Fact: An Ordinary Spoon Handle Will Keep Champagne Bubbly

Thanks to our friends at Grubstreet for this neat trick! Not that we ever have leftover champagne to keep carbonated, but if we did, we'd totally use their ingenious and well-illustrated hack.

Take any ordinary metal spoon and insert, handle-down, into the champagne bottle. The metal cools the air sitting on top of the champagne. That air is responsible for drawing out the carbonation and the warmer it is, the faster your bottle will go flat. Instead of sadly pouring out what might have been the perfect thing for your awesome Sunday brunch mimosa, your bubbly can and probably will stay carbonated for the duration of Saturday night.

So take this valuable information and expand your champagne cocktail repertoire, now that you know how to finish a bottle in style:

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