30 Second Cold Beer

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30 second and some ice and you have a nice cold beverage. I use to be on the road traveling a lot and after a hot day at the job site I would get into the hotel and grab some ice and 30 seconds later relaxing.

Step 1: Tools

Pliers and side cutters.

Step 2: All You Need

Coat hanger and a suction cup. I got the coat hanger from work and a package of 9 suction cups from the dollar store. Total price $1.00

Step 3: Prep

Remove plastic hook from suction cup. Cut hanger in 2 spots making equal lengths.

Step 4: Assemble

Thread the coat hanger in the hole of the suction cup and start twisting. I use pliers to hold the end and twist with my hand. Then I cut about 2 inches off. Careful it can be sharp.

Step 5: USE

Attach the coat hanger in the drill. Put the suction cup on the end of the Beer. And let it spin in the ice for 30 seconds. Drink Cold Beer :)

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    panks

    1 year ago

    Love it :o)

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    RichardBronosky

    Reply 3 years ago

    You won't get a foam over from doing this to beer, soda, or energy drinks. I do it all the time. Just tap the tab before popping it.

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    mrgerlachBeatboxing Tuba

    Reply 3 years ago

    I've done the tap trick since I was a kid as well, I can only guess that it helps dissolve the CO2 back into the liquid. Tap on it for a few seconds and it is fine.

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    JohnS471Beatboxing Tuba

    Reply 3 years ago

    I don't know about that but spinning doesn't shakr up the can.

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    Beatboxing TubaJohnS471

    Reply 3 years ago

    If you follow newtons laws of motion, an object in motion will stay in motion while an object at rest will stay in rest. The can will spin and not the contents. The beer stays in the bottom of the can and the can spins, I bet it cools down though, nice work, I never would have thought about the suction cup

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    The liquid spins but not as fast as the can. There is friction inside the can applying force to the liquid.

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    JohnS471Beatboxing Tuba

    Reply 3 years ago

    Wow. Thanks I never thought of that. I just knew it worked. But it makes perfect sence now.

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    Beatboxing TubaJohnS471

    Reply 3 years ago

    At liquor stores they have a bowl of really cold water that you can put your wine bottle in, I think it would be cool to make one for cans of beer or soda. DIY style

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    http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/soda-can-shake-up-experiment/

    It makes sense that tapping the sides would be more effective, but it's more common for people to tap the top. The goal is to dislodge bubbles clung to the can. These bubbles expand when the internal pressure of the can decreases due to opening it. It works better with beer and regular soda because the bubbles are larger and more buoyant than in diet soda.
    Also, the act of spinning the can causes the moving fluid to scrub the bubbles off the can. Finally, cold liquids have a higher solubility and are less likely to overflow than when it's warm. All around, this instructible is good advise.

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    rcsmithDIY Hacks and How Tos

    Reply 3 years ago

    Or, if you want to get it REALLY cold, pour some rubbing alcohol in with the ice!

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    Orngrimm

    3 years ago

    add salt to the ice and water to make super cold liquid water. better thermal transfer this faster cooling.

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    JohnS471Orngrimm

    Reply 3 years ago

    Good idea. I will try that tonight

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    JohnS471Battlespeed

    Reply 3 years ago

    OMG yes after a hot day I wouldn't survived without this. lol