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How To: Mix a B-51, B-52, B-53, and B-54 shots

America is in danger, and our leading secret agent has come to Rob "Riki Tiki" Roy for help. He'll be giving her the B-51, B-52, B-53, and B-54. You will need Frangelico, Grand Marnier, Sambuca, Creme de Menthe, Kahlua and Irish Cream liqueur. Watch and follow along to learn how to mix up these potently alcoholic shots.

How To: Make killer booze, aka pruno (homemade alcoholic prison wine)

If you've just killed your whole family and you find yourself bunking down in an L.A prison for 40 years, chances are you are going to come across a primitive form of alcohol called Pruno. It's all the rage these days in the slammer. Many inmates have given up trying to smuggle drugs in, so they have been forced to get creative. The result is this ridiculous form of booze that has many simple ingredients and some totally absurd ingredients - such as tomato sauce.

How To: Mix a Hairspray cocktail with gin and Sprite or 7-up

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.

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 tequila from agave nectar

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.

How To: Get a cork out of a wine bottle

Remove the top of the lead or foil capsule by cutting around the rim of the bottle with the sharp point of the corkscrew. The arms of the cork-screw will have to be raised for this step. You can also make a slit in the foil and remove the whole capsule before beginning.

How To: Make a "Sunday Snuggie" with Jagermeister & whiskey

This is a video from Derrick Schommer of Everyday Drinkers: Common Man Cocktails. He describes how to make a "Sunday Snuggie," which has 2 oz Jagermeister and 2 oz Bourbon whiskey. This also contains cranberry juice, grenadine, and a mix of 1 oz of lime, 1 oz of lemon, and 1 oz of simple syrup which makes a sour mix. Use 2 oz of that. Once he explains all of the ingredients he goes on to a demonstration of how to make the drink. After he makes the drink he goes on to sip and describe it. He s...

How To: Make a Blue Mediterranean gin cocktail

In this video, Derrick Schommer, sales engineer, podcaster and host of Common Man Cocktails shows viewers how to mix up a Blue Mediterranean. This classy gin cocktail is based on Bombay Sapphire gin, teamed with lemon-and-lime Sprite and Blue Curacao for a sophisticated, slightly sweet drink. The Blue Curacao and gin are placed in a high-ball glass with ice, then the drink is topped off with Sprite and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.

How To: Mix a raspberry lemon drop martini cocktail

Dan Vincent, a bartender from Laguna Beach, CA shows you how to make "specialty martinis" for you, your family and friends in this video cocktail-mixing tutorial. Give that basic lemon drop a summery berry twist! To make a raspberry lemon drop you will need vodka, simple syrup, Chambord raspberry liqueur, sweet and sour mix, and some blackberries for garnish.

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 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: Make an alcoholic Red Hot Cider cocktail

This video will teach and show how to make an alcoholic Red Hot Cider cocktail. First, put two ounces of apple jack and half an ounce of lemon juice. Next, throw in one ounce simple syrup with 4 ounces of hard cider. After which, add a pinch of salt, dash of orange bitters. Then, stick a red hot poker in it so it catches fire. Finally, add garnish, orange peel, and a stick of cinnamon in the glass. Now you have yourself an alcoholic Red Hot Cider cocktail.

How To: Mix a blackout cocktail

Rob "Riki Tiki" Roy mixes up another cocktail, with fire! You will need sugar, Bacardi 151 rum, floral tea, amaretto, Grand Marnier, white creme de cacao, and whipping cream. Watch this video beverage-making tutorial and learn how to mix a blackout cocktail.

News: The Science Behind a Good Beer Head

Beer foam is a wonderful thing. It's what makes the scent of barley and hops waft up into your nostrils and starts your guzzling experience off right. Unless you think of foam as just wasted space that could have been more beer. To each his own.

How To: Mix a New York Tiger cocktail with whiskey, triple sec and grenadine

Want to make a New York Tiger 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: 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: Mix a James Bond Vesper martini cocktail

The Vesper, made famous by Ian Fleming in Casino Royale, his first James Bond 007 book, is worthy of the gods. The delightful way the gin interacts with the twangy, piny, citrus notes of the Lillet blanc, all bolstered by a dose of vodka. Mmmm. Its pale yellow glimmer beckons the lips to take a dip in its icy splendor. But be careful, at 3 and a half ounces of alcohol, the potency of this beauty sneaks up on you. You may start divulging secrets to those around you. You will need gin, vodka, L...

How To: Bottle mead

In this tutorial, we learn how to bottle mead. When you are bottling mead there are a lot of things to take into consideration. You can use different styles of bottles that are clear so you can see what's inside of them. Use the #9 types of corks because they work very well with bottles and create a great seal. If you use a cheap one the cork will break off into the mead. Prepare the corks before mottling by placing them in boiling water and leaving it to steam for a few minutes. Use these ti...

How To: Mix a B-52 cocktail shooter

What better way to learn how to mix a drink than from a hot girl! This bartending how-to video teaches a cocktail recipe for a B-52 shot. You will need Kahlua coffee liqueur, Bailey's Irish cream liqueur, and Gran Marnier orange liqueur. Follow along with this video mixology lesson and find out how to make a B-52 cocktail shooter. Get your (alcoholic) drink on.

How To: Mix an electric lemonade cocktail drink

American Bartenders School shows how to make a Electric Lemonade mixed drink cocktail. You will need vodka, blue curacao, sweet and sour mix, and lemon lime soda, like Sprite or 7-Up. Watch this video specialty drink-mixing tutorial and learn how to make an electric lemonade cocktail.

How To: Mix a Gorilla Fart cocktail shot

What better way to learn how to mix a drink than from a hot girl! This bartending how-to video teaches a cocktail recipe for a Gorilla Fart shot. You will need Bacardi 151 rum, Southern Comfort, and Jack Daniels bourbon whiskey. Follow along with this video mixology lesson and find out how to make a Gorilla Fart cocktail shooter. Get your (alcoholic) drink on.

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 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 Peppermint Mocha martini

A great holiday cocktail, this recipe calls for: 1 1/2 ounces espresson vodka, 1 ounce vanilla vodka, 1 1/2 ounces chocolate creme liquer, 1 ounce peppermint schnapps (100 proof), chilled chocolate syrup, crushed peppermint candy, ice and a peppermint stick to garnish. Make a Peppermint Mocha martini.

How To: Mix a leg spreader cocktail

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.