Handy Device Chills Your Beer in Just 60 Seconds

Rebecca OConnell
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Waiting around for your drinks to get cold can be a thing of the past with the Chill-O-Matic. The portable device can turn any room temperature can into a freezing cold one in just 60 seconds—which, according to our math, is faster than your average refrigerator.

Running on two AA batteries, the plastic gadget—sold on HSN for $12.50—spins cans at a high speed, while submerged in an ice bath. Despite the quick spin, the soda or beer is never fizzy and is ready to drink right away. 

But if this device is a little too kitschy for your liking, don't worry—we have an alternate solution. Take a wet paper towel and wrap it around the can or bottle you want to cool down. Throw it in the freezer for about 15 minutes and you'll have a frosty brew ready to drink.