Tequila and Bailey's make up the Irish Cactus cocktail. Follow along with bartender Kevin as he gives step by step directions for how to mix up this specialty drink. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix the Irish Cactus cocktail.
Watch this video tutorial to learn how to open a wine bottle without using a corkscrew and just your shoe. First thing you need to do is to take off your shoe, then put the bottle bottom up in the shoe. Find a firm surface to hit against, best to use some sort of wall. Smack the shoe against it with the bottle in the shoe, heel towards the wall. Make sure you hold on to the neck of the bottle with the other hand. Depending on how far in the cork is, your going to have to whack it against the ...
Learn how the pros cut an orange garnish. Bartender Blake shows a simple way to cut a wedge of orange that fits easily on a martini glass. Watch this video bartending tutorial and learn how to make an orange garnish for a cocktail.
Prepare the coconuts by drilling a one inch hole in them . Drain out the coconut milk and rinse out the inside of the coconuts with spring water. Add mead and then cork with a rubber stopper and airlock. All that's being done is fermenting the coconuts so the mead can absorb the coconut flavor.
If you're a bacon lover, you can't pass up this drink recipe! Believe it or not, this video will show you what it takes to make a bacon-flavored bourbon for cocktails and mixed drinks. It's called fat-washing bacon over bourbon, where you add warm bacon grease to bourbon and let it sit for 24 hours, which produces smoky, rich, bacon-flavored liquor. Strain and funnel the mixture into a bar bottle and add it to your favorite drinks that call for bourbon. Clever idea from Aaron Butler of Russel...
With the advent of a clever product called Spike Your Juice, you can now turn a a variety of juices into wine in just 48 hours. Slap down $9.99 for kit, and proceed as followed:
First introduced to the world at the legendary Studio 54, the Universe won First Prize in the the 1978 U.S. Bartenders Guild Annual Competition. And no wonder. Its beguiling mix of tropical juices and slightly nutty finish are certain to wake up your palate. Fair warning: the Universe is so delicious, make sure you have enough ingredients when your guests ask for one or two more. You will need Midori melon liqueur, vodka, pistachio liqueur, lime juice, and pineapple juice.
James Bond might have switched to margaritas if he had ever taken a sip of this cocktail. Never forget the ingredients, the drink name is an acronym. Tequila, orange liqueur (Cointreau), orange juice, 7-Up and lime make up the 007 margarita cocktail. Follow along with bartender Alex as he gives step by step directions for how to mix up this citrus-y specialty drink. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix the 007 margarita cocktail.
Gary talks about four wines from an underrated region, South Africa. He reviews the following wines from the Stellenbosch region of South Africa: 2001 Warwick Estate Reserve Red, 2002 Warwick Three Cape Ladies Red, 2001 Rudera Cabernet Sauvignon, and 2003 Thelema Cabernet Sauvignon.
This video alcohol-brewing tutorial shows how to make hooch. Bring that cozy feeling of hard-time in prison to your own home, or get ready for an upcoming jaunt in jail. Even if you're just really cheap and looking to get really drunk on the cheap, this video is for you. You'll need water, brown bread, orange juice, sugar, and a bottle to store it in. Watch this instructional video and learn how to make some hooch.
You want to limit anything that gets in the way of drinking your beer, so use these tips to get rid of that extra foam.
Have you ever wanted to have a drink while relaxing in the TV. room? This video will show you how to make a delicious alcoholic drink that is extremely easy. Take a bottle of Vodka and a bottle of Sprite. Open the vodka and pour as much as you want into the glass. It really matters on how much you feel like drinking tonight. Typically you will want to pour a one to three ratio of vodka to sprite. So keep about two thirds of the glass empty for the sprite. Enjoy!
There's nothing better than a good, cold brewski—unless that beer comes from your very own pirate chest cooler. Of course, it would be better if your pirate chest was full of gold, but this has got to be the next best thing (though, maybe you can have both).
Do you go to the kinds of parties where people whip out beer bongs and drink like idiots? Well, maybe you want to drink like a jackass too. Watch this video boozing tutorial and learn how to use a beer bong. You'll get wasted in no time.
A purple chongo drink, better known as a "Jay Tee Splash" consists of 4 main ingredients. If you can afford it, Bombay gin is the best. Otherwise, just a basic Seagram's gin or grocery store gin is ok. Next, Ocean Spray Cran-grape, which is cranberry and grape juice. Last two ingredients are Minute Maid orange juice and of course, ice. Get a basic 8 oz. glass and fill half way with ice. Cover the ice with the gin, let it melt down a few minutes. Then you can fill the rest of the glass with th...
Do you want this refreshing Miami Vice at home? This simple guide can help you make this refreshing summer cocktail with ease. If you like rum, piña colada and the taste of strawberries, you can't not mix this.
In this video from ExtremeBartending, you can learn how to heat up and serve warm brandy, a classic drink, which is particularly nice to sip on a cold night. The video offers three separate ways to achieve your warm brandy, using hot water in a brandy snifter to warm the glass, and then pouring in the brandy, putting hot water in a separate glass, and then resting your brandy snifter on that, or finally, a bold method that actually involves setting the brandy on fire!
Nothing's better than a cold six-pack of your favorite beer—except maybe a cold six-pack of your favorite beer in a wooden caddy that you made yourself. With one of these, you can skip the paper ones they give you at the mix-and-match stations in grocery stores. Plus, it looks a lot better than cardboard.
In Mexico, there are a lot of kinds of agave, and depending on the type of agave you can make different drinks. Blue agave is the only kind used to make tequila. The harvested agave stalks are then steamed in an oven for a day, and then cooled for another day. The stalks are then fermented. No need to add any sugar. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to make tequila from agave nectar. Make tequila from agave nectar.
Infusing liquor with different flavors (seeds, herbs, spiced, fruits, cocoa nibs, etc.) is easier than you may think. All you need is an iSi Cream Whipper (re: nitrous oxide).
This video teaches you how Laphroaig whiskey is made and also how to properly taste it. It gives background on the Laphroaig brewing company, explaining the process Laphroaig whiskey goes through and how to properly drink the completed whiskey. The video is a great tutorial on the background of whiskey making.
The Sazerac is the oldest cocktail we know of and is in fact that first contail ever made. Invented in the mid 1800s, a Sazerac requires you to light up a sugar cube for show.
Watch this quick demonstration and learn how to cork a homemade bottle of wine.
Not a sports fan, but still want to get your hands-free drink on? Instructables user DucttapeNinja has just the thing for you—a beer helmet inspired by Gimli from Lord of the Rings. So, now you can double the time between trips to the fridge during your next LOTR marathon. One helmet to intoxicate them all! You'll need a cheap drink helmet (with straws already attached), two matching tankards or steins, some craft foam, and acrylic paint.
Despite the name, Oktoberfest is in full effect worldwide with its huge festivals and specially brewed beers drawing in brewski lovers of all shapes and sizes. If the festivals are out of reach, maybe you should bring the festival to you before it's too late. By taking advantage of the same watermelon keg idea that everyone knows all to well, you can easily turn a pumpkin into a beer-dispensing fruit.
Want to make a Hairspray cocktail like a champion bartender? This clip will show you how it's done. With the proper technique, mixing the perfect drink can be easy. So easy, in fact, that this free video bartenders' guide can present an overview of the process in about a minute. For more information, including a full list of ingredients and complete instructions on how to mix this drink yourself, watch this video drink recipe.
Want to make a screaming orgasm like a champion bartender? This clip will show you how it's done. With the proper technique, mixing the perfect drink can be easy. So easy, in fact, that this free video bartenders' guide can present an overview of the process in about a minute's time. For more information, including a full list of ingredients and complete instructions on how to mix this drink yourself, take a look.
John Blake, from County Clare, Ireland, shows us how to properly pour a traditional Black and Tan beer in this video alcohol recipe.
The American Bartender's School shows you how to make a "bald pussy" cocktail drink. Check out this how-to video from wonderhowto.com for tips on getting drunk fast with a bald pussy.
Want to make an Apocalypse Now cocktail like a champion bartender? This clip will show you how it's done. With the proper technique, mixing the perfect drink can be easy. So easy, in fact, that this free video bartenders' guide can present an overview of the process in about a minute. For more information, including a full list of ingredients and complete instructions on how to mix this drink yourself, watch this video drink recipe.
Become a beer farmer and start saving cash on kegs by making everything yourself! This video teaches you how to bottle and cap your beer after you've brewed it.
This video shows how to make a winter holiday Jack Frost Manhattan cocktail. You will need peppermint schnapps, Makers Mark whiskey, and sweet vermouth. Put some ice cubes in a tall glass. Use a small (ox) measuring glass and pour 2 ounces of whiskey into the glass. Add 1 ounce of peppermint schnapps and 1/4 of an ounce of vermouth. Add more ice if needed and stir for 30 seconds or until the drink is cold. Strain the mixture into a cocktail glass. Take the stem off of the cherry to give it th...
American Bartenders School shows how to make a Leg Spreader mixed drink cocktail recipe. This drink can be served in a small rock glass or in a shot glass. You will need spiced rum (like Captain Morgan's), coconut rum, pineapple juice, and peach schnapps. Learn how to mix a leg spreader cocktail or shooter by watching this video beverage-making tutorial.
Dewar's scotch and soda water make up the scotch and soda cocktail. Follow along with bartender John as he gives step by step directions for how to mix up this classic drink. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix the Dewar's scotch and soda cocktail.
Finally, a cocktail worthy of being named by the greatest Rod Stewart song of all time. Southern Comfort, amaretto, Chambord, lime juice, grenadine, and triple sec make up the sweet Maggie May martini cocktail. Follow along with bartender Maggie as she gives step by step directions for how to mix up this specialty drink. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix the Maggie May martini cocktail.
Veteran bartender Paul Murphy shows Bill Daley how to prepare top shelf, specialty alcoholic drinks for holiday guests. Learn how to mix a Jack Frost, a delicious chocolate mint martini with white chocolate liqueur, vanilla vodka, and peppermint schnapps, an Ebenezer's Egg Nog cocktail, an egg nog mixed with coffee liqueur, like Kahlua, and a Seasons martini, with cranberry juice, orange vodka, cranberry vodka, and apple schnapps. Watch this video beverage-making tutorial and follow along to ...
Tony Spinelli Sr., of Seymour, Connecticut, an expert at making homemade wine from store bought grape juice, shows and explains how to do it yourself. Tip: use Manishevitz grape juice for best results. May also buy pre-pressed vineyard juices for authentic Cabernets, etc.
Learn how to mix a Chilton cocktail from a hot girl in this instructional bartending video! Ingredients:
American Bartenders School shows you how to build a Cum Shot shooter with Bailey's, butterscotch schnapps and whipped cream.
Want to make a Dr. Kevorkian cocktail like a champion bartender? This clip will show you how it's done. With the proper technique, mixing the perfect drink can be easy. So easy, in fact, that this free video bartenders' guide can present an overview of the process in about a minute's time. For more information, including a full list of ingredients and complete instructions on how to mix this drink yourself, take a look.