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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 Batida Mango cocktail

Matildo Nieva and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a Batida Mango cocktail. When you order a cocktail like this at a bar, it takes forever - so save time and make this mango treat yourself in a matter of minutes! Firstly crush the ice with wooden pestle. Then add the cachaca, the chopped mango, the sugar and the crushed ice into the blender. Put on a high power and blend well, this should take about 1 min. Pour the blended ingredients into a wine glass. Decorate with cherry. Enjoy this quick ...

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: 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: Make a Lava Lamp cocktail with rum

Watch this recipe from Common Man Cocktails to make the coolest looking alcoholic drink called a Lava Lamp Cocktail. The ingredients you need for the drinks are spiced rum (they use Captain Morgan's), Malibu Coconut Rum, grenadine, pineapple juice, a shaker and a Collins beverage glass to serve. Follow the easy instructions (and make sure to combine the ingredients in the correct order to create the Lava Lamp affect) and make a drink that is the hit of any party, particularly a 70's theme party!

How To: Make a proper Mojito

Scouring over the Internet for a Mojito recipe for your next get together? Well look no further! Here is a two minute tutorial on how to make a proper Mojito. Ingredients you will need: rum, limes, sugar, crushed ice, soda water or lemonade, and a handful of fresh mint leaves. Be prepared to be pleased!

How To: Mix a Captain Morgan on Acid

Here is a drink which contains one of the most tasty beverages on the planet: Spiced Rum. Add to that, some coconut rum and a bit of Blue Curacao and a splash of Pineapple juice and you've got a great after dinner beverage.

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: 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: Mix a lychee mojito cocktail

Here's the master mixer at work again preparing an incredible variation to the classic mojito mix by adding one of his favorite ingredients, lychee fruit. Learn how Manuel makes this beautiful cocktail with tips for this drink to work in a party situation. You will need mint, lime, simple syrup, lychee liqueur, and rum.

How To: Make a light and refreshing cucumber rum cocktail

Another great summer drink! The sweetness of fresh, ripe cucumber goes well with the rum. For this drink, you will need: 1 slice of cucumber, small cucumber cubes, 2 ounces single barrel rum, 1/2 ounce lemon juice or passion fruit juice, 1/2 ounce honey syrup, ice and another slice of cucumber for garnish. Make a light and refreshing cucumber rum cocktail.

How To: Mix a Fire in Heaven with rum and Tabasco sauce

Want to make a Fire in Heaven 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 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: Mix a piña colada cocktail

It was on August 15, 1954, that Ramón "Monchito" Marrero Pérez first introduced the Piña Colada to the customers of the Beachcomber Bar at the Caribe Hilton in San Juan, Puerto Rico. To mix up a Piña Colada you will need a light rum, Coco Lopez coconut creme, heavy cream, pineapple juice, ice, and a blender. Watch this video beverage-making tutorial and learn how to mix a Pina Colada cocktail.

How To: Make a Blue Balls cocktail

Baron Brunton and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a Blue Balls cocktail -- a delicious and refreshing cocktail for any occasion. A mixture of light rum, blue curacao, and a strong helping of raspberry syrup. First, crush ice and add to blender, then add the rum and raspberry syrup. Then blend on low and garnish. Make a Blue Balls cocktail.

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: Make a Spicy Mojito

Learn how to make a Spicy Mojito. This cool drink can be great during the summer. Use lime, chile pepper, and crushed ice and so much more to make a great drink. Make a Spicy Mojito.

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 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 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 Cuba Libre rum and cola cocktail

The Cuba Libre is a classier and better tasting version of the basic rum and coke drink. Add a twist of lime to a rum and coke cocktail, and voila, Cuba Libre. Learn how to mix up a Cuba Libre by watching this video beverage-making tutorial.

How To: Make a frozen daiquiri

The original daiquiri, a lime-and-rum drink invented in Cuba in the late 1800s, is named after a beach near the city of Santiago. Ah, what those sun-baked bathers would have given for this frosty version of the Cuban classic!

How To: Make a Scooby Snack

You don't have to be Scooby Doo or Shaggy to enjoy this drink. Learn how to make a Scooby Snack cocktail brought to you by American Bartenders School. Bailey's, Midori and Malibu Rum are needed.

How To: Make a Coconut Daiquiri cocktail

Simon Adams and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a Coconut Daiquiri cocktail cocktail -- a tropical daiquiri that makes you feel like you're in the Caribbean… even if you're stuck at work! Mix coconut liqueur, light rum, coconut syrup to make this tropical drink. Make a Coconut Daiquiri cocktail.

How To: Make a Hat Trick cocktail

Simon Adams and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a Hat Trick cocktail -- a simple cocktail which hits the spot. This is simply magic! You'll need dark rum, light rum, sweet vermouth, and ice cubes to make this drink. Make a Hat Trick cocktail.