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How To: Mix a dirty martini with gin, vermouth and olive juice

Want to make an old-fashioned dirty martini 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' time. For more information, including a full list of ingredients and complete instructions on how to mix this drink yourself, take a look.

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:

How To: Make a passion fruit mango martini with Brian Boitano

In this clip, figure skating superstar Brian Boitano shares instructions on how to make a passion fruit and mango martini. As far as quick-and-easy cocktail recipes go, this one is hard to beat. It's so quick, and so easy, in fact, that this free video tutorial can present a detailed, step-by-step overview of the recipe in just over two minutes' time. For more information, and to get started making your own passion fruit and mango martinis, take a look!

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.

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 Pim Pom cocktail with gin and pomegranate juice

In this Alcohol video tutorial you will learn how to make a Pim Pom cocktail with gin and pomegranate juice. This is an ideal cocktail for a summer evening. Dave presents this video. For this you will need a high wall glass filled with ice cubes. To this add 50ml Pimms No1. Now you simply top it with Pomegranate. For garnishing use an orange slice and some ripped basil. This is a perfect drink at a picnic or a barbeque and is a great way to impress your friends with your cocktail knowledge. G...

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, mint and ice in the glass. Add a shot of premium gin. Fill half-way with tonic water. Fill almost full with cranberry juice. Add a little more to top it off, and stir. This recipe for "cranberry sauce" is sure to be a bi...

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 and it are ready to serve. She also shows us to make running honey which is really very simple. Boil some water and then add equal amount of honey to it. Then stir it together and put it into your cocktail. This adds so...

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 glass. Garnish with a lemon twist. When there is no citrus, don't shake. If it is all liqueur then you must shake. Did you hear that, James Bond?

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 exactly how to make a Dutch blood and sand cocktail in less than 15 seconds. Mind you the scotch is replaced with a very bodied gin. Enjoy!

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.

How To: Mix a Tom Collins

The classic Tom Collins drink, we're using G'Vine gin, lemon juice, simple syrup and a bit of club soda. We'll garnish it with a cherry and orange and really dress the drink.

How To: Mix a Southside 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 Southside. For the recipe used in this video cocktail-mixing tutorial, you will need sour mix, mint leaves, and gin. Enjoy your fresh Southside cocktail.

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 a gin martini cocktail. Get your (alcoholic) drink on.

How To: Mix a classic martini cocktail

The martini is the most classic of all cocktails, but with great fame comes great controversy. What kind of gin do you use? What kind of gin to vermouth ratio? This video mixology tutorial series covers all those pressing martini questions and set you on the way to become a martini aficionado.

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 video mixology tutorial and learn how to make a Bloody Mary buffet cocktail.

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 an elder flower Ramos gin fizz cocktail.

How To: Mix a dry martini cocktail

Ahh yes, the classic dry martini. Don't know how to make it? Watch this then. You will need vermouth, gin, and some olives for garnish. Sounds simple, but don't be fooled. This drink is all about technique. Watch this video cocktail-mixing tutorial and learn how to make a dry martini.

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 strong arms. Learn how to mix up a Ramos Gin Fizz cocktail by watching this video beverage-making tutorial.

How To: Mix the last word cocktail

In this episode of "The Cocktail Spirit," Robert gives you the last word on stocking your bar, and then mixes up the Last Word cocktail. You will need chartreuse, maraschino liqueur, gin, and lime juice. Learn how to mix this very old but rare last word cocktail recipe by watching this video beverage-making tutorial.

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 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 Sapphire Breeze martini cocktail.

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: 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: 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: Make a Singapore Sling

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.

How To: Make a Martinez cocktail

The Martinez is the one of the predecessors to the martini. The sweet citrus and gin-vermouth combination with small amounts of triple sec and orange bitters results in a smooth and uplifting drink. Ingredients are gin, dry vermouth, triple sec, bitters, and a lemon twist. Serve in a chilled martini glass.

How To: Make a Bramble cocktail

Diego Garcia and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a bramble cocktail -- a short gin-based cocktail. First mix gin, lemon juice, syrup. Then add ice cubes and shake before straining and putting some creme de muir over the top of the drink. Make a Bramble cocktail.

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 water, sugar syrup, 1 egg white, cream, soda water, ice cubes, glace cherry, and a lemon slice to make this drink. Make a Gin Fizz cocktail.

How To: Make a Halloween Red-Eye cocktail

Omri Shahar and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a Halloween Red-Eye cocktail. This potent Halloween Red-Eye cocktail, with its "red eye" might just be the special thing to start off your party this Halloween. A real gin and cointreau treat! You'll need gin, cointreau, lemon juice, sugar, 1 egg white, 1 red cherry, and some chocolate chips to make this drink. Make a Halloween Red-Eye cocktail.

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