Hot Specialty Drinks How-Tos

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.

How To: Mix a Butterball with butterscotch schnapps and amaretto liquer

Want to make a Butterball 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 a black mojito cocktail

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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 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 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.

How To: Mix a (Thermos-Sized) Gin Sidecar

Hilah from Hilah Cooking mixes up a large gin sidecar, big enough for a thermos. The ingredients include two thirds of a cup of fresh lemon juice, two thirds of a cup of gin, and two thirds of a cup orange flavored liqueur. She squeezes the juice of four whole lemons for two thirds of a cup of juice. Then she pours the ingredients in a shaker that has already been filled with ice, and shakes vigorously to mix and chill the drink. She also pre-chills the thermos with ice. After removing the ic...

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: Make Mario Party themed Jell-O shots

Wondering how to make Mario and Luigi Jell-O shots for a video gamers party? Using small Mario and Luigi paper cups, tequila, and Jell-O mix you can easily create this fun party drink. Showing that you would use a red Jell-O for Mario and a green Jell-O for Luigi to match their traditional game colors make for a fun party drink. To make this more of a gamers party and as an added extra this video illustrates how to make a cup holder with different characters from all of the Mario series games.

How To: Mix a Battlestar Galactica Cylon shooter

This is a part of SciFi Inside: SciFi Friday. It's shows Grace Park (Boomer) and Tahmoh Penikett (Helo) making a "Cylon Shooter". Celebrate as any BSG fanboy should, sipping o n Cylon Shooters. Grace Park of BSG mixes lychee, coconut juice, vodka and grenadine to make a sweet sci-fi cocktail! The red for the Cyclon's red eye is an authentic touch.

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: Make a tropical passion fruit Caipirinha

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.

How To: Mix a Peppermint Patty cocktail with peppermint schnapps and chocolate syrup

If you have peppermint schnapps and chocolate syrup, then you've got what it takes to make a great Peppermint Patty cocktail. 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. 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 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: Make an easy piña colada with Bacardi & Koko Kanu

To make a pina colada, start by adding 40 milliliters of Bacardi white rum into the glass portion of a Boston shaker. To that, add 50 milliliters of Koko Kanu (coconut liqueur). Then add cream of coconut, heavy cream, lime juice and pineapple juice. Add ice to the glass. If wanted, add a small amount of sugarcane syrup. Cover the glass with the stainless steel portion of the Boston shaker and shake to mix and cool the drink. To serve put ice in a hurricane glass, and strain the drink into the...

How To: Make a proper White Russian

A chef and bartender which has worked in a Wolfgang Puck kitchen presents how to make a "White Russian" cocktail. This presentation has been done as an audition for a bar tending reality program and includes presenter monologue and dialog. The presenter also explains the difference between small and large servings of cocktails.

How To: Make a perfect long island cocktail

This video, from Cocktail-Guru, shows you how to make the perfect Long Island Iced Tea. This is one of the strongest cocktails out there, and is perfect for parties. First, put some ice in a shaker. To that add 1 ounce of vodka, 1 ounce of gin, 1 ounce of tequila, and 1 ounce of rum. Next, add some sweetness from 1 ounce of triple sec liqueur (Cointreau is preferred). And for this bartender's twist, add a splash of his sweet and sour mix, which you can learn how to make at Cocktail-Guru. Shak...

How To: Mix a Blazing Fire cocktail

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 Blazing Fire. You will need vodka, gin, white rum, triple sec, pineapple juice, and grenadine. Follow along with this video mixology lesson and find out how to make a Blazing Fire cocktail. Get your (alcoholic) drink on.

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 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 hurricane cocktail like a pro

American Bartenders School shows how to make a Hurricane mixed drink cocktail recipe. You will need pineapple juice, vodka, light rum, triple sec, amoretto or almond flavored liqueur, grenadine, and Bacardi 151 rum. Learn how to mix a fruity Hurricane cocktail by watching this video-beverage making tutorial.

How To: Mix a blackout cocktail

Rob "Riki Tiki" Roy mixes up another cocktail, with fire! You will need sugar, Bacardi 151 rum, floral tea, amaretto, Grand Marnier, white creme de cacao, and whipping cream. Watch this video beverage-making tutorial and learn how to mix a blackout cocktail.

How To: Mix a Maggie May martini cocktail

Finally, a cocktail worthy of being named by the greatest Rod Stewart song of all time. Southern Comfort, amaretto, Chambord, lime juice, grenadine, and triple sec make up the sweet Maggie May martini cocktail. Follow along with bartender Maggie as she 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 Maggie May martini cocktail.

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 beer-substitute "football punch" drink for sports parties

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.