We’ve all been there: Staring down an ice-cold beer, craving it more than anything in the world, but realizing there’s no bottle opener in sight. It’s infuriating beyond belief, though only a fool actually gives up and accepts defeat. With a little perseverance and ingenuity, that brew can still be yours.
As the summer kicks in, you’re sure to find yourself in more and more of these situations—at cookouts, on the beach, or in the woods on a camping trip. When you do, let these epic examples of beer-opening prowess inspire you to get at that glorious liquid one way or another, even if it involves a dirt bike and a chainsaw.
Click through the gallery above to see 30 ridiculous ways to open a beer.