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 an old fashioned cocktail. For the recipe used in this video cocktail-mixing tutorial, you will need s ...more
Old Fashioned Cocktail
American Bartenders School shows you to make the Old Fashioned cocktail drink recipe.
The Old Fashioned cocktail is a classic cocktail in the sense that it contains a spirit, sugar and a bitter. Start with a quarter of an ounce of nice two to one simple syrup, this allows you to focus on the spirit in this drink. You then add two dashes of bitters and then a ni ...more
An Old Fashioned cocktail may be too "old" for you, but don't let the name full you. This cocktail packs a punch, a punch anyone can enjoy. What you'll need for the Old Fashioned cocktail is whiskey, bitters, cherries, an orange and some sugar water.
Not sure what to serve at your next cocktail party? Try a decadent alcohol drink that can double as a chocolate dessert. In this how to video Lee twists a classic bourbon old fashioned cocktail with and orange liquid chocolate. Recipe & Directions - 3 bar spoons Orange Liquid ...more
Nothing is says classic cocktail like an Old Fashioned. You will need simple syrup, bitters, bourbon whiskey, and an orange peel for garnish. Learn how to mix an Old Fashioned cocktail by watching this video beverage-making tutorial.
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
The Old Fashioned is one of America's earliest cocktails. It has very few ingredients, but is very complex and is quite challenging. Brown sugar syrup adds extra flavor and works very well with the bourbon. If you use a different base, such as Crown Royal Canadian whiskey, bro ...more
Time to brush up on your bartending skills! Everyone should be able to mix the staples—especially the bourbon staples. Browse the gallery below to view three demonstrations on mixing classic bourbon cocktails such as the Manhattan, the Old Fashioned, and the Mint Julep.
The Old Fashioned is a classic cocktail which every bartender should know how to mix! Repudiated to have been first made in Kentucky. Ingredients: sugar cube Bitters water orange zest Bourbon (like Maker's Mark) Cherry Directions: Muddle water sugar and bitters. Then add ora ...more
This instructional video takes you step by step in making an old fashioned--a classic cocktail still enjoyed today. Steps: 1) Mix sugar and water 2) Add bitters 3) Add 50ml Bourbon Whiskey (such as Maker's Mark, Jim Beam, Jack Daniels, etc.) 4)Add ice cubes 5)Stir for at least ...more
This recipe shows you a basic Old Fashioned cocktail, using 2 ounces rye or bourbon whiskey, one sugar cube and a dash of Angostura bitters. And then you're shown a modern update, calling for: 2 ounces whiskey, one sugar cube, 3 wedges of orange, Angostura bitters and 1/2 ounc ...more
Some women like their men scruffy, whereas others fall head over heels over a clean cut, well-shaven man. If you happen to fall into the second category, introduce your man to this video tutorial on how to complete a classic straight razor shave. As Olive Oyl once sang, "I wa ...more
Ken shows viewers how to make popcorn the old fashioned way! First, you should put some oil in a pot on the stove on about high. Get a bag of popcorn kernels and pour them into the oil in the pan. Shake this mixture up together, making sure all off them mix well. Now, you shou ...more
This video shows you how to prepare a classic Pot Roast. You will need a boneless, blade-cut roast. You will need a crock pot, because this is a crock pot recipe. Season the roast with ground salt and pepper. Add your roast to the crock pot. Toss in garlic: 3-4 cloves of garli ...more
In order to prepare Rhea‚Äôs Cherry Pie, you will need the following ingredients: 1 ¬O cups of flour, 1 tsp of salt, ¬O vegetable shortening (chilled), water, 3 tsp of sugar, pitted cherries, 1 T. butter, and ¬O cup of half and half. To make the crust, combine 1¬O cups of flo ...more
In this video series, watch as Karen Weisman teaches how to make old fashioned peach pie and cobbler. Part 1 of 19 - How to Make old fashioned peach pie and cobbler. Make old fashioned peach pie and cobbler - Part 2 of 19. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com ...more
If you're lived in the South, you may already know this next dish. If not, then prepare for a southern classic. It's called chow-chow or pickle relish. It takes a variety of different veggies (cucumbers, bell peppers, cabbage, onions) and you basically cook it to look almost l ...more
This is the first step in tanning hides and making leather the old fashioned way. Sometimes called braintan, smoke tan, Indian tan or home tan. Watch this demonstrator scrap the hair and grain from the hide.
