Cool Bar Trick: How to Freeze Beer in 2 Seconds

How to Freeze Beer in 2 Seconds

Here's a simple bar trick that you can pull off at your next alcohol-fueled gathering. Tap one beer bottle against another to freeze both beer bottles into solid ice in 2 to 3 seconds. 

So how does this work?

All you need to do beforehand is place both beer bottles in the freezer for 3 to 5 hours. When you leave a bottled beverage in an environment that is as cold or colder than zero-degrees centigrade, the liquid molecules become suspended in a state of temperature that is less than zero-degrees centigrade. When you take the bottled beverage out of freezing temperature and tap it against a countertop or other hard surface, this disturbs the molecules and causes a chain reaction which results in the near-instantaneous formation of an ice crystal. 

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Cool Bar Trick: How to Freeze Beer in 2 Seconds


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6 Comments

This is the very worse project i have ever seen on "wonderhowto". Putting a beer in the freezer for 3-5 hours isnt exactly freezing a beer in 2 seconds.

It's just a "play" on words,the beer is basically a "frozen" liquid....

...tap two beer bottles as shown above while they are room temperature or refrig-cold, the bottom bottle will erupt like a mild volcano. [makes a real beer drinker grab n gulp..., I never tried the frozen beer thing mentioned above do you wanna wait for frozen beer to thaw?, a real beer drinker wouldnt

fyi, i forgot to mention, the bottom bottle should be full for best effect, and, i learned this trick in the UK where they drink room-temp beer in thicker bottles best eruption, US bottles are thinner and will shatter if you tap too hard, but it works, just not as awe-inspiring.

Good to know. Thanks for sharing!

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