How to Gin

How To : Play straight gin

Learn how to play straight gin. Grab a friend, pull out a deck of cards, and get comfortable. Straight Gin is easy to learn. You Will Need * A deck of cards * Two players * A table and chairs * And pens and paper Step 1. Draw for dealer Remove the jokers and shuffle the de ...more

How To : Mix a Dragonfly cocktail with gin and ginger ale

If you have gin and ginger ale, you've got what it takes to make a great Dragonfly cocktail. 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 ...more

How To : Make a Blue Mediterranean gin cocktail

In this video, Derrick Schommer, sales engineer, podcaster and host of Common Man Cocktails shows viewers how to mix up a Blue Mediterranean. This classy gin cocktail is based on Bombay Sapphire gin, teamed with lemon-and-lime Sprite and Blue Curacao for a sophisticated, sligh ...more

How To : Mix a gin green tea cocktail

This is a very simple but very delicious and refreshing long drink. You don't need to worry too much about the measurements, just fill a tall glass with ice and add one part gin, one part green tea, and one part ginger ale. Watch this video mixology tutorial and learn how to m ...more

News : Make Edible Lasers (Jell-O or Gin & Tonic Flavored)

Remember the glowing pickle? Well, here's another sci-fi food-oddity. Sounds entirely fictitious, but apparently you can make edible lasers. Says Make, "A friend of mine claimed you can make a laser from a gin & tonic, and so I had to find out more. It turns out that not onl ...more

HowTo : Brew Your Own Bathtub Gin (Well, Sorta)

Here's another slightly under-the-table D.I.Y. project for you (though much less gritty than today's earlier example). Not Martha demonstrates how to make your own sorta-gin: "I made gin! Well, sort of. I infused vodka in the hopes of making gin. I used the recipe I found at ...more

How To : Make a gin & tonic with a hot girl

Watch this video to learn a little about the history of gin & tonic. Tonic water was consumed to prevent malaria in the 18th century. It was extremely bitter, so gin was added to make it more pleasant.

How To : Make a perfect gin martini, stirred, not shaken

Unlike cooking Chinese food, martini-making requires more than just throwing in whatever you happen to have lying around your countertop and shaking it up. This video provides fresh, concise instructions for making a stirred gin martini. If you like your drinks robust and sha ...more

How To : Mix a "Barnum was Right" gin & brandy cocktail

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

How To : Create a great seasonal infusion of blueberry gin

Infusions make some of the best drinks, especially when made with fruit like blueberries. And gin and blueberries are a perfect match, which is great with tonic water or other drinks. Kevin Martin of Eastern Standard makes a gin infusion he claims "is like gold at the restaur ...more

HowTo : Turn Vodka into Gin

Not Martha takes another stab at making homemade, "bathtub" gin (see previous). Try her latest modification, and report back in the comment section below, please! This variation omits the heavy orange zest flavoring in the first recipe. Ian’s Gin Recipe (with small changes b ...more

How To : Mix a gin martini 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 gin martini. You will need gin, olives for garnish, and vermouth if you want it. Follow along with this video mixology lesson and find out how to make ...more

How To : Play gin rummy if you've never played before

There are so many different card games, it can be difficult to keep track of how to play each one. With this tutorial, you'll be focusing on the card game, gin rummy. It's surprisingly simple and easy to play compared to other card games. So sit back, pay attention, and then e ...more

How To : Mix a Tom Collins gin cocktail

The Tom Collins is a simple and classic cocktail to make. You will need gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, and club soda or soda water. Learn how to mix up a Tom Collins cocktail by watching this video beverage-making tutorial.

