The Pisco Sour is the national drink of Peru, and also of Chile. You will need Pisco brandy, lime juice, simple syrup, and an egg white. Learn how to mix the South American classic Pisco sour cocktail by watching this video beverage-making tutorial.
Here's how you can mix a "Barnum was Right" cocktail in just twelve seconds! You're going to pour in two ounces of gin, one ounce of apricot brandy, two dashes of angostura bitters and half an ounce of lemon juice. Shake the mixture with ice, then strain it and then garnish wi ...more
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 Brandy Alexander. For the recipe used in this video cocktail-mixing tutorial, you will need heavy cr ...more
Rob "Riki Tiki" Roy is bringing you class, people! This dessert drink is tasty and perfect for cocktail parties, drinking with friends, and any other time you choose. You will need brandy, dark creme de cacao, milk, and grated nutmeg. Learn how to mix up the Brandy Alexander b ...more
A bartender shows how to mix a Brandy Alexander drink!
Simon Adams and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a brandy mint float cocktail -- an ideal after-dinner drink! Alternatively, relax on your terrace and watch another summer's day wind down. First, prepare the rocks glass then add the white creme de menthe and brandy. Then serve ...more
The Sidecar is a classic cognac, aged French brandy, cocktail that is sweetened with Triple Sec and lemon juice or sweet and sour mix. Learn how to mix this traditional cocktail by watching and following along with this beverage-making video tutorial.
Mix the Brandy Alexander, the Pink Squirrel or the Grasshopper! Each cocktail uses creme de cacao and whipping cream. The Brandy Alexander cocktail uses a brandy base, the Pink Squirrel uses an almond liqour base, and the Grasshoper uses green creme de menthe base. All are sha ...more
Named after a sweet variety of orange, make this cocktail the next time you're asked for something fruity. The Valencia requires: 2 ounces apricot brandy, 1 ounce fresh orange juice, 3 dashes orange bitters, chilled champagne or sparkling wine, ice cubes and an orange twist to ...more
A stylish and sophisticated cocktail from way back when, you can recreate this classic with: 1 1/2 ounces gin, 1/2 ounce applejack brandy, 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice, 1/2 ouce grenadie and 1 egg white. You will also need a cocktail shaker and strainer. Make the old fashioned ...more
This video shows you how to make the Jack Rose cocktail in 12 seconds flat. It goes like this. Three-quarters of an ounce of lemon juice, three-quarters of an ounce of pomegranate syrup, and two ounces of Laird's apple brandy. Shake it over ice, strain it into a cocktail glass ...more
White Peach Sangria is a fruity wine base cocktail. Start by mixing brandy and riesling in a pitcher. Then add fruit (grapes, oranges, apples). Next add mango syrup (easily made from nectar), white peach puree, fresh squeezed orange juice, white cranberry juice, garnish with s ...more
Do you die over chocolate and can't think of any better way to vacation than simply turning on an episode of "Friends" and gorging on bag after bag of Godiva chocolates? We hear you. If you don't have enough chocolate in your life (trust us, you can NEVER have enough chocolat ...more
Make your Halloween party the best ever with this "zombie" drink sure to keep the living dead coming back for more! This zombie-style drink is complete with brains, but more importantly, it packs a wallop with three different kinds of rum (!!!) and apricot brandy. This mixed p ...more
American Bartenders School shows you to make the Stinger cocktail from brandy and white creme de menthe. Perfect for after dinner.
A great drink for fall or winter evenings, with a strong apple flavor. To make this cocktail, you will need: 1 1/4 ounce Calvados or another apple brandy, 1 1/4 ounce Pommeau de Normandie, 1/2 ounce Manzanilla dry sherry, ice and a twist of lemon to garnish. Make the One Pomme ...more
This is a very easy, delicious cocktail to make; all you need is one part whiskey (Maker's Mark does well in this drink), 1 part sweet vermouth, a dash of bitters and some brandy infused cherries as a garnish. Mix and serve! Make the sour cherry Manhattan cocktail. Click throu ...more
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 Sidecar. For the recipe used in this video cocktail-mixing tutorial, you will need sour mix, triple ...more
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 Pisco Sour. For the recipe used in this video cocktail-mixing tutorial, you will need Pisco brandy, ...more
This fancy specialty drink is like dessert in a martini glass. You will need an apple, lemon zest, orange zest, a rum-infused vanilla pod, cinnamon sticks, and Brandy or cognac. Watch this video specialty drink-mixing tutorial and learn how to make an apple crumble cocktail.
You don't need to travel to Cusco, Peru to enjoy a delicious cocktail. Limes, simple syrup, Pisco brandy, and egg white make up the famous Peruvian Pisco Sour cocktail. Watch this video beverage-making tutorial and learn how to mix a Pisco Sour Peruvian cocktail at home.
American Bartenders School shows how to make a Buttery Nipple mixed drink cocktail recipe. You will need Bailey's Irish cream and butterscotch brandy or schnapps. Learn how to mix a buttery nipple cocktail shooter by watching this video beverage-making tutorial.
