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How To: Mix a Lost Cause 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 Lost Cause. You will need Malibu rum, gin, sweetened lime juice, and club soda. Follow along with this video mixology lesson and find out how to make a Lost Cause cocktail. Get your (alcoholic) drink on.

How To: Make a Hurricane cocktail drink

In honor of hurricane season, bartender Anthony Caporale gives you a tutorial on how to make a Hurricane. Originating in New Orleans, this drink is always served in a hurricane glass (reminiscent of hurricane lamps), and always sure to add some life to the party.

How To: Mix a Tropical Sunshine drink with rum

When you think of vacationing to the tropics and lying out in the cabana by the pool, what's the best feature about the locale? The sunshine, of course! Warm and comforting, the sun is what makes lots of blizzard-torn East Coasters flee to Cabo during the winter holidays.

How To: Mix a Surfer on Acid cocktail with Jägermeister, coconut rum & pineapple juice

Want to make a Surfer on Acid 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: Choose rum

Rum is no ordinary liquor. If you have a yearning for some rum, you need to know the basics of rum culture, like what rum is (and isn't), what kind of rums are available, and how is rum made. Once you know this information, you'll be a rum master. Rum is available in a wide variety of weights, ages, and blends. If you aspire to become a connoisseur of fine rums, start with the basics.

How To: Mix a Mad Hungarian 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 Mad Hungarian. You will need spiced rum and root beer. Follow along with this video mixology lesson and find out how to make a Mad Hungarian cocktail. Get your (alcoholic) drink on.

How To: Mix a Mai Tai 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 Mai Tai. You will need white rum, triple sec, orgiet syrup (or sweet almond syrup), and citrus or sweet and sour mix. Follow along with this video mixology lesson and find out how to make a Mai Tai cocktail. Get your (alcoholic) drink on.

How To: Mix a melon drop cocktail

This video demonstrates how to make a melon drop cocktail. Made of peach schnapps and melon rum, this drink will be a hit at your next cocktail party. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix a melon drop cocktail.

How To: Make a Beach Bellini

This is a suped up version of the champagne and peach puree classic. Anthony Caporale starts with lemon rum and peach schnapps. Shake with ice to chill, but strain back into the service glass.

How To: Make a Crazy Banana Mama cocktail

Baron Brunton and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a Crazy Banana Mama cocktail -- A tropical Caribbean cocktail -- just like mama used to make! Go bananas and give it a try. Mix amaretto, gold rum, cream, and a banana to make this drink. Make a Crazy Banana Mama cocktail.

How To: Make a Beach Bum cocktail

Matildo Nieva and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a Beach Bum cocktail. Relax with this appropriately entitled "Beach Bum" cocktail - let the worries of the city melt away and chill out in style. Add a few ice cubes to the highball glass. Squeeze half an orange which will make about 75ml and pour it into the glass, to fill about 1/3. Add the Bacardi, to fill 2/3 of the glass. Squeeze in a little lemon juice, top the glass up with lemonade and stir well. Add a slice of orange juice to decorat...

How To: Make a Planter's Punch

In honor of Pirates of the Caribbean, Anthony makes a Planter's Punch. With light rum, dark rum, and fruit juices, this drink is so delicious you might be speaking like a pirate by the end of the night.

How To: Make screwdriver jellies with rum and agar (aka agar-agar)

Agar-agar. It looks like gelatin and acts like gelatin, but it's definitely not gelatin. Agar is the vegetarian-friendly version of gelatin, with no animal collagen. It's a plant-based thickening agent you can use in desserts and soups in lieu of the more popular gelatin. Jeff Potter shows us what he can do with orange juice, sugar, agar powder and a touch of rum, for a great screwdriver jelly. Make screwdriver jellies with rum and agar (aka agar-agar).

How To: Make a summery Suntan Lotion cocktail with rum

Bartending expert Derrick Schommer gives a graphic demonstration on how to make a Suntan Lotion cocktail with rum. Derrick informs us that this is a very simple cocktail, its ingredients being 1 oz. each of coconut rum, amaretto and cream. All three are shaken well together with ice, and then strained into a lowball glass full of ice cubes. In closing Derrick advises that instead of the regular thick cream, it would be better to use the thinner lye cream, since regular cream would make the co...

