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How To: Home Brew Like the Commander-in-Chief: How to Make President Obama's White House Honey Ale and Porter

There's a lot of firsts that President Barack Obama can claim, like being the first POTUS from Hawaii, the first to publicly support same-sex marriage, and of course, the first African American to hold office. One of his coolest firsts, though, is that he's the first American president to ever brew his own beer in the White House. And thanks to a Redditor who filed a Freedom of Information Act request, two recipes have been released so that home brewers everywhere can give them a try.

How To: Make a Pineapple Lemon Fizz vodka cocktail

Serve this at your next BBQ while your guests are waiting for the meat to finish cooking! This drink calls for: 1 egg white, 1 ounce pineapple vodka, 1 ounce Limoncello, 1 ounce simple syrup, 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice, soda water and ice cubes. Garnish with a lemon wedge! Make a Pineapple Lemon Fizz vodka cocktail.

How To: Make a light and refreshing cucumber rum cocktail

Another great summer drink! The sweetness of fresh, ripe cucumber goes well with the rum. For this drink, you will need: 1 slice of cucumber, small cucumber cubes, 2 ounces single barrel rum, 1/2 ounce lemon juice or passion fruit juice, 1/2 ounce honey syrup, ice and another slice of cucumber for garnish. Make a light and refreshing cucumber rum cocktail.

How To: Open a bottle of beer using a pen

Chances are you're not always going to have a beer bottle opener in your house. For times when you have a huge party waiting to get their social lubrication on, make use of what's lying around the house. Check out this tip video to learn how to open a bottle of beer using a pen.

How To: Make an Old-Fashioned with bourbon, cherries, orange slices, bitters & sugar

Want to make an Old Fashioned 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 Purple Hooter with vodka, sour mix and Chambord

Want to make a Purple Hooter 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 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: Make a Dr. Kevorkian cocktail with vodka and Dr. Pepper

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.

How To: Make a bubbly red sex shooter with vodka, peach schnapps & grenadine

Want to make a bubbly red sex shooter 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' time. For more information, including a full list of ingredients and complete instructions on how to mix this drink yourself, take a look.

HowTo: Make Sweet Wine Slushies

While some may enjoy the taste of straight up spirits, others enjoy sweeter alcoholic treats (booze popsicles or Jell-O shots, maybe). Here's a recipe for an after dinner dessert-drink: Sweet Wine Slushies from The Kitchn.

How To: Mix a Jager cocktail with Jagermeister and sparkling wine

Want to make a Jager 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.

How To: Make a Senorita Margarita cocktail drink

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a Senorita margarita cocktail. You will need: tequila, Triple sec, sweet juice, lime juice, and orange juice. First, take a pre-salt rimmed glass and fill it up with ice. Then, add in 1 oz of tequila, then add in 1 oz of triple sec. After this, add in 1 oz of sweetened lime juice, 1 oz sour mix, and 1 oz of orange juice. Grab a lime to garnish on the side, then mix together with a straw. Serve immediately and enjoy this delicious drink! You can add more ...

HowTo: Turn Vodka into Gin

Not Martha takes another stab at making homemade, "bathtub" gin (see previous). Try her latest modification, and report back in the comment section below, please! This variation omits the heavy orange zest flavoring in the first recipe.

How To: Pour a perfect Irish Guinness & top it with a shamrock

Guinness is a fantastic beer straight out of Ireland and not one that is to be enjoyed quickly. You are meant to slowly pour and slowly savor this tasty stout. In this tutorial, learn how to pour a perfect Guinness from the tap and top it with a shamrock - just like in Ireland! Any Guinness fan knows, that pint is worth the wait, so give it a try!

How To: Brew beer at home using common household items

There is nothing tastier on a hot summer's day than an ice cold beer. Heck, there is nothing tastier on ANY day. If you would like to learn how to make a delicious batch of the good stuff right at home, check out this clip. Carl and Kevin will show you how to make fresh, delicious brewskis using only a few ingredients and other household items. This is a great, cheap way to liven up any party. This tutorial has five parts, so make sure to check them all out and start brewing!

How To: Light a match (while bartending) with one hand

This video illustrates how to light a match while bartending with one hand. Take a pack of match sticks. Slide the paper over the match pointer with your thumb. Fold a match stick backwards to the pack and fold it once at the edge of the pack. A match strip is printed over the edge in pack of match sticks. Just let the match stick rub the match strip using your thumb and the match stick is lighted up. Just slide over the table. Benefit after watching this video: 1. To light a match while bart...

How To: Open a Beer with Your Forearm

If you can't always crack open a cold one with the usual twisting motion, you might want to try it like shown in this instructional video. It keeps your t-shirts intact, and saves the humiliation of asking for a bottle opener for that twist-off cap. Follow along with this how-to video to learn how to open a beer bottle with your forearm.

How To: Mix a Black Forest cocktail

This is a very rich and very delicious dessert drink, that gets its name from the German Black Forest cake. The float is only for presentation and should be mixed before you drink it. Try to make your own chocolate syrup using high quality, high cacao content chocolate. Watch this video mixology tutorial and learn how to make a black forest cocktail. You will need gin, black cherry brandy, chocolate sauce, and vanilla yogurt.

How To: Make hard cider from apples

This daring docu-drama explores the esoteric underground of hard-cider brewing. This fast paced thriller is sure to captivate the mind, and leave you on the edge of your seat. OK, it's just a video shot with a 3mp Cannon digital camera on video mode and edited with some lousy free software. There are two different methods used to make this hard cider. 5 gallons of fresh cider with a starting specific gravity of 12 were pitched with White Labs liquid English Cider Yeast. This should yield arou...

How To: Mix a papi chulo cocktail or martini

Tequila, pineapple juice, cranberry juice, sweet and sour mix make up the Papi Chulo cocktail. Follow along with bartender Jack as he gives step by step directions for how to mix up this specialty drink as either a martini or on the rocks. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix the Papi Chulo cocktail.

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 poison ivy cocktail

Malibu rum, Malibu mango rum, Midori melon liqueur, pineapple juice, and soda water make up the posion ivy cocktail. Follow along with bartender Isaac as he gives step by step directions for how to mix up this sweet and fruity specialty drink (bottle twirling and Boston accent not necessary). Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix the poison ivy cocktail.

How To: Mix a Maggie May martini 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.

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.