Hot Rum How-Tos

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: 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 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 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: 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 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 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 mojito

We're looking at readily made Mojito mix recipes for a standard Simple Mojito and the sweeter Mango Mojito using the 10 Cane Mojito Rum Kit and the Roses's Mojito Mix.

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: Mix a lovely mojito cocktail

12 mint leaves, half of a lime, half part sugar, ice, white rum, and club soda are all you need to make a mojito cocktail. This video drink recipe from Bacardi, shows the steps to making this classic Cuban alcoholic drink popularized by Ernest Hemingway. Mix up a mojito, and sip it slowly to really enjoy the flavors. Follow along with this how-to video and find out how to make a mojito.

How To: Mix a Mojito with Cruzan 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 Mojito with Cruzan. For the recipe used in this video cocktail-mixing tutorial, you will need mint, simple syrup, lime, pineapple, strawberry, soda water, and rum. Enjoy your fresh Mojito with Cruzan cocktail.

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: 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 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 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: Mix a daiquiri cocktail

Completing the holy trilogy of Cuban drinks (including the mojito and the Cuba Libre), the daiquiri has become a bit bastardized because of ready made mixes. Mixologist Angus Winchester shows the recipe for the original straight up version of the daiquiri. You will need lime juice, Cuban rum, and simple syrup. Watch this specialty drink-mixing video and learn how to make the classic daiquiri cocktail.

How To: Make rum punch with Tara Stiles

Punch is fun, but it is much more fun when you add a little rum into it. In this how to video yogi Tara Stiles shows you how she likes her rum punch. Watch and learn how to mix pineapple juice, orange juice, simple syrup, and your favorite rum punch.

How To: Mix a Dark and Stormy

The Dark and Stormy is a delicious and refreshing cocktail which uses dark rum and fiery ginger beer. Garnish with half an apple which has been fanned. A cocktail for everyone to enjoy, no matter what time of day or year! With only two ingredients it doesn't get much easier!

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 Mai Tai by Trader Vic's recipe

The Mai Tai is one of the most well known cocktails from the "Tiki" era... Or is it? Chances are good that if you've ever had a Mai Tai, you haven't had it the way Victor "Trader Vic" Bergeron intended it. To mix a Mai Tai the right way, you will need light rum, gold rum, dark rum, orange curacao, Orget almond syrup with orange flower water, and fresh lime juice. Watch this video beverage-making tutorial and learn how to mix a Mai Tai cocktail like Trader Vic intended it.

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: Mix a wonderful pineapple mojito cocktail

Pineapple, lemon, mint, simple syrup, and Malibu pineapple rum make up the sweet pineapple mojito cocktail. Follow along with bartender Claudia as she gives step by step directions for how to mix up this drink. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix the wonderful pineapple mojito cocktail.