Hot Alcohol How-Tos

How To: Make a margarita using a mix

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a margarita using a mix. You will need: 1/3 c tequila, 2/3 c margarita mix, 1/2 c lemon lime, 1/2 lemon, and Grand Marnier. First, pour all the ingredients into a shaker with ice and combine them all together. After this, grab your margarita glass and rim it with salt. Next, pour the mixture into the margarita glass and then place a lime wedge as garnish on the side. This will serve two people and tastes great! This is perfect for an afternoon cocktail o...

How To: Mix a spiced raspberry martini cocktail

Make a lime, ginger and raspberry martini - a unique and zesty cocktail mixed by bartender extraordinaire Steve Drew. You will need ginger, lime, raspberry vodka, and Chambord raspberry liqueur. Watch this video beverage-making tutorial and learn how to mix a spiced raspberry martini cocktail.

How To: Mix a classic margarita

Instead of using pre-made mixes or sweet and sour, this drink-making video tutorial shows how to mix up a traditional margarita. Learn the original recipe and how to make a margarita like they did back in the day.

How To: Put a whole fruit inside a bottle

This how-to video teaches you the secret of real natural fruity liquor, by learning how it's possible to put an entire fruit inside a regular bottle. It's a really simple technique, and yet most people will be puzzled how you've managed to squeeze the fruit through the bottleneck! Any bottle will do, and most kinds of fruits will work great! Give it a try, just watch this instructional video!

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.

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: Use a shoe and no corkscrew to open a bottle of wine

Watch this video tutorial to learn how to open a wine bottle without using a corkscrew and just your shoe. First thing you need to do is to take off your shoe, then put the bottle bottom up in the shoe. Find a firm surface to hit against, best to use some sort of wall. Smack the shoe against it with the bottle in the shoe, heel towards the wall. Make sure you hold on to the neck of the bottle with the other hand. Depending on how far in the cork is, your going to have to whack it against the ...

How To: Mix a Beefeater gin and tonic cocktail

Beefeater gin and tonic water make up the classic gin and tonic cocktail. Follow along with bartender Andrea as she gives step by step directions for how to mix up this traditional drink. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix the gin and tonic cocktail.

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: Make a Lava Lamp cocktail with rum

Watch this recipe from Common Man Cocktails to make the coolest looking alcoholic drink called a Lava Lamp Cocktail. The ingredients you need for the drinks are spiced rum (they use Captain Morgan's), Malibu Coconut Rum, grenadine, pineapple juice, a shaker and a Collins beverage glass to serve. Follow the easy instructions (and make sure to combine the ingredients in the correct order to create the Lava Lamp affect) and make a drink that is the hit of any party, particularly a 70's theme party!

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: Use a beer bong

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.

How To: Mix a Woo Woo cocktail with vodka, peach schnapps & cranberry juice

If you have vodka, peach schnapps & cranberry juice, then you've got what it takes to make a Woo Woo cocktail. 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, take a look.

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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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 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: 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 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: 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.

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