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Get Drunk LOTR Style: How to Make Your Own Medieval Gimli Beer Helmet

Not a sports fan, but still want to get your hands-free drink on? Instructables user DucttapeNinja has just the thing for you—a beer helmet inspired by Gimli from Lord of the Rings. So, now you can double the time between trips to the fridge during your next LOTR marathon. One helmet to intoxicate them all! You'll need a cheap drink helmet (with straws already attached), two matching tankards or steins, some craft foam, and acrylic paint.

How To: Open a Bottle of Beer Using a Sheet of Paper

Got a couple of buddies coming over for the big game and not a beer opener in sight? Not a problem. All you need, quite miraculously, is a sheet of plain 8 1/2 X 11 paper. With a few folds, you can turn that wobbly printer paper into a sturdy hard edge that easily opens any beer bottle.

How To: Open a bottle using a CD or DVD

Have you ever seen someone open a champagne bottle with a sword? It's pretty impressive. If you're more of a beer-and-CD person than a champagne-saber person, you can do something almost equally impressive and very similar in technique by opening a beer bottle with a CD or DVD, and this video will show you how to do it.

News: HI-YA! DIY Karate Chop Bottle Opener

There are many ways to open a bottle, but you have to admire the simplicity and karate-esque action required in Instructable member Carleyy's scrap wood method. Don't be deterred by the use of power tools in the video below. All you really need is a piece of scrap wood, one nut, and one bolt.

How To: Open a Beer Bottle with a Motorola RAZR Phone

Craving a nice cold beer but you don't have a bottle opener? Then watch this beer how-to video. Our guest shows you how to open a beer bottle with a Motorola RAZR. No beer bottles or cell phones were hurt in the process. Be careful not to nullify your cell phone warranty, or you're going to be using a decidedly less fancy cell phone. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to pop off a beer bottle cap with a RAZR.

How To: Make Beer Hats

Making your own beer hat is easier than you think – and wearing one makes it a lot easier to clap for the home team. Follow these steps to sport a handmade beer cap at the next big game.

How To: Pack a beer cooler

The only thing worse than having only warm beer on hand? Having no beer on hand. You will need a large cooler, lots of ice, beer bottles or cans, and rock salt. Watch this video alcohol tutorial and learn how to pack a beer cooler.

How To: Mix a Chelada beer cocktail

There is no one true way to mix a Chelada, but anything that approximates a Bloody Mary with beer is the way to make it. Some keep it as simple as beer and Clamato, but the recipe in this how-to video is tastier. You will need dashes of Tabasco, Chipotle, and Worcestershire sauce to taste, V8 tomato juice, and beer. Watch this video beverage-making tutorial and learn how to mix a Chelada Bloody Mary-esque beer cocktail.

How To: Properly pour a beer

Follow Greg as he gives some simple tips to help enjoy beer more. Just because you're Christian doesn't mean you can't enjoy a beer, just do it the way God intended! In this video tutorial he shows the proper way to pour a beer. Don't waste that beer! Watch and learn the correct way to fill up a beer glass.

How To: Convert a keg into a kettle for homebrewing beer

Instead of purchasing a kettle for homemade beer brewing, learn how to convert a keg for this purpose by watching this instructional video series. Turn your home into a microbrewery. Watch the simple conversion process and make a beer-brewing kettle out of a keg in no time.

How To: Make and use a beer bong

This video series is going to show you how to make a beer bong and then use it. The point of a beer bong is to move liquid without foam as fast as possible through a funnel utilizing gravity right into your stomach. It's not as easy as it sounds so check it out.

How To: Turn a Pumpkin into a Beer-Dispensing Keg (Perfect for Oktoberfest)

Despite the name, Oktoberfest is in full effect worldwide with its huge festivals and specially brewed beers drawing in brewski lovers of all shapes and sizes. If the festivals are out of reach, maybe you should bring the festival to you before it's too late. By taking advantage of the same watermelon keg idea that everyone knows all to well, you can easily turn a pumpkin into a beer-dispensing fruit.

How To: Home Brew Like the Commander-in-Chief: How to Make President Obama's White House Honey Ale and Porter

There's a lot of firsts that President Barack Obama can claim, like being the first POTUS from Hawaii, the first to publicly support same-sex marriage, and of course, the first African American to hold office. One of his coolest firsts, though, is that he's the first American president to ever brew his own beer in the White House. And thanks to a Redditor who filed a Freedom of Information Act request, two recipes have been released so that home brewers everywhere can give them a try.

How To: Brew your own beer at home

Did you know that you can brew delicious beer in your own home? Don't let bar tabs get you down. Watch these videos to learn how to brew beer in the comfort of your own kitchen. It's a simple process and you'll definitely enjoy the results!

News: The Science Behind a Good Beer Head

Beer foam is a wonderful thing. It's what makes the scent of barley and hops waft up into your nostrils and starts your guzzling experience off right. Unless you think of foam as just wasted space that could have been more beer. To each his own.

How To: Make the Maldonado beer cocktail

Another beer cocktail recipe! For this delicious Mexican cocktail, you will need: 1 ounce Milagro Blanco tequila, 1/2 ounce agave nectar, 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice, Negra Modelo dark ale, a dash of Tabasco sauce and a lime wedge to garnish. Make the Maldonado beer cocktail.

How To: Serve beer in the appropriate glassware

It's not just the difference between a half pint and full pint glass. Just like wines and cocktails, the glasses you choose to serve your beer in will affect how it is received. Make sure you pick the best glassware to truly show off your favorite beer or home brew. Serve beer in the appropriate glassware.

How To: Open a bottle of beer using another beer

Chances are you're not always going to have a beer bottle opener in your house. For times when you have a huge party waiting to get their social lubrication on, make use of what's lying around the house. Check out this tip video to learn how to open a bottle of beer using something you'll definitely have around - another beer.

HowTo: Make Beer Popsicles

A little over a week ago, we featured the Hopsicle, a drunken summer "beer push pop" being served at Diablo Royale Este (a Mexican saloon in NYC's east village). We speculated the HowTo behind it seemed simple enough, but lucky for us Apartment Therapy's The Kitchn have gone ahead and posted full instructions.

HowTo: Make a Frozen Solid Ice Beer Caddy

Rob Cockerham had a problem. How do you keep your summer beers ice cold in the sweltering heat - in something more exciting than your typical igloo cooler? After much trial and error, many consumed beers, and (most importantly) an exploration into the art of making molds, Rob did it:

How To: Make beer in your own garage

Beer can be pretty expensive, especially the good stuff. But, with a small investment and time, you could actually brew your own and make it just to your taste! In this great video series you will learn exactly what the process is to making your very own home brew right in your garage! Everything from the actual brewing all the way down to the fermentation.