Tie One On: An Important Tip for a Better Cooler

published Jun 30, 2015
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(Image credit: Christine Gallary)

With the 4th of July just a few days away, it’s a good time to talk cold drinks and the place where they live. Whether you’re loading several coolers for a big party this weekend, or packing for a trip to the beach, there’s one essential tool that should always be attached to your cooler.

Cold drinks are satisfying and refreshing, as long as you can easily open them. That’s why a cooler full of cold drinks isn’t complete without a bottle opener tied to it!

(Image credit: Christine Gallary)

I’ve seen a lot of instances (and I’m sure you have, too) where bottle openers are placed on top of the cooler, sometimes inside the cooler, or on a table next to the cooler. The one thing that all of those scenarios have in common is that the bottle opener never stays in that spot. It’s inevitable.

Make sure this doesn’t happen, and keep drinks easy to open by tying a bottle opener to your cooler. And if you’re using multiple coolers, tie a bottle opener to each of them. Use any type of sturdy material you have handy, like twine, string, a bungee cord, or even a ribbon.

And if you want to deck out your cooler even more, take some inspiration from the Coolest Cooler.

Read more → This Cooler Does Everything Except Mix Your Drinks. Wait, No, It Does That Too.