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How To: Make a "Flaming Dr. Pepper" mixed drink with amaretto, rum and beer

Want to make a Flaming Dr. Pepper 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 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.

How To: Mix a pistachio coffee liqueur martini cocktail

This delicious creamy cocktail is made with chocolate syrup and Starbucks Coffee Liqueur. Demonstrated by the dreamy Francesco Lafranconi, Master Mixologist. You will need chocolate syrup, cream, coffee liqueur, whiskey, and pistachio syrup. Watch this video specialty drink-mixing tutorial and learn how to make a pistachio coffee liqueur martini cocktail.

How To: Mix a Kool Aid cocktail shooter

American Bartenders School shows how to make a Kool Aid mixed drink cocktail shooter. You will need Midori melon liqueur, amaretto almond liqueur, and cranberry juice. Watch this video specialty drink-mixing tutorial and learn how to make a Kool Aid cocktail shot.

How To: Mix a Miami cocaine cocktail

Rum, vodka, gin, tequila, Sprite and orange juice make up the Miami cocaine cocktail. Follow along with bartender Roger as he gives step by step directions for how to mix up this specialty drink. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix the Miami cocaine cocktail.

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.

News: Tequila Balls Slide Down Sweet and Easy

Finally, Jell-O shots hit Japan. You would think the land of pop, sickly sweet, and incredibly creative commercialization of endless innovative products would have long ago begun serving an alcoholic drink that is A) candy colored B) candy tasting and C) slides right down the gullet, easy as 1-2-3. 

How To: Make a strawberry martini

This recipe will make a deliciously rich strawberry martini. The three main ingredients are Vodka (the video used Gray Goose Vodka), Chambord, sugar syrup and fresh strawberries, diced. Use a cocktail shaker but don't start out with ice. You will understand why shortly. First into shaker, pour two ounces of vodka, half an ounce of Chambord, a little bit of sugar syrup according to your tastes (the more the sweeter). Drop in a small handful of the diced strawberries. Using a muddler or other b...

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: 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 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: 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: Mix a grandma's peach p*ssy shot

Crown Royal whisky, peach schnapps, pineapple juice, sweet and sour mix, and 7-Up make up yet another sweet, strong, but horribly named cocktail: Grandma's Peach Pussy. Follow along with bartender Henry while he gives the step by step directions to make this shot at home, thus saving the embarrassment of actually having to order it by name. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix a grandma's peach pussy shot.

How To: Mix a Flirtini cocktail with pineapple juice, vodka and champagne

Want to make a Flirtini 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 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: 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 Slippery Nipple mixed drink with Irish cream and butterscotch schnapps

Want to make a Slippery Nipple 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 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 Mai Tai martini 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.

How To: Mix a Brandy Alexander, Pink Squirrel and Grasshopper

Mix the Brandy Alexander, the Pink Squirrel or the Grasshopper! Each cocktail uses creme de cacao and whipping cream. The Brandy Alexander cocktail uses a brandy base, the Pink Squirrel uses an almond liqour base, and the Grasshoper uses green creme de menthe base. All are shaken with ice and strained into a martini glass. Perfect after dinner cocktails and very easy to make!

How To: Mix a Caipis cocktail and its variants

This instructional video teaches you how to mix a basic Caipi style cocktail and variants. The Caipi cocktail is a muddled drink from Brazil and this step by step how to guide gives three different variations using vodka, gin and campari. A great cocktail to add to your mixology library!

How To: Mix the Irish Coffee

Mixologist Chris McMillian walks us through the history and preparation of the Irish Coffee. This is a classic after dinner drink and was created in Ireland and introduced in the US in the Buena Vista Cafe in San Francisco.

How To: Make a whiskey sour cocktail

This video describes how to make a whiskey sour cocktail. First take the following ingredients Bourbon Whiskey, Lemon Juice, Gomme Syrup, Cocktail Glass, Strainer, and Shaker. Now take Cocktail glass with full of "Ice cubes", and stir it well and using "strainer" filter the water out and pour the "Lemon Juice" of 1 1/2 oz(ounce),and add 3/4 oz of "Gomme syrup" and then now pour 1 1/2 oz of Bourbon Whiskey into Cocktail glass added with ice cubes. After added all the ingredients take the "Shak...

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.