Napoleon did it to celebrate victories. You can do it to celebrate your own victories. Here's how -

*Note - Let's use common sense here gents. This site nor myself will be liable for your folly's!

You'll need. One Bottle of champagne. One sword, machete or even survival knife.

Hold bottle near the bottom on the underside with one hand. Have the seam of the bottle pointed upwards. With your other hand hold your blade sharp side away from the top of the bottle. You're going to strike with the back of the blade NOT the sharp edge. Point bottle away from you. Slide the flat of the blade along the seam of the bottle until it hits the neck and pops it off. The neck of the bottle is attached, welder if you will to the rest of the bottle. It will pop right off. You''ll need to do this with some force but not perhaps as much as one would think. The force of the champagne forces the glass out but check for glass when you pour.

Views: 109

Comment

You need to be a member of Art of Manliness to add comments!

Join Art of Manliness

Comment by Mike Norris on September 16, 2009 at 8:17pm
Check out this video by the author of The Modern Gentleman. This is where I learned to saber champagne and a great book for those who have not read it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nory_c0k8Mk

Latest Activity

Jay D replied to Max Z's discussion Not enlightened enough...
"Try reading the newspaper. "I hate reading", is no excuse for anything"
11 minutes ago
Sean O' commented on Sean O''s blog post Completed
"Carl, Thank you so much for the kind words. I am thinking about giving 5/3/1 another go (I gave it a go a year or so ago). I just have to decide on the template I want. I am happy for any suggestions you may have since you have more experience with…"
1 hour ago
Joker HDN XIII replied to Joshua's discussion My "I'm going to lose weight" thread
"My piece of advico... M-100 2 times a day -check it out on youtube -  only drinks (water, or tea) before 1200am Interwall training"
2 hours ago
Liam Strain replied to Max Z's discussion Not enlightened enough...
"In the short term, podcasts, NPR, and youtube. Start with Ted Talks and Kahn Academy - just follow rabbit-holes of topics that sound interesting and see where they lead you.  But longer term, I'd suggest you need to get over "I hate…"
3 hours ago
Jay posted a status
"It's 11:30 at night here in NY. I am wide awake and here to say hello to everyone."
6 hours ago
john evens posted a status
"Hey the Sanders/Trump debate is off according to CNN"
6 hours ago
george morgan replied to Max Z's discussion Not enlightened enough...
"If you don't know what someone is talking about, say "Tell me more, I am interested in what you know about that!".....everyone likes to talk and they will be flattered you asked them to fill you in...it works every time!"
8 hours ago
Shane commented on Herb Munson's group The Great Debate
"If it was a threat the planes would have been armed. They were just saying "hello"."
8 hours ago

© 2016   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service