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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 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: 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 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: 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 Bob Marley cocktail

Laura Caddoo and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a Bob Marley cocktail -- a layered shooter, amazingly simple to make. Firstly take a shooter glass, and half fill it with peppermint liqueur, approximately 25 milliliters. Using the back of a teaspoon, hold it to the edge of the glass. Then layer over dark rum until the glass is nearly full - a splash or 25 milliliters. And that's all there is to this layered shooter. Make a Bob Marley cocktail.

How To: Make a Beach Peach cocktail

Simon Adams and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a Beach Peach cocktail. Made for the heat, the Beach Peach cocktail is the only essential beach companion this summer! A refreshing rum-based cocktail which highlights a delightful peach sensation. Into the cocktail shaker add the ice cubes.Then add white rum, the peach brandy, the peach juice, the lime juice and the pineapple syrup. Ensure that the lid is on firmly and shake vigorously. Fill the glass half way with crushed ice. Attach a strain...

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: 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: 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 perfect Mai Tai

California bar-owner Trader Vic handed this concoction to a Tahitian friend in 1944 who took one sip and proclaimed, "Mai tai, roa ae," or, in English, "Out of this world, the best!"

How To: Make a Bumbo cocktail

Matildo Nieva and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a Bumbo cocktail. This elegant, rum-based cocktail has a spicy edge. It tastes great and looks divine. First, half fill the shaker with ice cubes. Add the dark rum, lemon juice, grenadine and grated nutmeg. Put the lid on the shaker and shake well. Remove the lid and fix the strainer on top. Finally, strain the cocktail into the glass and serve. Make a Bumbo cocktail.

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 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 classic strawberry daiquiri cocktail

Bridget Albert, master mixologist, shows how to shake up a delicious alcoholic drink. Follow along with the step-by-step directions in this how-to video and learn how to make a classic strawberry daiquiri. For the recipe used in this video cocktail-mixing tutorial, you will need strawberry, lime, sour mix, triple sec orange liqueur, and rum. Enjoy your fresh strawberry daiquiri cocktail.

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 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 classic Cuban Daiquiri cocktail

Mixologist Eben Freeman, of Tailor Restaurant in New York City, demonstrates how to prepare a variation on the classic Daiquiri cocktail. While the Daiquiri has gone through many permutations and transformations over time, this video demonstrates the classic Cuban version. You will need white rum, lime juice, and sugar. Watch this video mixology tutorial and learn how to make a classic Daiquiri cocktail.

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: Make a Blue Mountain cocktail

Matildo Nieva and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a Blue Mountain cocktail -- a rum-based cocktail with a citrus hint. The Blue Mountain is both refreshing and tangy and in fact, red! First, half fill the shaker with ice cubes. Then add the anejo rum, vodka, and Tia Maria. Next, add the orange and lemon. Shake well. Then strain the cocktail, garnish, and serve. Make a Blue Mountain cocktail.

How To: Make a Mojito cocktail

Simon Adams from H20 and Videojug demonstrates how to make a Mojito cocktail. A zesty, minty, lemon-filled explosion - make your taste buds dance with this refreshing thirst-quencher! A popular drink amongst cocktail lovers. To make it, put the sugar in the highball glass. Tear 5 or 6 of the mint leaves and add them to the glass.