Episode #99 – Binge Watching With Vodka

Episode #99 – Binge Watching With Vodka

It is Episode #99 as Ginny and Charlie race toward the big #100 next week. But before we get to that they talk about a great weekend and crappy Tuesday, explore the joys and sorrows of binge watching TV shows, try a French vodka and scandalous cocktail, before ending with some music from Leonard Cohen. Join us and enjoy!


Run Time: 1 hour, 8 Minutes, 43
Download the episode: charlietonichour099.mp3

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Segment 1 – Discourse Intercourse

(Starts at 15 seconds into the show)
All the Details on the Episode
#100 Live Recording and Celebration
November 17th – 3:00 PM – MOTR Pub
A few photos from last week:
Sampling at Toxic Brew Company

More music photos!
The Hay Infused Bourbon at The Rookwood
The Reticulated Writer Article Ginny Mentioned
Ginny’s view of the stage just before the start of Cabaret
 Segment 2 – Binge Watching Television
(Starts at 25 minutes, 41 seconds into the show)
Charlie’s Binge – Sons of Anarchy
Ginny’s Binge – How I Met Your Mother
 Segment 3 – Bottoms Up
Ciroc Vodka and the Can-Can Martini
(Starts at 46 minutes, 29 seconds into the show)

Cîroc is a brand of vodka produced and distributed by drinks company Diageo. Diageo asserts that Cîroc is distinguished from other vodkas by the fact that they derive it from grapes, rather than using corn, sorghum, rye, wheat, or potatoes. Since they distill the product at 96% and do not age it, it fulfills the qualities of a vodka. The production method used for Cîroc vodka are “snap frost” grapes; