To make this delicious holiday drink, you will need: 2 cups of water, 4-5 whole star anise, 10-12 whole cloves, 1 cinnamon stick, 15 ounces cream of coconut, 14.5 ounces coconut milk, 14 ounces of condensed milk and 2 - 2 1/2 cups of white rum, plus raspberries and nutmeg to garnish. Make a "Cocotini" coconut martini.
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 all-occasion recipe for fruit punch is a real crowd pleaser. Learn how to make alcoholic fruit punch with this recipe video.
This is a homemade idea, called an Obama shot. Watch and learn how to combine these two liquors with jello to make a tasty treat.
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).
Here's a great video that will show you how to make one heck of a tasty MIA TIA. We use Captain Morgan, Malibu Rum, Orange Juice, Pineapple Juice and Grenadine.
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.
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 ...
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.
Learn to make a Shot Train - a series of six shots of descending proof. Are you up for the challenge?
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.
In this tutorial, learn how to play the new drinking game that is sweeping the nation, Bros Icing Bros. Bros Icing Bros started as an Internet phenomenon and has carried its way across the country. If you have a bro that needs to be iced, check out this clip. Take that bro down with a healthy dose of on-his-knees chugging, but watch your back! You don't want to fall victim to an ice-back!
Theo explains how to make martinis that you‚Äôll like. He starts with vodka, preferring Grey Goose or Smirnoff. He explains that basic vermouth is fine in a martini; expensive vermouths don‚Äôt do much for the flavor. He uses a standard martini glass for serving and suggests chilling them in the freezer, and the stainless steel part of a Boston shaker and strainer for mixing the drink. He suggests having olives on hand for a dirty martini, and picks to hold the olive garnish. He starts by fil...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a pineapple mango mojito recipe. The ingredients required for this recipe are: fresh muddled mint, rum, raw sugar, lime garnish, pineapple juice and mango juice. Begin by putting some fresh mint into a bowl and muddle it with some raw sugar. Add in fresh pineapple juice and mango juice. Mix the ingredients together. Then fill a cup with ice and pour in 1 1/2 oz of rum. Now pour the mixture into the glass of rum. Finish by adding some fresh min...
To make this special cocktail, you will need three essential ingredients: Cherry Vodka, Parrot Bay Coconut Rum, and Godiva Chocolate Liqueur. First, put three scoops of ice in a cocktail shaker, so that it is over half full. Add one to one and one-half ounces each of the Parrot Bay Coconut Rum, and then one ounce of the Godiva Chocolate Liqueur. Close the shaker and shake vigorously. When the metal shaker is frosted and ice cold to the touch, you will know your concoction is ready. Fill a coc...
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.
Build a train of shots that get progressively stronger. All this mixing and speed is sure to get you drunk fast. You will need Bacardi 151 rum, vodka, amaretto liqueur, wine, beer, and orange juice. Watch this video specialty drink-making tutorial and learn how to make a shot train of alcohol.
This fancy specialty drink is like dessert in a martini glass. You will need an apple, lemon zest, orange zest, a rum-infused vanilla pod, cinnamon sticks, and Brandy or cognac. Watch this video specialty drink-mixing tutorial and learn how to make an apple crumble cocktail.
Dan Vincent, a bartender in Laguna Beach, CA shows you how to make "specialty martinis" at home for you, your family and friends in this video cocktail-mixing tutorial. This specialty drink recipe is the martini version of the classic tropical Mai Tai cocktail. To make a Mai Tai martini, you will need orange syrup, pineapple juice, orange juice, orange curacao, and rum.
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.
Video: . If you master only one cocktail, it should be the martini. It’s a legend in a glass, and every hostess worthy of her shaker should know how to make a martini.
A Limoncello is a creamy lemony drink, kind of like what a lemon meringue pie would taste like if you turned it into a drink and added some alcohol. If you're interested in creating one of these at home, follow the recipe below:
It's just what the doctor ordered: the perfect hangover cure. A time-proven, age old trick, commonly referred to as the "Hair of the Dog", asserts that downing more alcohol the morning after is scientifically proven to ease a painful hangover—well, for the short term, at least (read more here).
This awesome cocktail speaks for itself. You will need: 1 sliced lemon, 3/4 ounce simple syrup, 1 ounce rum, 2 ounces of a full bodied red wine (such as a Cabernet Sauvignon) and some ice cubes. Garnish with one of the lemon slices. Make the Bishop cocktail out of wine and rum.
A twist on the Sealbach cocktail from Kentucky, this is a delicious, sophisticated cocktail. To make it, you will need: 1 ounce of bourbon, 3/4 ounce of Cointreau, 1/2 ounce honey syrup, 1/4 ounce lemon juice, a few dashes of Peychaud's bitters, 1 1/4 ounce of champagne and orange zest to garnish. Mix a delicious Venus in Furs cocktail at home.
With just a touch of alcohol, this a cocktail you can drink all day long! It's very easy to make, all you need is half a glass of dry sherry and half a glass of lemon-lime soda. Mix with ice cubes, and garnish with a lemon wedge. Make a Rebujito spritzer with dry sherry.
Named after a sweet variety of orange, make this cocktail the next time you're asked for something fruity. The Valencia requires: 2 ounces apricot brandy, 1 ounce fresh orange juice, 3 dashes orange bitters, chilled champagne or sparkling wine, ice cubes and an orange twist to garnish. Make a delicious and festive Valencia cocktail.
A great drink for fall or winter evenings, with a strong apple flavor. To make this cocktail, you will need: 1 1/4 ounce Calvados or another apple brandy, 1 1/4 ounce Pommeau de Normandie, 1/2 ounce Manzanilla dry sherry, ice and a twist of lemon to garnish. Make the One Pommeau Before I Kill apple cocktail.
Cachaca is a delicious, sugar-based liquor that makes amazing drinks. This video shows you how to use cachaca, 2 tablespoons of sugar, 1 shot of passion fruit juice and some ice to make a fruity and icy cold summertime drink. Garnish with a slice of orange. Make a tropical passion fruit Caipirinha.
The blue curacao gives this rum martini it's distinctive hue, and it's light, fruity flavor makes it a great summertime drink. Besides the curacao, you will need: 3/4 ounce rum, 1/2 ounce Midori, 1/4 ounce fresh lime juice, 1/4 ounce simple syrup, ginger beer and ice. Make a Turquoise Blue martini with rum and curacao.
Mead Mead is a delicious alcoholic beverage made by fermenting a mixture of honey and water and, often times, other flavor additives. It was popular among vikings and is made in much the same way as wine. This article will guide you through the making of a gallon of simple mead.
Take the edge off the holidays and feel lit up like a Christmas tree inside and out by swigging one of these bad boys. This sweet and tart pomegranate martini is so very tangy and delicious while giving you that perfect alcoholic kick.
People love to drink during the holidays. Whether it's because you don't feel quite festive without downing a few cranberry martinis or you can't prevent yourself from strangling your visiting relatives without a gin and tonic, cocktails are the bee's knees during this time of year.
There's nothing like a few margaritas to survive the holidays without strangling your relatives and having a complete meltdown mid present wrapping. But don't just take the easy way out by purchasing a maragarita mix and adding some liquor - we all know that never ends up giving you that flavor kick you're craving.
Very often during the holidays we desire a drink that both warms our belly while offering us a nice escape from our perverted uncle Sam who's visiting up til New Year's. While a few Cosmos would work, why not add some holiday cheer to your drinking by mixing up this chocolate hazelnut cocktail?
Hot buttered rum gives your taste buds that perfect jolt of warmth and spiciness that's great for warming up your spirits after a cold trek outdoors. Buttered rum is a great alternative to your usual martinis and cosmos at a cocktail party, and it's super festive, too.
There's more than enough reason for folks to drink during the holidays. Crazy relatives, too much baking and shopping until you literally drop create lots of stress that one glass of martini usually tapers down.
Start with a bottle of your favorite top shelf bourbon (like Maker's Mark) and use it to make a hot buttered cider with apples and cranberries. Top it off with a dollop of fresh whipped cream, and you have the perfect after dinner Thanksgiving drink.
Beer is the staple for sports parties, and few men would dare veer from the brewskis during a great football, basketball, hockey or baseball game. But let's face it, ale and lager can only go so far, and yes, even men like change every now and then. That's where AJ Rathbun comes in. In this video, he'll share his secret recipe for Football Punch, something that even the biggest beer connoisseur belly will love.
Cocktails and spirits writer Camper English likes playing with ice. His latest experiment is a ticking ice bomb (re: an ice cube filled with food coloring that slowly turns your beverage black as it melts).