Kitchen Hack: How to Chill Drinks Faster

Aashna Ahuja, NDTV  |  Updated: July 19, 2017 10:58 IST

Kitchen Hack: How to Chill Drinks Faster
Hosting a party at home is not always an easy task. Your friends need a glass of Chardonnay, stat? Fret not, we’ve all been there - realized the drinks aren’t chilled just a few minutes before the guests arrive. Every once in a while we all get caught up in our hectic schedule, so what can we do to get rid of this party emergency for good? Popping a bottle in the freezer is not the best option, it can take 45-60 minutes to cool down easily. But don’t panic, our crazy tactic can get the party started fast so you can finally quit feeling like a bad host.

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To instantly chill that precious bottle of vino you’ve been looking forward to all day, or a pint of beer for game night with the boys – there’s a foolproof trick. All you have to do is wrap a wet paper towel around the bottle, place it in the freezer and voila! Your drink will be chilled and quaffable in no time.

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How It Works: As the water from the damp kitchen towel evaporates, it draws heat away from the beer, thereby cooling it faster. Thank god for science!

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