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How To: Make a Gone Tomorrow cocktail with gin and lemon juice

Want to make a Gone Tomorrow 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 classic margarita with tequila, triple sec, sour mix and lime juice

Want to make a basic margarita 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 cranberry margarita with tequila, triple sec and lime & cranberry juice

Want to make a cranberry margarita 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: Make smoky, rich, bacon-infused bourbon liquor for mixed drinks

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...

How To: Make screwdriver jellies with rum and agar (aka agar-agar)

Agar-agar. It looks like gelatin and acts like gelatin, but it's definitely not gelatin. Agar is the vegetarian-friendly version of gelatin, with no animal collagen. It's a plant-based thickening agent you can use in desserts and soups in lieu of the more popular gelatin. Jeff Potter shows us what he can do with orange juice, sugar, agar powder and a touch of rum, for a great screwdriver jelly. Make screwdriver jellies with rum and agar (aka agar-agar).

How To: Mix a Bloody Mary cocktail with vodka, tomato juice, orange juice & Tabasco

Want to make a Bloody Mary 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 a chocolate martini with vodka, crème de cacao and Hershey's syrup

Want to make a chocolate martini 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 a Surfer on Acid cocktail with Jägermeister, coconut rum & pineapple juice

Want to make a Surfer on Acid 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 a Beach Cruiser with spiced rum and pineapple juice

Want to make a Beach Cruiser 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 ...

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: 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: Make an indoor 3 story beer bong

In this episode of "Pimp My Crib - Campus Cribs" we will be examining how to give your 'Pad' a nice little touch up that everyone can enjoy, a lot. We will be making a 3 story tall beer bong. You will need the following items: A piece of string, about 20 feet of tube, a funnel, two clamps, a stopping valve, and a heat source. The first step, will be to measure your laundry shoot or other source, with a piece of string, to know how much tubing you need (usually about 20 feet). Attach the funne...

How To: Be a faster bartender

There are a lot of little things that separate good bartenders from great ones. Bartending calls for a knowledge of a lot of different liquors and drinks. However, all the knowledge in the world is useless if you can't work fast in a busy bar. Expert bartender Jason Griffin will show how to be a faster bartender.

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: Open a Bottle of Wine Without a Corkscrew

So, you have a date come over and everything's going fine, until... Damn! Where's your corkscrew to open the bottle of wine? Things might seem to be going downhill, but don't sweat it! If you have a screw & a screwdriver in your possession, this bottle of wine can be saved! In this video, learn how to open a bottle of wine without a corkscrew!

How To: Make the Italian Wedding cake martini

To make the Italian wedding cake martini, use vanilla vodka, white cream de cocoa, amaretto, a little bit of cranberry juice and a little bit of pineapple juice. First, fill a shaker with ice. Then, add 2 ounces of vanilla vodka, 1/2 of an ounce of amaretto, 1/2 of an ounce of crème de coca, one ounce of pineapple juice, and one ounce of cranberry juice to the shaker. Shake the ingredients together. When it's nice and cold, pour the light pink martini into the martini glass and serve.

How To: Mix a Bellini cocktail

In this video, from Gourmandia, we are shown how to make a Bellini cocktail, which was invented in 1950. The first ingredient is Proseco wine. He then adds some fresh peach juice. He alternates pouring a little bit of wine and a little bit of peach juice into a large goblet for mixing. He mixes it by gently swirling the goblet. The proportions for the Bellini are one part peach juice and two parts Proseco sparkling wine. If you do not have Proseco wine, champagne can be used instead, and the ...

How To: Make an americano cocktail

The Americano is a gentle introduction to the unusual, bitter taste of Campari. Cocktail shaker with top Crushed ice 2 oz. , Campari 2 oz. ,sweet vermouth Soda water, Orange twist, for garnish Lemon twist, for garnish Fill a cocktail shaker half-full with crushed ice. Add the Campari and sweet vermouth to the cocktail shaker. Replace the top on the cocktail shaker and shake gently for 15 to 20 seconds, making sure you do not bruise the alcohol. Transfer the drink to short cocktail glasses hal...

How To: Heat up & serve warm brandy

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!

How To: Make a cotton candy cosmo martini

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a cotton candy cosmo martini. This video provides all the ingredients required to make this martini. The ingredients required include: 1 1/2 oz of SKYY Vodka, 1/2 oz of X-Rated Fusion Liquor, 1oz of 100% cranberry juice and cotton candy. Users simply mix all three liquids together and pour it in a glass with cotton candy. This video will benefit those adult viewers who enjoy alcoholic beverages and would like to learn a new recipe.

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: Make a chili & passionfruit martini cocktail

Enzo Mitro shows how to make a chili and passion fruit martini cocktail. This is done by using vodka infused with lemon grass. Passion fruit puree is then added to that in a mixing glass. A small amount of passion fruit syrup is then added to that. A dash of lemon juice is then added. Chili seeds are the next ingredient. The amount of Chili seeds depends on how spicy you want the drink. After shaking all of the ingredients together, the drink is double strained into the martini glass because ...

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: Mix a Cherry Amaretto Sour cocktail drink

The Cherry Amaretto Sour is a classic cocktail drink you can enjoy anywhere… at the bar or at home. If you feel like having it at home, then just follow this alcohol recipe -- Cherry Amaretto Sour. Amaretto is an Italian sweet almond-flavored liqueur made from apricot or almond pits (or both). It's your main ingredient. Also in this drink: Sweet & Sour, Grenadine, Ice, Cherry Mix, and 7-Up or Tonic Water.

How To: Turn cheap vodka into good stuff

You can make inexpensive vodka taste as smooth as a top-shelf brand with a few easy maneuvers. Instead of splurging on pricey Grey Goose or Ketel One, grab a cheap vodka from the liquor store, a water filter pitcher with a charcoal filtration system (like Brita), and a mesh collander. Now you can mix up a deliciously fancy martini for a fraction of the price. Na zdarovye!

How To: Pour a Black and Tan beer with Bass and Guinness

This video tutorial will show you how to pour a Black and Tan beer with Bass and Guinness. If you don't know what a Black & Tan is, a Black & Tan is a beer made by the coupling of a pale ale (or bitter, or mild) with a dark beer such as a stout or porter. Keep in mind, there is no one, official, Black and Tan.

How To: Mix a Ditka Kick Ass Bloody Mary cocktail

Bridget Albert, master mixologist, shows how to shake up a delicious alcoholic drink. Follow along with the step-by-step directions in this how-to video and learn how to make a Ditka Kick Ass Bloody Mary. For the recipe used in this video cocktail-mixing tutorial, you will need 100 proof vodka, Ditka's Bloody Mary Kick Ass bloody mary mix, and lemon. Enjoy your fresh bloody mary cocktail.