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 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 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 coconut mead

Prepare the coconuts by drilling a one inch hole in them . Drain out the coconut milk and rinse out the inside of the coconuts with spring water. Add mead and then cork with a rubber stopper and airlock. All that's being done is fermenting the coconuts so the mead can absorb the coconut flavor.

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 black mojito cocktail

gotoguyenterprises teaches you how to make a glue bound paperback book. You will print you book on a4 paper, two pages per side, on each side. That means you will have the four pages in total on a sheet of a4 paper. Fold the paper in the middle and make stacks of the pages. You will also need an adjustable wood placement for the pages. Make sure you also have a piece of card stock for the black cover. Then align everything up, clamp it down to make the pages staying tight. On the spine of the...

How To: Mix a Jager Bomb with Red Bull and Jägermeister

Want to make a Jager Bomb 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 Universe cocktail

First introduced to the world at the legendary Studio 54, the Universe won First Prize in the the 1978 U.S. Bartenders Guild Annual Competition. And no wonder. Its beguiling mix of tropical juices and slightly nutty finish are certain to wake up your palate. Fair warning: the Universe is so delicious, make sure you have enough ingredients when your guests ask for one or two more. You will need Midori melon liqueur, vodka, pistachio liqueur, lime juice, and pineapple juice.

How To: Mix a Sexy Bitch

Sexy Bitch? Drinks can be called anything nowadays, and nothing sounds as tempting as the "sexy bitch". The sexy bitch can be made at home with no problem. Simply fill the glass with ice, one full shot of Smirnoff Citrus Vodka, one full shot of Malibu Rum, a dash of sour mix, splash of club soda, a 1/4 shot of Hypnotiq, a dash of Sprite, and finally… complete with an orange garnish. It's one sexy bitch for one sex gal. This alcohol DIY video was made for LaGrandeLife.

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: 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: 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 classic or fruity Long Island iced tea cocktail

Long Island Ice Tea is one of the most famous cocktails known around the world. To make one, first fill a glass with ice. Then pour about 20 milligrams of gin, 20 milligrams of white rum, 20 milligrams of tequila, 20 milligrams of vodka, and 20 milligrams of your favorite clear liquor. Add the juice of half a lemon (about 20 milligrams of lemon juice). Using a cocktail shaker, shake the cocktail about 3 or 4 times. Put a strainer over a glass filled with ice, and pour the cocktail in up to ab...

How To: Mix a Miami hit cocktail

Rum, vodka, gin, amaretto, triple sec, pineapple juice, orange juice, and grenadine make up this sweet and fruity Miami hit cocktail. Follow along with bartender JP as he gives step by step directions for how to mix up this potently alcholic drink. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix the Miami hit cocktail.

How To: Mix the Fruit Loop martini cocktail

Orange vodka and fruit liqueurs make up the Fruit Loop martini cocktail. Follow along with bartender Federico as he gives step by step directions for how to mix up this sweet and fruity specialty drink. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix the Fruit Loop martini cocktail.

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