Hot Rum How-Tos

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 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: 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: 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: 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 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 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: 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: 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: 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.