How To: Make a frozen banana daiquiri

The average American consumes 27 pounds of bananas every year. If you're not getting your fair share, try this classic drink—you'll catch up in no time. Chill the cocktail glass by filling it with ice and water, and set it aside. Crush the ice in the blender. Peel the banana and break it into small chunks. Place the small chunks of banana into the blender. Pour in the light rum, banana liqueur, lime juice, and simple syrup. Blend the ingredients for about 15 seconds, or until smooth and cream...

How To: Mix a treacle cocktail

This is a rum version of an old-fashioned cocktail. The treacle is mostly a drink for drink-makers (bartenders). You will neeed a sugar cube, Angostura bitters, orange bitters, dark rum, a single ice cube, apple juice, cinnamon, lemon, and then ice to serve. Watch this video mixology tutorial and learn how to make a treacle cocktail.

How To: Mix a Dark and Stormy

The Dark and Stormy is a delicious and refreshing cocktail which uses dark rum and fiery ginger beer. Garnish with half an apple which has been fanned. A cocktail for everyone to enjoy, no matter what time of day or year! With only two ingredients it doesn't get much easier!

How To: Make a Diablo Hell Fire cocktail

Laura Caddoo and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a Diablo Hell Fire cocktail. A refreshing cocktail, devilishly delicious on a hot summer's day. You'll need ginger ale, creme de cassis, cachaca rum, and 1 lime to make this drink. Make a Diablo Hell Fire cocktail.

How To: Make a Banana Rum Cream cocktail

Matildo Nieva and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a Banana Rum Cream cocktail. Go bananas with this creamy concoction perfect for an after-dinner treat. To make it, fill the cocktail glass with ice to chill it and place to one side. Half fill the shaker with ice cubes. Into the shaker add the dark rum, crème de bananas and single cream. Ensure that the lid is firmly secure and shake vigorously. Discard the ice from the cocktail glass, attach a strainer to the top of the shaker and pour it in...

How To: Mix a Beach Cruiser with spiced rum and pineapple juice

Want to make a Beach Cruiser 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 Rum Runner

In this video, we learn how to mix a version of the Rum Runner drink. Traditionally, the Rum Runner is made in a blender, which we are not going to do. Instead, we are going to crush the ice and give it a slushy taste and consistency. Start out with a collins glass and a shaker tin, and put ice in the shaker. Use a muddler to crush the ice and make it slushy, then pour that crushed ice into the collins glass. Now, ice up the shaker tin. Put in three-quarters of an ounce of Captain Morgan Spic...

How To: Make a rum and chocolate cocktail

Not sure what to serve at your next cocktail party? Why not try a decadent rum drink that doubles as a chocolate dessert? In this how-to video James prepares a rum based cocktail with Hotel Chocolat's Liquid Chocolat.

How To: Mix a Mai Tai by Trader Vic's recipe

The Mai Tai is one of the most well known cocktails from the "Tiki" era... Or is it? Chances are good that if you've ever had a Mai Tai, you haven't had it the way Victor "Trader Vic" Bergeron intended it. To mix a Mai Tai the right way, you will need light rum, gold rum, dark rum, orange curacao, Orget almond syrup with orange flower water, and fresh lime juice. Watch this video beverage-making tutorial and learn how to mix a Mai Tai cocktail like Trader Vic intended it.

How To: Mix the Adam Bomb cocktail

Leave nothing but a wasted mushroom cloud behind to float around in that empty brain. Malibu rum, blue curacao, pina colada mix, and half and half make up the sweet and pretty Adam Bomb cocktail. Follow along with bartender Adam 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 Adam Bomb cocktail.

How To: Mix a piña colada cocktail

Expert mixologists Soulshakers show you how to make a Pina Colada cocktail at home. You will need pineapple, coconut cream, lime juice, and rum. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix a Pina Colada cocktail Mix a piña colada cocktail.