Hot Alcohol How-Tos

How To: Make a Blue Bayou cocktail with vodka, blue curaçao and pineapple juice

Want to make a Blue Bayou 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: Use science to keep your beer cold at the beach

Nothing ruins beer like hot sunshine, but nothing makes a summer beach trip better than drinking an ice cold beer. You don't need to bring a fridge for keeping your alcohol cold - just use science! Pack a cooler with ice and rock salt to keep your favorite beverage perfectly chilled for your next picnic.

How To: Properly open and serve a bottle of wine

Are you one to pop open a bottle of wine and throw back a few glasses immediately until it's gone? Well, you may not be aware of this, but there is a science to the proper way to open a bottle of wine. In this video, learn from Wine Tasters TV and Giammario Villa the correct way to open and serve a bottle of wine for friends or in a restaurant.

How To: Mix a Sour Patch tequila and wine cocktail

Orange, lime, lemon, sugar, tequila, liquor 43, lime juice, Sprite, sweet and sour mix, and red wine make up the Sour Patch cocktail. It's like a sangria margarita. Follow along with bartender Cindy as she gives step by step directions for how to mix up this citrus-y sweet specialty drink. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix the Sour Patch cocktail.

How To: Make a vodka and Sprite in seconds

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!

How To: Choose a Stellenbosch South African red wine

Gary talks about four wines from an underrated region, South Africa. He reviews the following wines from the Stellenbosch region of South Africa: 2001 Warwick Estate Reserve Red, 2002 Warwick Three Cape Ladies Red, 2001 Rudera Cabernet Sauvignon, and 2003 Thelema Cabernet Sauvignon.

How To: Uncork a bottle of wine without a corkscrew

Sometimes you just don't have a corkscrew, and there's really no other way to celebrate with a bottle of wine without one— or is there? If you're daring enough, you can try out this method of boiling the bottle of wine, which will create steam gas inside the wine bottle, causing the cork to slowly rise out of the neck, until it pops off like a champagne bottle! Only try this method if you're willing to heat your wine slightly— it could ruin the overall taste.

How To: Make a purple chongo drink

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...

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: Remove the cork from a bottle without a corkscrew

If your out camping or out on a picnic and completely forgot your corkscrew for your wineglass then you can easily still remove the corkscrew from your bottle to enjoy your wine. To do so you will need a towel and to find a tree. Wrap the bottle in a towel and walk over to the tree. Beat the bottom of the bottle against the tree for a good couple of minutes. The beating of the bottle should loosen the corkscrew from the top of the bottle. Next after your finished grab and corkscrew with your ...

How To: Make hooch or prison alcohol

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.

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: Mix a Purple Pirate with rum and grape juice

Want to make a Purple Pirate 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: Mix a Sunny Delight with citrus vodka, triple sec, Sunny D & soda water

Want to make a Sunny Delight 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: 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 a Flaming Zombie

The perfect drink for a Halloween party. A zombie is made with light rum, dark rum apricot brandy, and tropical fruit juices. To make it flaming, top with over proof rum and fire it up. Be sure to blow out the flame before drinking.

How To: Mix an Apple Jack with Jack Daniel's whiskey and apple juice

Want to make an Apple 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.

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: 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: Open a bottle of wine with a traditional corkscrew

There are certain tasks that adults are simply expected to know how to perform: opening a bottle of wine with a traditional-style corkscrew happens to be one of them. Happily, the sommelier in this oenophile's guide provides a complete walkthrough of the process. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.

How To: Mix a 007 cocktail with vodka, 7-Up, and orange juice

James Bond's alcoholic drink of choice might have been a shaken, not stirred martini, but the 007 (double O seven) is a sweet vodka, 7-Up, and orange juice cocktail. Learn how to make a 007 cocktail by watching this video beverage-making tutorial. Here's a hint, fast forward through the first minute of bloopers and start making this cocktail right away.

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.

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: Get Drunk Fast

Sick of pounding beer and shots to get drunk faster? Here's a sure-fire way to get drunk faster, be forewarned, this involves using your anus. If you can't view the video below, you can check out this MANswer over on Spike.

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