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How To: Serve the perfect Stella Artois beer

Are you looking for a nice, tasty beer? Stella Artois is a global lager first brewed in Leuven, Belgium in 1926. It is one of the world's best-selling beers and is enjoyed in more than 80 countries. Its full, characteristic flavor and high quality is assured through a superior brewing process and by using the finest ingredients available. In this video clip, learn how to serve the perfect Stella Artois Beer.

How To: Mix a Bitter Pill cocktail with vodka, Jack Daniels, cola and lemon juice

Want to make a Bitter Pill 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 Backhand Panther cocktail

Simon Adams and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a Backhand Panther cocktail. A fiery cocktail that invigorates and gives energy to those who dare - not for those wanting to relax, but for those who want to party! Remove the hulls from 4 strawberries and place 3 into the cocktail shaker. Pour over with a dash of sugar syrup. Now use a muddle stick (or the back of a fork) to press the ingredients together. Add the ice, enough to half fill the shaker. Finally, measure out and pour in 25ml of ra...

How To: Mix a Hula Hoop cocktail with gin, orange juice and pineapple juice

Want to make a Hula Hoop 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: Open a bottle of wine without an opener

Everyone's been there... You're about to share a glass of wine with a friend or loved one, and you can't find your bottle opener to open the bottle of wine. What are you to do? In this video, learn how to open a bottle using a screw driver, a screw and a pair of pliers. Warning: This ain't easy.

How To: Mix a Blue Lagoon cocktail with vodka, blue curaçao, grenadine & lemonade

Want to make a Blue Lagoon 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 moonshine at home

This two-part video tutorial shows you how to make classic moonshine. The first part shows you how to make the mash. The second part shows you how to make a still and complete the moonshine. Just make sure you have the right equipment, the right ingredients, and follow the directions exactly! The quality of your moonshine depends on it!

How To: Distill your own alcohol

Julia Nolan, an honest to goodness Chemical Engineer, joins us on this week's episode of Systm with an easy way to distill hard liquor. Instead of building (or buying) a complicated still, made of copper and welded together, Julia has a super simple hack for a a standard countertop water distiller. The end result? We distill some pretty powerful hooch from a batch of hard cider made from apple juice concentrate! (You'll need a food grade bucket along with brewer's yeast to make the cider. (It...

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: Mix a Blue Diablo cocktail with tequila, blue curaçao & orange juice

Want to make a Blue Diablo 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: Mix an All American cocktail with bourbon, Southern Comfort, Coca-Cola

Want to make an All-American 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 Slippery Nipple mixed drink with Irish cream and butterscotch schnapps

Want to make a Slippery Nipple mixed drink 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: Brew your own stout beer at home

For some people, the beers that are out on the market can be a bit drab and lack on flavor. It can be expensive when it comes to trying new things, so what's the next best option? Make your own of course! In this tutorial, you'll find out how to brew your own stout beer from your home. Good luck and rememeber be smart, not stupid! Enjoy!

How To: Make a creamsicle martini

Follow along as we are told how to make a creamsicle martini. What you will need: -Vodka -Triple Sec -Orange Juice -Half and Half cream What to do: -Fill a shaker up with ice. (The more ice the better, it gets it nice and cold) -Add 1oz. Vodka -Add 1oz. Triple Sec -Add 1oz. Orange Juice -Add 1oz. Half and Half -Shake to mix all the flavors together. The shaker should start to get frosty because it is so cold. -Pour into martini glass and add an orange slice as a garnish. There you have it, a ...

How To: Open a beer bottle with BIC lighter

This beer how-to video demonstrates how to open a non-twistoff beer bottle with nothing but a BIC lighter. Watch and learn how simple it is to open beer bottles with a BIC lighter and a little leverage. This beer trick comes in handy when you don't have anything to open bottles with.

News: Cocktail Blueprints

Below, two different sets of schematics for mixing cocktails: the first is the "Engineer's Guide to Drinks" designed some time in the '80s; the second is a set of sleek infographics for mixing the perfect drink, from Brazilian illustrator Fabio Rex.

How To: Mix a Black Dahlia with Jagermeister, vodka, and a can of Red Bull

Want to mix a Black Dahlia 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 Cane Mojito

Milana from Tap Tap in South Beach, Florida, demonstrates making a cane sugar mojito. After explaining the history of mojitos, she pours 1½ ounces of rum into a large glass that has already been filled with ice. Then, she puts fresh mint and raw sugar in a large mortar.

How To: Mix a Ramos Gin Fizz cocktail

The use of egg white and cream in this version of the fizz creates a unique experience. Velvet with a citrus background and a bubbly pop, the Ramos Gin Fizz is a delightful drink. To mix this cocktail, you will need gin, lemon juice, lime juice, egg white, cream, and some strong arms. Learn how to mix up a Ramos Gin Fizz cocktail by watching this video beverage-making tutorial.

How To: Mix a Homemade Pimms cocktail

Expert mixologists Soulshakers show you how to make a Homemade Pimms cocktail at home. This drink has cucumber and mint, to make it an excellent and refreshing summer drink. I think it's a better use of mint than a Mojito. You need ginger beer, lime soda and vodka. Mix a Homemade Pimms cocktail.

How To: Mix a Harrison Ford cocktail with vodka, Kahlúa and Bailey's Irish cream

Want to make a Harrison Ford cocktail or 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 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 firecracker shots for the 4th of July

What's the best way to celebrate your independence? Alcohol. There's no a soul out there that can't enjoy a few drinks during a nice celebration. So, why not go a step further with some crazy shots? Shots are the quickest and easiest way to get drunk fast. Do it for your country — but don’t overdo it. Mix up a batch of patriotic cocktails for your Independence Day party.

How To: Open a bottle of wine with your shoe

In this how-to video, Jake Westerfeld, the online media coordinator for Cameron Hughes Wine, will show you how to open a bottle of wine with your shoe. In order to do this, you will need a shoe and any kind of wine in a bottle. Make sure you practice safety before attempting this, so wear goggles and gloves. First, place the bottom of the bottle inside your shoe. From there, hold the bottle and shoe so that the bottle is horizontal. Next, band the bottom of the shoe against the wall until the...

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 Red Bull Jell-O shots

In this how-to video, you will learn how to make Red Bull Jell-O shots. You will need any type of Vodka, watermelon flavored Jell-O, ketchup and mustard containers, a whisk, Red Bull, a sauce pan, several 2 oz plastic containers with lids, cookie sheets, newspapers, a mixing bowl, and a 2-cup measuring cup. First, cover the entire work area with newspaper. Cover a cookie sheet with newspaper and place as many 2 oz plastic cups over it as you can. Pour one cup of Red Bull into the sauce pan an...