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How To: Mix a mango-tini mango martini cocktail

While this specialty drink is delicious, be careful of the chili in this drink as it can be very hot! Learn how to make a mango-tini mango martini cocktail by watching this video mixology tutorial. You will need vodka, mango nectar, pineapple juice, lime juice, and chili.

How To: Mix an apple crumble cocktail

This fancy specialty drink is like dessert in a martini glass. You will need an apple, lemon zest, orange zest, a rum-infused vanilla pod, cinnamon sticks, and Brandy or cognac. Watch this video specialty drink-mixing tutorial and learn how to make an apple crumble cocktail.

How To: Mix a pistachio coffee liqueur martini cocktail

This delicious creamy cocktail is made with chocolate syrup and Starbucks Coffee Liqueur. Demonstrated by the dreamy Francesco Lafranconi, Master Mixologist. You will need chocolate syrup, cream, coffee liqueur, whiskey, and pistachio syrup. Watch this video specialty drink-mixing tutorial and learn how to make a pistachio coffee liqueur martini cocktail.

How To: Mix a Universe cocktail

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.

How To: Mix a Blue Lagoon vodka cocktail

Having a cocktail party and not quite sure what alcoholic beverages to serve up? Then watch this how to video to learn how to make a Blue Lagoon cocktail drink step by step. For th Blue Lagoon you will need the following ingredients: vodka, blue curacao, seven up and bar mix.

How To: Choose a good Chianti

This is a great episode that helps to explain exactly what Chianti is and what the different types mean. Gary tastes a couple different Chianti's and gives you his opinions and some great advice on how to choose a good Chianti (surprise you don't always have to pick the most known!)

How To: Mix a 007 cocktail with vodka, 7-Up, and orange juice

James Bond's alcoholic drink of choice might have been a shaken, not stirred martini, but the 007 (double O seven) is a sweet vodka, 7-Up, and orange juice cocktail. Learn how to make a 007 cocktail by watching this video beverage-making tutorial. Here's a hint, fast forward through the first minute of bloopers and start making this cocktail right away.

How To: Mix a New Moon cocktail with gin, triple sec, lime juice and tonic water

Want to make a New Moon 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.

How To: Mix a Mountain Sunrise cocktail with tequila, Mountain Dew and grenadine

Want to make a Mountain Sunrise 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 two minutes. For more information, including a full list of ingredients and complete instructions on how to mix this drink yourself, take a look.

How To: Mix a Panama Red cocktail with tequila, sour mix, triple sec & grenadine

Want to make a Panama Red 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 two minutes. For more information, including a full list of ingredients and complete instructions on how to mix this drink yourself, take a look.

How To: Open a Beer Bottle with a Rock Climbing Carabiner

This beer how-to video is important on the off chance that you have a beer to open but a bottle opener is not around and a carabiner is. Daniel Duane opens a bottle of beer with a piece of rock-climbing equipment. Follow along and learn how easy it is to open a beer bottle with an makeshift beer bottle opener.

How To: Make hooch or prison alcohol

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.

How To: Make delicious mango infused Tequila

Take the harshness out of everyone' favorite Cinco de Mayo libation by infusing tequila with the sweet, delicious, flavor of mango. The mango fruit will impart a refreshing drinkability to your tequila, perfect for a party, or any afternoon when need something tasty, and alcoholic, to sip on.

How To: Make a whiskey sour from scratch

This video teaches you how to make a whiskey sour drink from scratch. You first put 1 jigger of whiskey for each drink into a cocktail shaker. Next you add about ¾ of an ounce of lemon juice per drink. Then you add 1 tablespoon of sugar syrup. You make this by heating water and dissolving sugar in it, about 2x as much sugar as water. Next you add crushed ice, and shake until the drink is ice cold. You can tell when the drink is ice cold when the shaker begins to condensate and feels cold to t...

How To: Make a "Black & Blue" layered shooter

Watch this video to learn how to make a “Black and Blue” layered shooter. The ingredients are Hypnotiq, Blue Curacao and Jagermeister. Mix 1/2 oz of hypnotiq and 1/2 oz of blue curacao. Fill ice to the top of the shaker. Shake it and pour it into a cup. Top it off with 1/2 oz of Jagermeister. The resulting shot is blue on the bottom and black on top. The layering is impressively fine. The line should be perfectly floating on the top. The taste should be tropical and herbal. You have to really...

How To: Make a Flaming Blue Lamborghini fire cocktail

This video will teach you how to make a cocktail called a Flaming Blue Lamborghini. The alcohols are: Barcardi 151, Kahlua, Galiano and Blue Curacao. He uses a martini glass and pours in half an ounce of Bacardi and lights it. The glass is rotated while he adds Kahlua, Galiano and Blue Curacao. All the while, the drink is still flaming. While he continues to rotate the glass, he pours milk into it and the flame turns red and rises while a woman sips the drink with a straw. If you really want ...

How To: Mix an electric lemon drop martini

Dan Vincent, a bartender from Laguna Beach, CA shows you how to make "specialty martinis" at home for you, your family and friends in this video cocktail-mixing tutorial. This specialty drink recipe is a neon twist on the sweet, citrus martini. To mix the electric lemon drop you will need, vodka, blue curacao, margarita mix, and simple syrup.

How To: Mix a Drunken Buddha cocktail

Rum, nutmeg, ginger, cane syrup and apple juice make up the Drunken Buddha cocktail. Follow along with bartender Boun as he gives step by step directions for how to mix up this spiced specialty drink. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix the Drunken Buddha cocktail.

How To: Mix a fruity sexy mama cocktail

Lemon vodka, vanilla vodka, Malibu coconut rum, Triple Sec, pineapple juice, and grenadine make up the sweet and fruity sexy mama cocktail. Bartender Carolina gives the step by step directions for mixing up this tasty alcoholic delight. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix the sexy mama cocktail.

How To: Make homemade wine from store bought grape juice

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.

How To: Make a Flaming Zombie

The perfect drink for a Halloween party. A zombie is made with light rum, dark rum apricot brandy, and tropical fruit juices. To make it flaming, top with over proof rum and fire it up. Be sure to blow out the flame before drinking.