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 Mario Party Jello Shots

In this video, we learn how to make Mario Party Jell-O shots. You will need raspberry Jell-O, lime Jell-O, and tequila to make this. First, pour the Raspberry Jell-O packet into a bowl and combine it with hot water, then add in raspberry vodka in equal parts to the water. Stir this well until all the Jell-O is dissolved, and pour into paper shot glass cups. When finished, do the same process for the lime Jell-O, except add in tequila instead of raspberry vodka. Let these set up in the fridge ...

How To: Brew apple fine alcohol at home

This instructional video will teach you how to brew your own AppleFine, 8.5% alcoholic beverage. This is the perfect get-drunk-fast solution, as it is cheap, high on alcohol, and absolutely delicious! You will need 22 liters of apple juice, 1.3 kilograms of dextrose, 1 carboy kit, and one funnel. Watch this video home-brewing tutorial and learn how to make apple fine.

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 B-51, B-52, B-53, and B-54 shots

America is in danger, and our leading secret agent has come to Rob "Riki Tiki" Roy for help. He'll be giving her the B-51, B-52, B-53, and B-54. You will need Frangelico, Grand Marnier, Sambuca, Creme de Menthe, Kahlua and Irish Cream liqueur. Watch and follow along to learn how to mix up these potently alcoholic shots.

How To: Make a Jägermeister Jagermonster cocktail

Are you interested in parties and cocktails? Let's make a Jagermonster cocktail. Start with a rock splash and ice it up a little bit. Next, get another glass for an ice mixture, one ounce of Jagermeister, and a little bit of grenadine. Then, add 4 ounces of orange juice. Shake it up well for a good mixture, get rid of the previous ice in the glass, and pour it in. This will provide a variety in your list of cocktails.

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: Make a winter holiday "Jack Frost Manhattan" cocktail

This video shows how to make a winter holiday Jack Frost Manhattan cocktail. You will need peppermint schnapps, Makers Mark whiskey, and sweet vermouth. Put some ice cubes in a tall glass. Use a small (ox) measuring glass and pour 2 ounces of whiskey into the glass. Add 1 ounce of peppermint schnapps and 1/4 of an ounce of vermouth. Add more ice if needed and stir for 30 seconds or until the drink is cold. Strain the mixture into a cocktail glass. Take the stem off of the cherry to give it th...

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 Jager cocktail with Jagermeister and sparkling wine

Want to make a Jager 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 Adios cocktail with vodka, rum, tequila and gin

Want to make an Adios 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' 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: 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: 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: Mix a dessert chocolate martini cocktail

Dan Vincent, a bartender in Laguna Beach, CA shows you how to make specialty martinis for you, your family and friends in this video cocktail-mixing tutorial. This cocktail recipe is the original, for a mysteriously clear but chocolate-y martini. To make a chocolate martini, you will need vodka, creme de cacao, a splach of Kahlua and a cherry for garnish.

How To: Mix a Where the F*ck did I park my Car? cocktail

Go ahead, but please, don't look for that car and especially don't drive it.Raspberry vodka, Malibu rum, Malibu pineapple rum, peach schnapps, strawberry liqueur, banana liqueur, raspberry liqueur, cranberry juice, orange juice, and pineapple juice make up the Where the Fuck Did I Park My Car? cocktail. Follow along with bartender Meghen as she gives step by step directions for how to mix up this fruity specialty drink. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix the Where ...

How To: Make un-deadly "zombie" drinks with juice, rum, apricot brandy and BRAINS

Make your Halloween party the best ever with this "zombie" drink sure to keep the living dead coming back for more! This zombie-style drink is complete with brains, but more importantly, it packs a wallop with three different kinds of rum (!!!) and apricot brandy. This mixed punch also has orange, pineapple and lime juice. Don't forget to make your citrus ice the night before, either in brain molds or a nice big block. Party on!

How To: Mix a dirty sanchez cocktail

With a name this dirty, it's a refreshing surprise that this cocktail is so sweet. Tequila, mango vodka, coconut rum, gin orange liqueur, sweet and sour mix, orange juice, and pineapple juice make up the Dirty Sanchez cocktail. Follow along with bartender Milan/Christine as she gives step by step directions for how to mix up this fruity specialty drink. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix the Dirty Sanchez cocktail.

How To: Mix a Tony Montana cocktail

Rum, Bailey's, Bacardi 151, milk, and sugar make up the sweet and smooth Tony Montana cocktail. Follow along with bartender Daniel as he gives step by step directions for how to mix up this potently alcoholic drink. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix the Tony Montana cocktail.

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