Champagne is a delightful drink, but sometimes it can get a little scary - especially when the corks go flying! Here is how you can correcly store both opened and unopened bottles of champagne, and the proper way to serve it. Properly open, serve and store champagne and sparkling 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.
You want to limit anything that gets in the way of drinking your beer, so use these tips to get rid of that extra foam.
Nothing's better than a cold six-pack of your favorite beer—except maybe a cold six-pack of your favorite beer in a wooden caddy that you made yourself. With one of these, you can skip the paper ones they give you at the mix-and-match stations in grocery stores. Plus, it looks a lot better than cardboard.
Peach vodka, peach schnapps, blackberry schnapps, cranberry juice, and sweet and sour mix make up the most grossly named delicious cocktail. This specialty drink is incredibly embarrassing to order, but maybe make it at home following the directions in this step by step mixing guide. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix Ron's wet pussy cocktail.
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.
Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 4 Amarone wines, mainly cause he loves 'em and hopefully after his review, you'll try some and maybe love them too!
American Bartenders School shows you how to build a Cum Shot shooter with Bailey's, butterscotch schnapps and whipped cream.
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!
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.
Want to make a Bloody Jack 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.
Want to make a Mad Pirate 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.
Brewing beer in your basement using only one method is no fun. Watch this video to get informed on four different ways to brew beer, so if you don't like one way you have other methods to choose from.
Jungle Juice is a college frat party classic. In this tutorial, learn how to dump all of the left over liquor and juice in your kitchen and make this intoxicating cocktail.
In this Alcohol video tutorial you will learn how to make a Pim Pom cocktail with gin and pomegranate juice. This is an ideal cocktail for a summer evening. Dave presents this video. For this you will need a high wall glass filled with ice cubes. To this add 50ml Pimms No1. Now you simply top it with Pomegranate. For garnishing use an orange slice and some ripped basil. This is a perfect drink at a picnic or a barbeque and is a great way to impress your friends with your cocktail knowledge. G...
Are you a beer connoisseur? Check out this series of five videos that chronicles the homebrewing of an oatmeal stout beer. Within this series, the following topics are touched upon: An introduction to brewing, steeping your specialty grains, and prepping to mix in your malt extract. Skip picking up a six pack of the usual, when you can brew your own beer in the comfort of your own home.
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...
Mixologist Eben Freeman, of Tailor restaurant in New York City, identifies the bottles every bar must stock: vodka, gin, tequila, rum, bourbon, and more. The first rule is that you only need the bottles of alcohol to mix the drinks you like to make. This video guide also suggests picking key alcohols to make a wide variety basic drinks. Watch this video bartending tutorial and learn how to choose alcohol for maximum drink mixing in a home bar.
Do you go to the kinds of parties where people whip out beer bongs and drink like idiots? Well, maybe you want to drink like a jackass too. Watch this video boozing tutorial and learn how to use a beer bong. You'll get wasted in no time.
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.
Not everyone likes alcoholic drinks and so if you throw a party, you need to have some virgin options for your guests. Here are a few ideas and also some tips on how to handle your guests and the alcohol you serve them.
4/20 Break's Bruce Blackfoot and Cloud General teach you how to make Prison Alcohol or Pruno as the inmates call it.
A purple chongo drink, better known as a "Jay Tee Splash" consists of 4 main ingredients. If you can afford it, Bombay gin is the best. Otherwise, just a basic Seagram's gin or grocery store gin is ok. Next, Ocean Spray Cran-grape, which is cranberry and grape juice. Last two ingredients are Minute Maid orange juice and of course, ice. Get a basic 8 oz. glass and fill half way with ice. Cover the ice with the gin, let it melt down a few minutes. Then you can fill the rest of the glass with th...
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.
Do you want this refreshing Miami Vice at home? This simple guide can help you make this refreshing summer cocktail with ease. If you like rum, piña colada and the taste of strawberries, you can't not mix this.
Have you ever wanted to have a drink while relaxing in the TV. room? This video will show you how to make a delicious alcoholic drink that is extremely easy. Take a bottle of Vodka and a bottle of Sprite. Open the vodka and pour as much as you want into the glass. It really matters on how much you feel like drinking tonight. Typically you will want to pour a one to three ratio of vodka to sprite. So keep about two thirds of the glass empty for the sprite. Enjoy!
Infusing liquor with different flavors (seeds, herbs, spiced, fruits, cocoa nibs, etc.) is easier than you may think. All you need is an iSi Cream Whipper (re: nitrous oxide).
This is an easy homebrewers project for carbonating beverages in PET bottles with a CO2 regulator setup. You can get all these parts at an auto parts store. This is a clutch thing to use for making beer or cider. This keeps beer fresh!
The myzo is a real unique drink, both sweet and spicy. You will need lemon, elder flower cordial, water, vanilla vodka, and chili. Watch this video mixology tutorial and learn how to make a myzo martini cocktail.
This Mexican cocktail is the spicy lover missing from every drinker's life. You will need cucumber, cilantro, lime, agave nectar, tabasco sauce, and tequila. Watch this video specialty drink-mixing tutorial and learn how to make an Amante Picante cocktail.
Learn how the pros cut an orange garnish. Bartender Blake shows a simple way to cut a wedge of orange that fits easily on a martini glass. Watch this video bartending tutorial and learn how to make an orange garnish for a cocktail.
This how to video demonstrates how to shotgun a beer! How is this different from all the other beer shotguning videos you ask. Well in this particular demonstrations you will see how to open a hole in any beer can with your teeth.
Watch this how to video as our host explains how to shotgun a beer from a any bottle. You too can chug your favorite beer within seconds.
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.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make simple syrup. This task is very easy, fast and simple to do. Users will only need 1 cup of water and 1 cup of sugar. Simply pour the equal parts of sugar and water into a pot. Then boil the mixture until it bubbles for 3-4 minutes. This syrup is used to season different recipes. All the sugar should be dissolved in the mixture. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy cooking and baking, and would like to learn how to make simple syrup ...
ExtremeBartending teaches you in this video how to make an X-Ray Shooter or cocktail. First, chill the glass and leave some ice water inside. Grab the shaker and add a third of an ounce of Bailey's cream, then a third of an ounce of Frangelico and a third of an ounce of Kahlua. Add about two ounces of milk in the shaker. Shake that whole thing up. Lastly use a strainer and pour the mix into the chilled glass. You can serve the X-Ray cocktail or shooter.
It's not just about a pretty twist of lemon peel; it's about the lemon zest and the citrusy oil, and all of that nestling in your glass and interacting with your cocktail's ingredients, says CHOW. This is an important technique for bartenders. Learn how to make the perfect lemon twist as a cocktail garnish.
Learn how to mix a Mix a 357 Magnum cocktail from a hot girl bartender in this instructional video! Ingredients:
This is a very delicious, refreshing cocktail. Watch this video mixology tutorial and learn how to mix up this bartending recipe. To make the guava-tini guava martini, you will need mint, lime juice, vodka, guava nectar, and grapefruit juice.
This instructional video takes you step by step in making an old fashioned--a classic cocktail still enjoyed today. Steps: