Hot Gin How-Tos

How To: Mix a Hairspray cocktail with gin and Sprite or 7-up

Want to make a Hairspray 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. For more information, including a full list of ingredients and complete instructions on how to mix this drink yourself, watch this video drink recipe.

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 of the process in about a minute. For more information, including a full list of ingredients and complete instructions on how to mix this drink yourself, watch this video drink recipe.

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 mix a gin green tea cocktail.

How To: Mix a British Comfort cocktail with gin, triple sec and orange juice

If you have gin, triple sec and orange juice, then you've got what it takes to make a great British Comfort 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 of the process in about a minute. For more information, including a full list of ingredients and complete instructions on how to mix this drink yourself, watch this video drink recipe.

How To: Make a Gone Tomorrow cocktail with gin and lemon juice

Want to make a Gone Tomorrow 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. For more information, including a full list of ingredients and complete instructions on how to mix this drink yourself, watch this video drink recipe.

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 with a lemon zest. In order to get the lemon zest that was used at the end you're going to need a channel knife. Apply the knife to the fruit and pull back on it until you peel off a nice and long piece of zest. This will ...

How To: Mix an Eclipse cocktail with gin, sloe gin, grenadine and cherries

Want to make an Eclipse 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. For more information, including a full list of ingredients and complete instructions on how to mix this drink yourself, watch this video drink recipe.

How To: Mix a Black Forest cocktail

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 this video mixology tutorial and learn how to make a black forest cocktail. You will need gin, black cherry brandy, chocolate sauce, and vanilla yogurt.

How To: Mix a New Moon cocktail with gin, triple sec, lime juice and tonic water

Want to make a New Moon 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. For more information, including a full list of ingredients and complete instructions on how to mix this drink yourself, watch this video drink recipe.

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, slightly sweet drink. The Blue Curacao and gin are placed in a high-ball glass with ice, then the drink is topped off with Sprite and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.

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 learn how to make a ginger cosmo martini.

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 the Sapphire gin French martini cocktail.

How To: Mix a Hula Hoop cocktail with gin, orange juice and pineapple juice

Want to make a Hula Hoop 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. For more information, including a full list of ingredients and complete instructions on how to mix this drink yourself, watch this video drink recipe.

How To: Mix a Head Shrinker cocktail with gin, blue curaçao and lemon juice

Want to make a Head Drinker 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. For more information, including a full list of ingredients and complete instructions on how to mix this drink yourself, watch this video drink recipe.

How To: Mix a Lemon Bomb cocktail

The Lemon Bomb mixed drink is a little more rich, as it has wonderful citrus lemon but also creamy buttery flavors as well. Remember to use high quality ingredients or even make your own lemon curd and limoncello so you can customize the flavors to your liking. The Lemon Bomb cocktail recipe is a great addition to your bartending knowledge. The Lemon Bomb was invented by Bombay Sapphire's Global Brand Ambassador and Master Mixologist Jamie Walker. Mix one up for your next cocktail party!

How To: Mix a Beetle Juice cocktail with gin, vermouth, sour mix and 7-Up

Want to make a Beetle Juice 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. For more information, including a full list of ingredients and complete instructions on how to mix this drink yourself, watch this video drink recipe.

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 a Strawberry Sapphire cocktail with gin.

How To: Mix a Cucumber and Apple Collins cocktail

This is another very fresh, refreshing long drink. Chris Doig of Brilliant Cocktails used Hendricks which has cucumber infused in it as well as rose petal. This recipe uses Tanqueray which is also a complex botanical gin and it works well with this drink. If you want to use fresh apple, use an apple such as Fuji that is crisp and slightly sweet. The Collins is a drink in the family of the sour form of drink, so it is supposed to be minimally sweet. To learn how to make a cucumber and apple Co...

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.

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 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 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 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: 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 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: 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.

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 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 75 cocktail with gin.

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 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 of dry and sweet vermouth. To make the sweet martini cocktail we use a cocktail glass not a martini glass. Get the glass cold by putting ice and water into the glass. Get the shaker tin and put ice, 1 1/2 ounce of good gi...

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: 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.

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 Pink Lady cocktail.

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