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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 cucumber mojito

In this video from RadioLynxContent we learn how to make a cucumber mojito, which is a local special in Whistler, Canada. For this you use fresh mint and a couple of slices of cucumber. Place in a glass and press down on the mint leaves and cucumber while they're in the glass. Next add 2 shots of Bacardi White. Then next add simple syrup which is half sugar, half water. Add 1 oz of that. Then add a bit of fresh lime juice and pomegranate juice. Top it with ice and give it a good strong shake....

How To: Make a pineapple mango mojito

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...

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 Delcious Piña Colada

In this video Myriam from Short and Sweet will show you how to make a delicious pina colada perfect for the summer. The pina colada is a popular cocktail from Puerto Rico which has had changes in its recipe over time, however the modern pina colada is considered to be a mix of pineapple, coconut and rum. Start by taking a few slices of pineapple and place them in a blender with one can of coconut mild then blend until the two are mixed. Next fill with ice and blend some more so that the ice i...

How To: Make a green apple martini

How to make a great green apple martini. First we start with the tools of the trade, you will need a glass, champagne or martini glass will do, next a set of tumblers, a speed pour-er, and a martini strainer. Now that all of those are laid out we need to chill the glass down, so take the larger tumbler and fill it 3/4 full of ice. Add the ice to the glass and set aside. While the glass is chilling out, we need to get our liquor out and ready to mix, these are the liquors needed:

How To: Mix a Manhattan

In this how-to video, you will learn how to make the best Manhattan. You should order a Manhattan if you want to look classy. Pour some ice into the cocktail shaker and add 2 ounces of Bourbon. Next, add 1 ounce of sweet Vermouth. Add about 5 or 6 dashes of angostura bitters. Stir the mixture vigorously with a stirring rod. Strain the mixture into a cocktail glass and add a cherry as a garnish if you want. Once this is done, you are ready to serve and drink your Manhattan. Viewing this video ...

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: Make a coconut pie cocktail

In this video, we learn how to make a coconut pie cocktail. To make this drink you will need a couple of different types of alcohol. You will need: milk, Kahlua, coconut Malibu rum, ice and a glass. First, add a few cubes of ice into your glass. Next, pour 1 oz of Malibu rum over your ice, then pour 1 oz of Kahlua to the same glass. This will make the base of your drink. After this, pour milk into your glass as desired and you will have a drink that tastes like coconut pie! You can always add...

How To: Make White and Black Russian cocktails

In this video from zecuppa Brandon Warren, a bartender, shows how to make a Black and a White Russian. These are coffee flavored drinks with coffee liqueurs. For the black Russian, put a shot of vodka in a glass with ice. Then add a half of a shot of Kahlua, which is coffee flavored liqueur, to that. Shake that or stir it up. That is a black Russian. Now for a white Russian all you have to do is top it off with a shot of cream or milk, and that will turn the black Russian into a white Russian...

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: 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 the Italian Wedding cake martini

To make the Italian wedding cake martini, use vanilla vodka, white cream de cocoa, amaretto, a little bit of cranberry juice and a little bit of pineapple juice. First, fill a shaker with ice. Then, add 2 ounces of vanilla vodka, 1/2 of an ounce of amaretto, 1/2 of an ounce of crème de coca, one ounce of pineapple juice, and one ounce of cranberry juice to the shaker. Shake the ingredients together. When it's nice and cold, pour the light pink martini into the martini glass and serve.

How To: Make a chili and passionfruit martini cocktail

The video opens with a gentleman standing behind a bar who is about to demonstrate how to make a passion fruit and chili martini cocktail. He starts out with a premixed bottle of vodka infused with lemongrass mixture, which he pours into a mixing glass. He then adds some passion fruit puree, a drop of passion fruit syrup, and a dash of lime juice. Next he adds a few chili seeds. He says the amount depends on how spicy you want the drink to be. Then he adds some ice and shakes vigorously. Next...

How To: Make a non-alcoholic fragolada

This video describes how to make a Fragolada which is a non-alcoholic cocktail. Made by William Oliveri from Le Bar 228 at Le Meurice. This drink is made with raspberries, strawberries, and fresh lemon juice. These ingredients go into a cocktail shaker and are shaken for about fifteen seconds. After shaking add lemonade to the shaker. Insert a strainer into the cocktail shaker and pour the drink over ice in a hurricane glass. William Oliveri then adds several garnishes and fresh fruit to comp...

How To: Make a delicous screwdriver

Lee with Girls Mixing Drinks demonstrates how to make a screwdriver. A screwdriver is a great drink to have at brunch or the morning after a night out on the town. A screwdriver is made with vodka and orange juice. It is served in a medium sized rocks glass. To make the screwdriver, first fill the glass with ice, then add one to two ounces of vodka. Fill the rest of the glass with orange juice. You can also make a variation of the screwdriver called the screw-up which is made with 7-up or a l...

How To: Make a Mexican martini

To make a perfect martini start by icing up a metal shaker. Then start adding the ingredients beginning with 2 ounces of premium tequila, 1 ounce of Cointreau liqueur, 1/4 ounce of Roses Lime Juice, and 1/2 teaspoon of granulated sugar. Put the lid on the shaker and shake the drink up. Moisten the rim of the martini glass with a lime, and then dip the glass in salt to coat the rim of the glass with salt. Pour the mix into the glass, and then put a slice of lime on the rim of the glass, and yo...

How To: Make a slutty redhead cocktail

In this video, from Jabu's Pub in Seattle, Washington, we learn how to make a Redheaded Slut, also known as a Slutty Redhead. To make this cocktail you'll need a shaker, a shot glass, Jagermeister, peach schnapps, and cranberry juice. First, fill the shaker with some ice to properly chill your drink. Put about a two count of Jager in, a one count of the peach schnapps, and a one count of cranberry juice. Shake that up, getting it nice and chilled, and then strain it into your glass. And there...

How To: Make the perfect kir royal

This video shows you how to make a perfect Kir Royal. A drink for anytime of the day. You will need a flute glass(classic champagne glass), Creme De Cassis or Royal Chambord liqueur, sparkling wine or champagne(Spanish Cava champagne which is cheaper and better). Open the champagne by removing the foil, open the screw, hold the cork and twist the bottle until cork comes out. Put 1 ounce of Royal Cchambord in the champagne glass. Tilt the glass and pour the champagne into the glass leaving roo...

How To: Make the perfect dirty martini

This is video showing you how to prepare a dirty martini drink. For making this drink, you need some 3 oz. vodka, 1/2 oz. of extra dry vermouth, olive brine, green olives. Start first with putting ice in the shaker. Put 3/4th portion of ice to get the liquor very cold fast. Now pour 3 oz. of vodka into the shaker, and put a splash of olive juice. Now start shaking the shaker. About 15 shakes should give a nice cold liquor. Now before serving put little dry vermouth, turn round the glass and t...

How To: Make a delicious white Russian

In this video, Lee from GirlsMixingDrinks shows us how to make a White Russian. (Coincidentally, Lee is a white Russian.) First, you're going to need your rocks glass, also known as a lowball. Preferably it should be a larger sized rocks glass, as this drink will have 2 ounces of alcohol in it. Then you need Kahlua coffee-flavored liqueur and vanilla-flavored vodka. You could use a regular vodka, but the vanilla gives it a little kick and is tasty. Fill your glass with ice, add 1 ounce of the...

How To: Make a pumpkin spice martini

You need to have three kinds of ingredients – Vanilla vodka, pumpkin spice liquor, and Baileys. Find your martini shaker and fill half of it with ice. Add one ounce of vodka, one ounce of pumpkin spice liquor and one ounce of Baileys all in equal parts. You do not need to measure it exactly; you could just pour them into the shaker just approximately in equal parts. Put the cap on your shaker and shake until the outside of the shaker is frosty cold. Then pour the contents of the shaker into a...

How To: Make Jell-O shots in orange skins

Have a hot party going on this weekend? Learn how to make these cool Jell-O shots in oranges with this easy to follow instructional video. All you will need is packets of instant Jell-O, vodka, oranges and snob. All you need to do is follow the instruction on the back of the Jell-O box and substitute a couple of things with liquor. Then, the cool part is where you halve the orange and put the Jell-O in to create orange Jell-O shot wedges!!!

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 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 the pefect lemon drop martini

In this video it is demonstrated how to make a lemon drop martini. For this you first need to put some ice in a shaker. Then pour 2 oz. of vodka in it. Next add about 1/2 oz. of Triple sec. To this you need to add just a splash of sweet and sour. Further take 1/2 lemon and squeeze the juice completely into the mixture. Then shake the mixture thoroughly. After this take a glass and coat some lemon juice on the rim of the glass with the help of a lemon wedge. Then dip the rim of the glass on to...

How To: Make an alcoholic Red Hot Cider cocktail

This video will teach and show how to make an alcoholic Red Hot Cider cocktail. First, put two ounces of apple jack and half an ounce of lemon juice. Next, throw in one ounce simple syrup with 4 ounces of hard cider. After which, add a pinch of salt, dash of orange bitters. Then, stick a red hot poker in it so it catches fire. Finally, add garnish, orange peel, and a stick of cinnamon in the glass. Now you have yourself an alcoholic Red Hot Cider cocktail.

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: Make an americano cocktail

The Americano is a gentle introduction to the unusual, bitter taste of Campari. Cocktail shaker with top Crushed ice 2 oz. , Campari 2 oz. ,sweet vermouth Soda water, Orange twist, for garnish Lemon twist, for garnish Fill a cocktail shaker half-full with crushed ice. Add the Campari and sweet vermouth to the cocktail shaker. Replace the top on the cocktail shaker and shake gently for 15 to 20 seconds, making sure you do not bruise the alcohol. Transfer the drink to short cocktail glasses hal...

How To: Make a perfect green apple martini

How to make a green apple martini to make this green apple martini you need a martini glass. Put some ice in the glass to chill it down. Set the martini glass with the ice to the side. Take a mixing glass and put some ice in the glass. Add one ounce of vodka, one and a half ounces of apple schnapps, a dash of melon liquor, and a splash of sweet and sour mix. Stir it up rather than shaking it. Dump the ice out of the chilled martini glass. Put a strainer on the mixing glass. Drop a maraschino ...

How To: Easily make a dirty martini

Mike Holton – of Drinks with Mike – demonstrates how to make a dirty martini. Firstly, ice your glassware. This chills it and keeps the flavor nice and cold. Then, fill up your shaker with ice and fill it up with a six count of vodka which means you must count till six while pouring the vodka in the shaker. Add a splash of dry vermouth and a splash of olive juice. Attach the shaker top and shake for ten seconds. Check for the ice buildup on the outside of the shaker. Grab your strainer, dump ...

How To: Make the perfect watermelon martini

Toy-tini presents how to make a perfect and delicious watermelon martini. Here's what you'll need: a cocktail shaker, a martini glass, some top-shelf vodka, some sugar syrup, and, of course, some freshly-cut watermelon. To get started, fill up the shaker about three-fourths of the way with ice. Put about 3 ounces of vodka straight into the shaker. Then, put about one-fourth of an ounce of the sugar syrup. Next, throw a bunch of the freshly-cut watermelon in - the more the better - and shake i...

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: 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: Easily make an old fashioned cocktail

The Old Fashioned cocktail is a classic cocktail in the sense that it contains a spirit, sugar and a bitter. Start with a quarter of an ounce of nice two to one simple syrup, this allows you to focus on the spirit in this drink. You then add two dashes of bitters and then a nice wide piece of orange, you can use lemon if you prefer, but orange goes well with bourbon. Then, gently press out the oils from the orange with a muddler, just press out the oils and leave the orange peel intact, then ...

How To: Make a winter holiday "Jack Frost Manhattan" cocktail

This video shows how to make a winter holiday Jack Frost Manhattan cocktail. You will need peppermint schnapps, Makers Mark whiskey, and sweet vermouth. Put some ice cubes in a tall glass. Use a small (ox) measuring glass and pour 2 ounces of whiskey into the glass. Add 1 ounce of peppermint schnapps and 1/4 of an ounce of vermouth. Add more ice if needed and stir for 30 seconds or until the drink is cold. Strain the mixture into a cocktail glass. Take the stem off of the cherry to give it th...

How To: Make an Earl Grey martini

First you take a glass, then put 3 ounces of your favorite gin into it. Then, choose 2 of your favorite tea bags (and tea leaves if you want) drop it in the gin. Let this fuse together for 2 to 2 1/2 hours. Gin will turn a dark gray color when done fusing together. Grab a lemon wedge with a slit in it and rim the edge of a martini glass, the dip the martini glass into the granulated sugar to make a fine rim of sugar. Then take 1 1/2 ounces of Tea Infused Gin, 1 1/2 ounce of lemon juice and 1o...

How To: Make an alcoholic "Honey Pot Shot" with liqueurs

This video from Common Man Cocktails, presented by Everyday Drinkers, we learn how to make an an alcoholic drink, specifically a shot, from liqueurs. The drink is called the "Honey Pot Shot." To make this, you will need three different liqueurs: Tuaca, Disarrono and and Barenjager. These might not be everyday liquors, but they come together to make a great shot. You just combine equal parts in a glass or shaker, add ice and shake to mix and chill. Once, mixed, simply strain into a glass and y...