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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 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 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 an amnesia cocktail

This is a Rum drink recipe video. It shows the right amount of ounces of Stoli Razz vodka, Puckers sour apple liqueur, Midori (melon liqueur), Razzamatazz raspberry liqueur, & Puckers watermelon liqueur to pour to make a perfect Amnesia drink. Follow along with Socrates the bartender as he shows how to mix up an amnesia cocktail, that unlike him, won't give you herpes. The video beverage making tutorial also shows you exactly what glass should be used to serve it.

How To: Mix a proper rum and coke with ice and a high-ball glass

Want to make a Rum & Coca-Cola 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 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 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: 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 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 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 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: 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 classic Cuban mojito cocktail

Mixologist Eben Freeman, of Tailor restaurant in New York City, demonstrates how to prepare a variation on the classic Cuban cocktail, the mojito. There is a little technique to the mojito, in preventing the carbonation from being lost or the taste of the mint becoming bitter from over-muddling. You will need lime juice, sugar, mint, soda water and white rum. Watch this video mixology tutorial and learn how to make a classic Cuban mojito 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: Mix a blueberry mojito

The blueberry mojito is a fruity twist on the Cuban classic. Here are the instructions: 1. Add the mint leaves, sugar, 5 blueberries, and lime juice to a glass and muddle.

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 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: 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 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: Prepare a white russian cocktail

There are few cocktails more classic than the White Russian. Whether you are trying to perfect your recipe or make one for the first time, you will want to check out this step by step. In this tutorial, learn to make a White Russian. The White Russian is an easy to build cocktail that's very smooth but also really brings out the flavor of the vodka. So, make sure you select a good vodka, some delicious cream, a bit of Kahlua and you will be mixing like the Big Lebowski in no time.

How To: Mix a Brazilian Ciapirinha 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 Brazilian Ciapirinha. For the recipe used in this video cocktail-mixing tutorial, you will need lime, pineapple, strawberry, simple syrup, and cachaca Brazilian rum. Enjoy your fresh Brazilian Ciapirinha cocktail.

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 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: 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.