How To : Mix a gin and ginger cosmopolitan cocktail

The subtle spicy peppery-ness of the aromatic ginger root marries beautifully with the gin, cranberry and orange flavors in this delightful cocktail. You will need ginger, lemon juice, gin, triple sec orange liqueur, and cranberry juice. Watch this video mixology tutorial and ...more

How To : Make raspberry jam and gin

This how to video is a quick lesson in how to make raspberry jam with an added treat of how to make raspberry gin. Spread the jam on toast and serve up a raspberry gin cocktail for a summer treat. To make raspberry jam you will need: a pot, raspberries, funnel, lemons, sugar, ...more

How To : Mix an elder flower Ramos gin fizz cocktail

This fresh variation of the Ramos gin fizz cocktail is a great example of molecular bartending. You will need lime, elder flower cordial, gin, egg white, vanilla, sugar, cream, soda water, and a blow torch. Watch this video specialty drink-mixing tutorial and learn how to make ...more

How To : Mix a Beefeater gin and cranberry cocktail

Beefeater gin and cranberry juice make up the gin and cranberry cocktail. Follow along with bartender Andrea as she gives step by step directions for how to mix up this fruity drink. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix the gin and cranberry cocktail.

How to Play gin rummy : knocking variation

Learn how to play gin rummy: knocking variation. In this version of Gin, you can end a game by "Knocking." You Will Need * Deck of cards * 2 players Step 1. Deal Draw a card to see which of you will be the first dealer. The high card deals. Then shuffle the cards and deal ...more

How To : Mix a glass gin martini 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 gin martini cocktail. For the recipe used in this video cocktail-mixing tutorial, you will n ...more

How To : Play gin rummy

In this video series, Gary Zier teaches the object and rules of Gin Rummy. Learn about match scoring, knocking, and deadwood. Gary also offers tips and strategies for the experienced or beginner gin player. So, grab a partner and start playing Gin Rummy today! Part 1 of 15 - H ...more

How To : Mix a sloe gin fizz

This drink, may first have been introduced in the mid-1900's is a timeless classic. Sloe gin, club soda, simple syrup, some lemon and you'll end up with a berry fruit well balanced cocktail. If you're sick of basic cocktails, expand your knowledge. Watch this mixed drink reci ...more

How To : Mix a Sapphire gin French martini cocktail

Gin, pineapple juice, and Chambord raspberry liqueur make up the Sapphire French martini cocktail. Follow along with bartender Joe as he gives step by step directions for how to mix up this sweet specialty drink. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix t ...more

How To : Play and score gin rummy

This tutorial shows how to play and score gin rummy. It is a great game for 2 people or more. It differs from regular rummy in many ways. This is a great way to spend a cold evening at home. Play and score gin rummy. Click through to watch this video on associatedcontent.com

How To : Mix up an Italian 75 cocktail with gin

Juice from a blood orange gives this cocktail it's deep hue. To make your own, you will need: 1 1/2 ounces Berkshire Mountain gin, juice of half a blood orange, 3/4 ounce simple syrup, a splash of prosecco, crushed ice and a slice of blood orange to garnish. Mix up an Italian ...more

How To : Mix a Beefeater gin and tonic cocktail

Beefeater gin and tonic water make up the classic gin and tonic cocktail. Follow along with bartender Andrea as she gives step by step directions for how to mix up this traditional drink. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix the gin and tonic cocktail.

How To : Mix a gimlet cocktail with gin and lime juice

Want to make a gin gimlet 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 two minutes' ti ...more

How To : Make a gin & sherry Melee cocktail

This video shows you how to make a gin and sherry Melee cocktail in 12 seconds. the ingredients are 1 ounce of gin, 1 ounce of Meletti Amaro liqueur, 1/4 ounce of Cherry Heering liqueur, and 1 ounce of Alvears Amontillado sherry. Stir over ice and strain into an old fashion gl ...more

How To : Mix a Ramos Gin Fizz cocktail

The use of egg white and cream in this version of the fizz creates a unique experience. Velvet with a citrus background and a bubbly pop, the Ramos Gin Fizz is a delightful drink. To mix this cocktail, you will need gin, lemon juice, lime juice, egg white, cream, and some stro ...more

How To : Make a Strawberry Sapphire cocktail with gin

Make this delicate cocktail easily at home. You will need: wedges from half a lemon, 2 sliced strawberries, 1 whole strawberry (for the garnish), 3 chopped basil leaves, 3 ounces gin (as good as you can get), a splash of fresh lime juice, a splash of simple syrup and ice. Make ...more

How To : Make an extra dry gin martini

Check out this how-to video for making an extra dry gin martini with tips from the American Bartender's School. If you're thirsty and water just isn't going to do it, try an extra dry gin martini! Don't break down the ice too much or the drink will become too watery.

