Hot Rum How-Tos

How To: Mix a Purple Pirate with rum and grape juice

Want to make a Purple Pirate mixed drink 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 Flaming Zombie

The perfect drink for a Halloween party. A zombie is made with light rum, dark rum apricot brandy, and tropical fruit juices. To make it flaming, top with over proof rum and fire it up. Be sure to blow out the flame before drinking.

How To: Mix a poison ivy cocktail

Malibu rum, Malibu mango rum, Midori melon liqueur, pineapple juice, and soda water make up the posion ivy cocktail. Follow along with bartender Isaac as he gives step by step directions for how to mix up this sweet and fruity specialty drink (bottle twirling and Boston accent not necessary). Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix the poison ivy 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: 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: Mix a leg spreader cocktail

American Bartenders School shows how to make a Leg Spreader mixed drink cocktail recipe. This drink can be served in a small rock glass or in a shot glass. You will need spiced rum (like Captain Morgan's), coconut rum, pineapple juice, and peach schnapps. Learn how to mix a leg spreader cocktail or shooter by watching this video beverage-making tutorial.

How To: Make a "Sunday Snuggie" with Jagermeister & whiskey

This is a video from Derrick Schommer of Everyday Drinkers: Common Man Cocktails. He describes how to make a "Sunday Snuggie," which has 2 oz Jagermeister and 2 oz Bourbon whiskey. This also contains cranberry juice, grenadine, and a mix of 1 oz of lime, 1 oz of lemon, and 1 oz of simple syrup which makes a sour mix. Use 2 oz of that. Once he explains all of the ingredients he goes on to a demonstration of how to make the drink. After he makes the drink he goes on to sip and describe it. He s...

How To: Mix a Rum Jungle cocktail

Rob "Riki Tiki" Roy finally brings you a tiki drink for your imbibing pleasure. You will need light rum, dark rum, coconut rum, spiced rum, pineapple juice, orange juice, and a banana. Learn how to mix up the fruity and tropical Rum Jungle tiki drink by watching this video beverage-making tutorial.

How To: Mix a Drunken Buddha cocktail

Rum, nutmeg, ginger, cane syrup and apple juice make up the Drunken Buddha cocktail. Follow along with bartender Boun as he gives step by step directions for how to mix up this spiced specialty drink. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix the Drunken Buddha cocktail.

How To: Make a Flaming Blue Lamborghini fire cocktail

This video will teach you how to make a cocktail called a Flaming Blue Lamborghini. The alcohols are: Barcardi 151, Kahlua, Galiano and Blue Curacao. He uses a martini glass and pours in half an ounce of Bacardi and lights it. The glass is rotated while he adds Kahlua, Galiano and Blue Curacao. All the while, the drink is still flaming. While he continues to rotate the glass, he pours milk into it and the flame turns red and rises while a woman sips the drink with a straw. If you really want ...

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 piña colada with coconut rum, coconut cream and pineapple juice

If you have coconut rum, coconut cream and pineapple juice, it's easy to make a great piña colada. 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 Long Island iced tea with Coca-Cola and rum

Want to make a Long Island iced tea 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: 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: 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: 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 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 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: 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: 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 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 an awesome zombie cocktail

Feeling like a zombie? Like rum? Really like rum? Here's a drink that's gonna put life right back into you, grow hair on your chest and make the hairs stand up on the back of your head. This drink uses three different types of rum (dark, light and 151-proof, WHEW). In this video you will learn how to mix the cocktail correctly.

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 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: 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 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 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!

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