- Step 1: Keep your hands off the beer can or bottle as much as possible to prevent your body heat from warming it up.
- Step 2: Use a foam beer cozy that's at least a half-inch thick. Choose a light color; dark colors absorb more heat.
- TIP: Like to knit? Make a wool cozy; it works almost as well as a foam one.
- Step 3: If you've got a block of Styrofoam, stick your can or bottle into it. Testers found that this keeps beer cool even better than a cozy.
- Step 4: No Styrofoam or cozy available? Wrap your beer in some aluminum foil.
- Step 5: Keep beer cool at a campsite by sticking each can in a wet sock and using rope to tie it to a tree branch. The combination of wind and wetness will keep them cold until you're ready to pop one.
- Step 6: You can also dig a shallow hole in the ground in a corner of your tent, and shove some cans into it. The shaded ground will keep your beer cool.
- FACT: Draft beer is usually around 38 degrees Fahrenheit, refrigerated beer is around 35 degrees, and beer from an ice chest can dip down to 32 degrees.
You Will Need
- A foam beer cozy
- Aluminum foil
- Wet socks
- A tree branch
- A tent