Hot Rum How-Tos

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 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: 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: 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 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 "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: 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 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 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: 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: 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: 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 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 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 simple Cuba Libre

Another simple drink to make at home - the Cuba libre - just get some rum, Coke and lime. You may want to skip ordering this at the bar since they'll charge you more than a rum and coke (ask for lime)!

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 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 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: 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 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 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: 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.

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