The Vieux Carre was first created in 1938 by Walter Bergeron, the head bartender at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans. To mix the Vieux Carre you will need brandy, rye whiskey, sweet vermouth, Benedectine, and bitters. Watch this video beverage-making tutorial and learn how ...more
Sugar, lychee nuts, brandy, sweet and sour mix, lychee liqueur, and triple sec make up the Montesierpe Pisco lychee martini cocktail. Follow along with bartender Alyssa as she gives step by step directions for how to mix up this drink. Watch this video beverage making tutorial ...more
Laura Caddoo and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a Fruit Tingle cocktail -- A light and refreshing cherry delight. Tingle your taste buds with this fruity, invigorating cocktail! You'll need lemonade, vodka, cherry brandy, sugar, 1 orange wedge, and ice cubes for this drink. ...more
Bourbon is the ultimate American spirit, considering the barrel-aged distilled spirit was originally produced in an area known as Bourbon County, Kentucky. To meet the legal definition of bourbon, it must be produced in the United States, must be created with at least 51% corn ...more
Learn how to make a pisco sour mixed drink. It’s time to brush up on your Spanish, because Peru’s delicious national drink commands mucho respect. You Will Need * A martini glass * Ice * 1 oz lemon juice * 1 oz simple syrup * A cocktail shaker * 1 oz Pisco brandy * 1 oz egg ...more
This weeks is the first in our thanksgiving holiday lineup. This is the Thanksgiving Special, a martini style drink with gin and brandy - perfect for Turkey Day! If you're sick of basic cocktails, expand your knowledge. Watch this mixed drink recipe video to learn how to mix ...more
This is a very rich and very delicious dessert drink, that gets its name from the German Black Forest cake. The float is only for presentation and should be mixed before you drink it. Try to make your own chocolate syrup using high quality, high cacao content chocolate. Watch ...more
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 t ...more
You won't need to comb the beach to make this tasty treat - quick, easy and sinful! Pour the caster sugar into a saucer. Rub the wedge of lime around the rim of the cocktail glass then rub the rim of the cocktail glass in the sugar. Keep the lime for later. Fill the shaker hal ...more
Turn your apple cider into a delicious syrup with a little cinnamon, brandy and brown sugar. This apple cider syrup can be used in a variety of recipes. Add it to maple cream cheese icing for pumpkin whoopie pies and even use it in cocktails that need a hint of sweetness. Expe ...more
Nothing warms a winter chill like a good alcoholic beverage. The Hot Toddy, complete with Brandy, Agave Nectar and a slice of lemon. This is a great fireside beverage. If you're sick of basic cocktails, expand your knowledge. Watch this mixed drink recipe video to learn how t ...more
Having a cocktail party and not quite sure what alcoholic beverages to serve up? Then watch this how to video to learn how to mix up an Apricot Sour. The women love this drink, you will need a little bit apricot brandy, bar mix, and seven up.
Learn how to make a Brandy Alexander from American Bartending School. A great cocktail drink for parties or entertaining friends.
The Singapore Sling is a smooth, slow, sweet cocktail. Serve it at your next party or enjoy it as a nightcap. You will need gin, fresh lemon juice, simple syrup, powdered sugar, club soda, cherry brandy and a lemon wedge and cherry to garnish.
Learn how to make a metropolitan from skilled bartender Anthony Caporale. Spice up your cocktail with a variation of a Manhattan: the Metropolitan. Make sure you grab the brandy and not the bourbon for this martini.
You will need some whiskey of your choice. It is also fine to use brandy if you like that better. Next make some tea as you would normally brew tea. The steeping process of the tea may be cut short as it is not the main flavor. After the tea has been brewed take a mug and pour ...more
If you're too old to trick-or-treat (are you ever really?), throwing a Halloween party is the next best thing. You could always just serve beer and jungle juice like most other people will be doing, which will certainly get the job done, but where's the fun in that? Instead, i ...more
Got a bottle of inexpensive, unopened red wine and some citrus fruits lying around in your kitchen? If you plan on throwing an outdoor summer party, you really can't go wrong with a pitcher full of homemade sangria. For a basic sangria recipe, all you need to do is to combine ...more
From fungi to foie gras, the weird ingredient cocktail game across the nation is growing by leaps and bounds. We had our hesitations about trying some of them out, and especially about attempting to make any ourselves, so we did a bit more research and realized the flavor prof ...more
Like many others, I like a good cocktail every now and then, and I've always been impressed when my cocktail enthusiast friends would come up with a new drink or even just remember how to concoct a Clover Club (FYI, it's made with gin, raspberry syrup, lemon, and egg white). T ...more
Everyone has the same five spirits in their bar: vodka, rum, whiskey, tequila, and gin. They're all great, but every so often the mood strikes to try a cocktail with a little something different. We'd like you to meet three spirits from South America that would make a welcome ...more
I know I'm in the majority when I say that grilled cheese sandwiches are one of life's simplest and best pleasures: gooey, rich, melted cheese, sandwiched between two perfectly-buttered pieces of toast... perfection. Don't Miss: How to Make Amazing Grilled Cheese Sandwiches ...more
A few months ago, my friend Sarah appeared at a party bearing homemade liqueurs—amaretto, hazelnut (e.g. Frangelico), and vanilla liqueurs, to be exact. Her cool factor, which was already quite high, jumped up a few more notches—as did the overall energy of the party. (And tha ...more
Holidays are a time for good food and good drink, but more often than not, we substitute good drink for, well, cheap drink. However, cheap wine doesn't have to be bad. As the international wine industry grows, it's becoming more common to find decent bottles on the cheap, and ...more
Fight me all you want, but it ain't a party without alcohol—whether it's a Halloween party, Christmas party, dinner party, or even a damn wedding. (If you think that people will stick around after dinner for a dry wedding, then you're sorely mistaken.) And while we'd all love ...more
Alcohol is a marvelous thing. It might even be responsible for saving civilization. And we're always fans of hacking our booze intake, whether it's learning how to drink all night long without getting drunk or how to discreetly get your drink on without anyone knowing. Now, i ...more