Hot Specialty Drinks How-Tos

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: 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 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: 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 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: Mix an electric lemon drop martini

Dan Vincent, a bartender from 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 a neon twist on the sweet, citrus martini. To mix the electric lemon drop you will need, vodka, blue curacao, margarita mix, and simple syrup.

How To: Mix a fruity sexy mama cocktail

Lemon vodka, vanilla vodka, Malibu coconut rum, Triple Sec, pineapple juice, and grenadine make up the sweet and fruity sexy mama cocktail. Bartender Carolina gives the step by step directions for mixing up this tasty alcoholic delight. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix the sexy mama cocktail.

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 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: 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: Make a cold Japanese saké Tokyo Rose cocktail

The Tokyo Rose cocktail is made with sake, which is usually served hot, but the video shows us how to make a cold cocktail with sake. Start by chilling the cocktail glass and the shaker so they are both nice and cold. In the shaker put an ounce of sake, an ounce of vodka and an ounce of melon liqueur. Give it a good shake and strain it into the cold cocktail glass. The end result is a good looking and delicious Tokyo Rose.

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: Mix an apple crumble cocktail

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.

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 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 Irish Car Bomb,Chocolate Cake & tequila body shots

Rob "Riki Tiki" Roy shows you how to make a collection of shots. In this episode, you get the Irish Car Bomb (with Irish whisky, Bailey's and Guinness), the Chocolate Cake (with sugar, a lemon wedge, Frangelico and vodka) Shot, and the Tequila Body Shot (with tequila, lime, salt, and a willing body). Learn how to mix up a few different kinds of shots by watching this video beverage-making tutorial.

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 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: Mix a delicious Venus in Furs cocktail at home

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.

How To: Make a delicious and festive Valencia cocktail

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.

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