsummers

    lsummers Jun 21, 2010 California

    I have this one too!
     
    fearfactory likes this.
  6. schteve

    schteve Sep 10, 2003 New Jersey

  7. steebo777

    steebo777 Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    For my keychain (just looks so good with my keys and works well:

    [​IMG]

    For home in the cellar:
    [​IMG]
     
  8. SirBottlecap

    SirBottlecap Jan 28, 2013 California

    Bottle openers hurt caps! They are for display purposes only! What did a bottlecap ever do to you? How cruel!
     
    libbey likes this.
  9. libbey

    libbey May 18, 2008 British Indian Ocean Territory

    Prevented me from getting at my sweet nectar
     
    crushedvol likes this.
  10. SirBottlecap

    SirBottlecap Jan 28, 2013 California

    It was keeping it safe from the evil outside world, is all. You don't burn your hat when you take it off, do you? I'm pretty sure every bottlecap is hand painted by children, too.
     
    libbey likes this.
  11. Beerliever

    Beerliever Mar 8, 2013

    Check out http://www.beerlieve.com/ There are very cool and inexpensive bottle openers to add to your collection. its a website dedicated to all things Craft Beer!!!!!!!!!
     
  12. MDunk

    MDunk Sep 4, 2009 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    I have the same key only Oberon. That opener is fantastic. The flat screwdriver head is perfect for cutting into wax bottles as well. I don't think I will ever replace it
     
  13. MoparGrease

    MoparGrease Jul 26, 2012 California

  14. CerealKillerKP

    CerealKillerKP May 24, 2009 Kentucky

  15. semibaked

    semibaked Mar 27, 2007 Kentucky

    I have had the Founders one for almost 2 years, great opener, highly recommended.
     
  16. cdmillard

    cdmillard Feb 17, 2013 Maryland

    Just got this one. Let you know how it works!

    [​IMG]
     
  17. beerinNV

    beerinNV Jan 3, 2012 Nevada

    bic lighter
     
  18. matt_6

    matt_6 Jul 23, 2013 New York
    Beer Trader

    I have the Corter bottlehook in black. Very sturdy- looks better with age.
     
    nickmantia and mtskier like this.
  19. jacobbocce72

    jacobbocce72 Dec 18, 2011 Texas

    ImperatorScab likes this.
  20. matttttYCE

    matttttYCE Jul 15, 2010 Arizona

    I've had 3 or 4 of that type of opener above and I always manage to catch them on something and pull apart the loop that connects it to the keyring!

    So now my keyring has this on it. Works well.
    [​IMG]

    Oh and this is amazingly handy for tailgates!!
    [​IMG]
     
    beerserks likes this.
  21. Lutter

    Lutter Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    Ha. Someone get this and let me know if it messes up caps at all. I'd love to shoot caps right into the tin where I keep them across the room (I'm sure my wife would be THRILLED).
     
  22. inchrisin

    inchrisin Sep 25, 2008 Indiana


    I have one like this, but I have a bunch of keys. It can oly open bottles if keys/rings aren't in the way. I like the idea of a carabiner opener though.
     
  23. inchrisin

    inchrisin Sep 25, 2008 Indiana

    What the hell are your teeth for?
     
  24. zero_signal

    zero_signal Aug 8, 2013 New Jersey
    Beer Trader


    Definitely my favorite opener..
    [​IMG]
     
    Texas_Speed likes this.
  25. Botulizard

    Botulizard Jul 22, 2013 Michigan

    I am too. I have one from the Guinness brewery with my name on it. One of the most practical gifts I've ever been given.
     
  26. WickedSluggy

    WickedSluggy Nov 21, 2008 Texas

    Using the same technique, I'll sometimes use one bottle (cap still on) to open another.
     
  27. Redbarchettayyz

    Redbarchettayyz Aug 27, 2013 Alberta (Canada)

    It was mentioned on the page back, I just ordered one of the Brewbicle magnetic openers. I don't quite get how it works, but it looks pretty neat.

    [​IMG]
     
  28. Guzzi

    Guzzi Nov 19, 2011 Iowa
    Beer Trader

    [​IMG]
    I usually use my Tungsten wedding ring, I always have that with me!
     
    RyanK252 likes this.
  29. AnalogErik

    AnalogErik Jul 23, 2013 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    My Japanese roomate back in the college days brought me a few of these openers he said were big in Japan (back in 2005) - and I absolutely love them. Have not seen these anywhere but my own kitchen.

    (image found on google, i have a few Sapporo ones at home)
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]

    I am also a big fan of this guy:

    [​IMG]
     
  30. Izbiz

    Izbiz Aug 15, 2013 Alberta (Canada)

    Big Rock Brewery (a local brewery) used to give out those as freebies.
     
  31. JDice20

    JDice20 Aug 14, 2013 Louisiana
    Beer Trader

    this is the sexiest bottle opener ive seen.. Do want!!
    Howeveer i refuse to purchase it before ive ever had Nugget Nectar....feelsbatman

    [​IMG]
     
    aoampm, Thirsty_Moe, hookah97 and 8 others like this.
  32. DOTU

    DOTU Feb 11, 2011 California

    Machine Era Co. Godwin:

    [​IMG]

    Or The Hidebound:

    [​IMG]

    And I don't own but really like this one by HotMetal1:

    [​IMG]
     
  33. IndyDad

    IndyDad Jan 21, 2013 New York
    Beer Trader

    These two, from Hotmetal1
    [​IMG]
     
  34. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Mar 18, 2010 California

  35. pneumaticaxe

    pneumaticaxe Mar 3, 2010 New Jersey

    [​IMG]
    I've been using this guy regularly for quite some time.
     
  36. jonb5

    jonb5 May 11, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    I tend to use an old football stud/cleat tightener.

    What else does everybody use apart from a traditional bottle opener?
     
  37. jivex5k

    jivex5k Apr 13, 2011 Florida

    Bic Lighter
    /thread
     
  38. ratmoss

    ratmoss Sep 11, 2005 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Usually just any sharp-edged piece of furniture and the palm of my hand. Hotel room A/C units work beautifully.
     
    decay and kirkse like this.
  39. evilcatfish

    evilcatfish May 11, 2012 Missouri
    Beer Trader

    My teeth.
     
    Bartos and BeerKangaroo like this.
  40. dieBlume

    dieBlume Mar 18, 2013 Virginia

    Besides a regular bottle opener? In Germany I used a lot of things, but the one that sticks out in my head was a water bottle.

    Besides that, I've used counter tops and anything metal that could wedge off a cap.
     
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Extreme Beer FestĀ® Cometh

    February 3-4, 2017. Boston, Mass. Limited tickets available. Prepare for epicness.

    Learn More
  • Free Trial Subscription

    Reside in the US? Interested in a free 1-month trial subscription to the print edition of BeerAdvocate magazine?

    Yes! Sign Me Up!