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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 : Make the Full Blonde cocktail for an aperitif

A great starter cocktail! This particular drink calls for: 1 1/2 ounces of gin, 1 1/2 ounces Pineau des Charentes (1 part Cognac to 3 parts fresh grape juice), a few drops of orange flower water, ice and a twist of lemon to garnish. Make the Full Blonde cocktail for an aperiti ...more

How To : Make the perfect gin martini

The perfect martini is, in fact, stirred. You can make your own at home, all you need is: 1 chilled martini glass, 2 ounces gin, 1 ounce dry vermouth, 2 dashes orange bitters, cracked ice and a lemon twist for garnish. Make the perfect gin martini. Click through to watch this ...more

How To : Make the old fashioned Pink Lady cocktail

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

How To : Make the Blueberry Thrill cocktail

The gin is subtle and almost undetectable in this delicious cocktail. To make a Blueberry Thrill, you will need: 2 ounces blueberry gin, 1 ounce cardamom syrup and 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice. To make the cardamom syrup, you will need: 8 cups of water, 8 cups of sugar and 3 ta ...more

How To : Make a Raspbery Lime Rickey Martini

The perfect way to cool off at the end of a hot day. For this cocktail, you will need: a handful of muddled raspberries, 1 ounce of lime juice, 1 slice of lime for garnish, 1 ounce simple syrup, 2 ounces of gin, ice and a cocktail strainer. Make a Raspbery Lime Rickey Martini. ...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 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.

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 : 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

HowTo : Spike Your Popsicles

No better way to celebrate summer coming to an end than ice cold party favors. The Jewels of New York offer up two mouthwatering booze popsicle recipes, gratis, for your enjoyment: Blackberry Bramble Popsicle 1 1/2 cup fresh blackberries 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 cups w ...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

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 vanilla bean gin julep

Watch this video to learn how to make a special type of julep. It's a more springy, more refreshing cocktail, perfect for the hot summer months. Matthew Coughlin will walk you through all the steps of creating a vanilla bean gin julep. A traditional mint julep is made with bo ...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 festive mojito with cranberries

Contribute to your holiday gatherings with a fun refreshment! This cocktail is fun and easy to make. Put a handful of ice into a tall tumbler glass. Add a spoonful of sugar, sprig of mint, spoonful of sweetened canned cranberries. Use a muddler to mash the cranberries, sugar, ...more

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 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 : 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 : 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 "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 : Make a classic sweet martini cocktail

This video shows you how to make a classic sweet martini cocktail that you can use for an entertainment surprise. The first public recipe was published in 1888. A dry martini has very little vermouth. A sweet martini has a little more vermouth. A perfect martini is a mixture o ...more

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 Pimm's No. 1 Cup drink

Learn how to make a Pimm's Cup. A summertime favorite of the Brits, this cocktail is made from the gin-based alcohol known as Pimm’s No. 1 Cup. You Will Need * A Collins glass * Ice * 2 ounces Pimm’s No. 1 Cup * 4 ounces lemonade * Soda water * A slice of lemon * A slice of ...more

How To : Mix a Blue Train cocktail

A bit of G'vine gin mixed with fresh lemon juice and Blue Curacao and you've got a Blue Train Cocktail. If you're sick of basic cocktails, expand your knowledge. Watch this mixed drink recipe video to learn how to mix a blue train cocktail. Mixing drinks is easy. By widening ...more

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