Make popcorn the way your grandparents made it! This is a healthier alternative to microwave popcorn, and also lets you decide what flavors you want to add. You can make a traditional popcorn the old fashioned way using your kitchen stove.
Are you tired of the same old meals all the time? Do you miss the old fashioned stew that you had as a child? This recipe is just like Grandma’s beef stew that you grew up with. In less than two hours you can have a wonderful stew that is packed with protein and iron. Pull to ...more
In this video, we learn how to make old fashioned sugar cookies. First, you will need 2 sticks of butter and 1 3/4 c sugar. Mix this together, then add in two eggs to the bowl and mix together again. Now, add in 2 3/4 c flour and mix this up with a spoon. Form into a large bow ...more
Want to make an Old Fashioned 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. F ...more
Let's see how to make old fashioned lemonade. This will be a great entertainer on a hot summer day. You need the following ingredients to prepare the lemonade. 4-6 fresh lemon. Make sure it is fresh so that you will maximize the juice. You might need a juice extractor (You can ...more
This episode tackles the age old question, what do I do with my meat... why Beef Stew! Alex and Heather try there hand at good ol' fashioned Beef Stew. Pot, Meat, Veggie... what could go wrong. Check it out!
It seems no woodworker ever has enough clamps. Master craftsman George Berry, "The Woodguy" shows how to clamp up a picture frame with clamps that you make yourself.
Divascancook (Monique) shows us how to make an excellent apple crisp using a simple to follow recipe. To make this apple crisp recipe, you will need: apples (green apples are best), cinnamon, sugar, flour, oats, butter Peel the apples, slice into small pieces and place them in ...more
This video teaches you how to tie a bow tie. Take the tie over the collar and make sure that one side is sticking a little lower than the other. Bring the longer side over the top and through like you tie a shoe lace. Now take the other side which was underneath and fold it ...more
Strawberry jam is delicious, whether its warm off the stove or sandwiched in between two slices of bread. In this 3 part tutorial, learn how to make old fashioned strawberry jam on the stove top anytime! Part 1 of 3 - How to Make old fashioned strawberry jam. Part 2 of 3 - Ho ...more
Do you have an old-timey typewriter sitting at home? This video will show you the history of it, as well as teach you how to type with it. Type with an old fashioned typewriter - Part 1 of 2. Click through to watch this video on archive.org Type with an old fashioned typewrite ...more
This video explains the best way to remove the shells from hard boiled eggs. He boils the eggs until half the water has evaporated. While the eggs are still hot, he runs each one under cold water. While he's holding the egg under the stream of water, he raps each one with a wo ...more
No summer picnic is complete without hot dogs; and no hot dog is complete without the sauerkraut! In this tutorial, learn how to make this deliciously sour topping from scratch. Sauerkraut is actually quite easy to make and tastes much better fresh than it does coming from a c ...more
Technology is awesome. You can use your iPad to record music or even turn your tunes into a solar system, but sometimes being plugged in all of the time can leave you nostalgic for simpler times. This new concept by Joelle Aeschlimann brings together the best of both worlds by ...more
Want to make an Old Lay cocktail 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 ...more
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 m ...more
Step aside, vodka—whiskey will soon be the best-selling hard liquor in the United States. The whiskey renaissance has been largely attributed to the current trend for locally- and artisan-produced goods. Local whiskey distilleries are rapidly increasing in number across the n ...more
Three smart devices shown at CES 2016 are making it easier for you to make stupid decisions. PicoBrew, Somabar, and 10-Vins demonstrated their systems for beer, mixed cocktails, and wine, respectively, and each one is attempting to change the way we enjoy our favorite potent p ...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 mix a Top Banana Cocktail with this bartending instructional video! Ingredients: * 1 oz Creme de Banane * 1 oz Vodka * Juice of 1/2 Orange Instructions: Shake all ingredients with ice, strain into an old-fashioned glass over ice cubes, and serve. An easy drink ...more
Hot buttered rum gives your taste buds that perfect jolt of warmth and spiciness that's great for warming up your spirits after a cold trek outdoors. Buttered rum is a great alternative to your usual martinis and cosmos at a cocktail party, and it's super festive, too. Take a ...more