How To : Mix a Singapore Sling with gin

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 a Singapore Sling. For this drink you need a little bit of gin, slow gin, triple sec, orange juice and grenadine.

How To : Mix a Sapphire gin breeze martini cocktail

Gin, cranberry juice, grapefruit juice, and lime juice make up the Sapphire Breeze martini cocktail. Follow along with bartender Joe as he gives step by step directions for how to mix up this specialty drink. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix the S ...more

How To : Mix a Bloody Mary buffet cocktail with gin

When you're hung over, nothing's better than a fresh Bloody Mary. Get your daily dose of vitamins and alcohol. You will need tobasco sauce, habanera suace, ground black pepper, paprika, Worcestershire sauce, red pepper, shallots, cherry tomatoes, basil, and gin. Watch this vid ...more

How To : Mix a Tom Collins gin drink

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 a Tom Collins. For the Tom Collins you will need the following ingredients: gin, bar mix, sugar, and soda.

How To : Make a gin-based Bee's Knees cocktail

Lindsay Johnson, from lush life shows us how to make a gin based Bee's Knees cocktail in just 12 seconds. Firstly take 2 ounces of gin and then stir it with 3 bar spoons of running honey. Following that add 3 quarters of an ounce of fresh squeezed lemon juice. Shake and stream ...more

How To : Make a Dutch Blood and Sand cocktail (with gin)

Blood and sand doesn't necessarily sound that delicious as a drink but I'd be lying if I said it didn't intrigue me a bit. This classic Dutch cocktail has body, taste, and will get you where you need to be (well maybe a couple will do the trick). In this video you will learn e ...more

How To : Mix a (Thermos-Sized) Gin Sidecar

Hilah from Hilah Cooking mixes up a large gin sidecar, big enough for a thermos. The ingredients include two thirds of a cup of fresh lemon juice, two thirds of a cup of gin, and two thirds of a cup orange flavored liqueur. She squeezes the juice of four whole lemons for two t ...more

How To : Make a Gin Fizz cocktail

Mikey Paine and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a Gin Fizz cocktail -- a smooth gin tipple that you'll love to savour. Mikey Paine, from Lost Society in London, shows how to make this classy New Orleans cocktail. You'll need Bombay gin, lemon juice, 3 drops orange blossom wat ...more

How To : Mix a Zuidam gin and tonic cocktail

Gin and tonic water make up the Zuidam Ahhs cocktail. Follow along with bartender Joe as he gives step by step directions for how to mix up this classic drink. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix the traditional gin and tonic cocktail.

How To : Make sloe gin

David, for Wilderness Education, shows us how to make this drink “Sloe Gin” which is really good to be used during the winter. It sure will keep us warm. The Sloe berries which we use for this recipe need to be ripe. Ingredients: Sloes – 450 g / 1 lb Sugar – 125 g / 4 ½ oz St ...more

How To : Make a classic Ramos Gin Fizz cocktail

Having a cocktail party anytime soon? It's important to know the basics. In this video from Epicurious, mixologist Eben Freeman of Tailor restaurant in New York City, demonstrates how to prepare a classic Ramos Gin Fizz cocktail sure to blow away your guests.

How To : Make a perfect gin martini for New Year's Eve

What would a New Year's Eve party be without alcohol? Well, it certainly wouldn't be a party. Get your party juices flowing by juicing up with this perfect gin martini. Your cocktail party will thrive with this mixture of gin, dry vermouth, and sweet vermouth.

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