Celebrity chef Alton Brown took to his YouTube channel again and displayed a creative how-to on a rather straightforward task.
The only difference is that this demonstration comes with a warning: Don't try this at home.
Brown published a video on Wednesday titled "Champagne Saber Time." The post is a step-by-step tutorial on how to open a Champagne bottle with a sword. In typical Brown fashion, the TV personality also breaks down the science behind a Champagne bottle's cork popping and the history of Champagne drinking.
"Champagne: In victory, you deserve; in defeat, you need it," Brown pans at the beginning of the almost five minute piece. "Or so said Napoleon, and he should know. As his light cavalry units stylishly charged around Europe in the — a long time ago, they drank a great deal of this stuff, or so legend states."
After joking that the viewer has to sign a waiver, Brown begins the demonstration by placing the bottle of bubbly upside down in an ice bucket. He insists itRead More »from Celebrity Chef Demonstrates How to Open a Champagne Bottle With a Sword