Well, like they say, practice makes perfect.
And, sometimes you have to start at the very beginning. Here's a drink to start with, and once you have mastered this, you can move on to more advanced drinks:
Okay, so ice and scotch. Got it!
Here's something a little different:
Actually, this one is a little easier to follow. The twist is optional!
But, what happens if your guests don't like scotch or gin? Try this:
Did you get that? Here's another variation on this theme:
Here's a secret: you can make a drink like this out of any kind of liquor.
Now you're ready to graduate to the next step: follow these recipes with whatever liquor you prefer. Then add soda or tonic or water -- voila! Suddenly you have some drinks that everyone enjoys: gin and tonic, vodka tonic, scotch and soda, bourbon and branch. Or, add cola to get rum and coke!
Now you're pouring 'em! Go knock them dead!