Learn how to mix a Bourbon Daisy cocktail from a hot girl in this instructional bartending video! Yee-haw! Ingredients: * 2 oz Bourbon * 1 oz Lemon juice * 1/2 tsp Grenadine * 1/2 tsp superfine Sugar * 1 Orange slice * 1 Maraschino cherry Instructions: In a shaker half-fill ...more
American whiskeys tend to get an undeservedly bad rap from Scotch whisky snobs. Prove haters wrong by inviting them over for an American bourbon tasting with your favorite Wild Turkey varieties. Choose Your Wild Turkey Bourbon Whiskeys The best part of having a tasting is ge ...more
One lump or two? That was the age-old question with sugar cubes, which used to be a staple of any tea salon or dignified household this side of Downton Abbey. These days sugar isn't really used in cubes much except in bars and restaurants, and that's a shame. Cubes are a lot l ...more
What's the best part of the holidays, other than gorging yourself on food until you're physically able to hibernate? Imbibing delicious, hot drinks that are spiked to the gills with liquor. But when you're hosting the party and you've got twenty million things on your to-do l ...more
Is your BFF getting married? Looks like you have a bridal shower to plan! Organize a bridal bash that people will actually want to attend using these innovative ideas. You Will Need: • The bride's likes and dislikes • A theme Step 1: Don't get hung up on rules Throw out an ...more
When your day sucks, all you want is a tall, ice-cold glass of beer at the end of it all. Nothing complicated about having some booze to temporarily drown your sorrows. But sometimes you get stuck with crappy beer (hey-o, Keystone Ice!), and it feels like the world is out to ...more
Maybe you've had a long day... or maybe you just want to treat yo' self. So you head to your local watering hole for some tasty, tasty liquor. Your current fave on the cocktail list is a drink of something strong with bitters; you don't know what bitters are, but damn if that ...more
Like any good video game these days, controversy is a must, and that's exactly what Homefront provides. It's a good old-fashioned, controversial hot potato—isn't that the way war always is? It plays out like this: North Korea faces sanctions from the United Nations on nuclea ...more
If you happened across our radiation survival guide, you'd know that one of the most valuable lines of defense against radioactive particles is potassium iodide. In the United States, west coasters have quickly depleted the supply of potassium iodide tablets, which leaves anyo ...more
For the dedicated prankster, April Fool's Day is no joke. Nothing will stop them from coming up with the cleverest, most elaborate prank the world has ever seen. Or at least—their victim. The hardcore mischief-makers start planning out their ingenious prank the day after Apri ...more
Are you interested in selling your products at the local Farmers Markets? Many small mom and pop food crafters get started selling their artisan breads, homemade cakes, cookies, pies, biscotti, candy, seasoning mixes or regional barbecue sauces direct to customers who visit lo ...more
3D glasses are enjoying a renaissance right now, but the new ones are a far-cry from the red-and-blue affairs of your youth. Old-fashioned 2-color 3D pictures are called anaglyphs, and still have a very nostalgic appeal to many people. This video will show you how to make ster ...more
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Jason Voorhees has made the old-fashioned hockey goalie mask synonymous with psychotic violence, and his image is perfect for a Call of Duty Black Ops emblem. Watch this video for a guide to making one using the in-game emblem / playercard editor.
Object-oriented programming (OOP)is a school of programming that considers a computer program a group of interacting objects rather than a sequence of tasks. This makes more sense to many people than the more more old-fashioned vector model, and if you want to get started in p ...more
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This video tutorials teaches you how to make an old-fashioned rope swing! Build a tree swing. Click through to watch this video on thisoldhouse.com
Anuja and Hetal show how to make good old fashioned Chicken Curry - one of the most popular Indian dishes. You won't believe how easy it is!
The spread offense is the newest, most exciting offense to come out of college football. It creates a lot of exciting big plays and confounds more old-fashioned defensive formations and coaching. This video explains some of the basic formations and techniques of the spread off ...more
Curling your hair without either a curling iron or a flat iron? It sounds preposterous, but it can be done - and to great effect - after you watch this video. Sure, curling irons are great and quick ways to add bounce and volume to your locks, but they eat up electricity and d ...more