Men invariably surround themselves with craft beer and will always want to be within arm’s length or pocket reach of a cool looking and functional bottle opener in order to liberate their tasty amber nectar. Luckily there are some super cool bottle openers on the market right now and we’ve compiled five of the best for your gift giving pleasure.
Check out our picks of the best bottle openers below:
If you’ve found your white whale craft beer, the one you’ve always wanted to try, there can be no better bottle opener for the honour of opening it than the awesome, and wonderfully robust, The Godwin Bottle Opener from our friends at Machine Era Co. This first rate beer freeing accessory has engraved artwork by William Godwin and has been machined within a 0.005 of an inch tolerance from cold formed steel. It has a classic oil-tanned leather strap which adds to the vintage appeal and adds a real aesthetic finishing touch.
To be found in the upper echelons of the price spectrum for a bottle opener (coming in at just under $200), you’re going to have to really like the beer lover you’re giving this to if it’s a gift. The ICO Bottle Opener from OTHR does look incredible to be fair and it is made from 3D printed bronze and each of the 20 facets on the icosahedron shaped accessory function as a bottle opener. This means that on its three sides there are actually 60 bottle openers rolled into one accessory.
Ideally suited to a minimalist EDC line up, this Snake Bite Co Keychain Bottle Opener is perfect for beer lovers as it lets you not just liberate bottles of beer but will also give you an awesome and visually engaging means of getting into cans of your favourite tipple. This superb bottle opener from American accessories brand, Snake Bite Co, is a patented keychain bottle opener which is protected by 6oz vegetable tanned black leather. It boasts all the elements and engineering needed to last a lifetime as a part of your everyday carry line up.
The Porter Key Multi-Tool from Everyman is made from 3CR13 Stainless Steel and it is built to last as a result. It will blend in with your current key and EDC setup seamlessly. It’s more than just a bottle opener and will actually assist you in your everyday life without getting in the way and a the fact it has the bottle opener means that you can always crack open a cold one as and when you need it.
For those men that want to go prehistoric on their bottle opening endeavours, there’s no better candidate for the job than this brilliant looking Dinosaur Bottle Opener from Suck UK. This cast iron T-rex will remove bottle tops with considerable ease and will look great in your kitchen or workspace and will be ready and waiting whenever there is a craft beer that needs freeing from it’s glassy shackles.
Leo is the creator of The Gent's Gift guide and takes inspiration from many a terrible gift both given and received over the years.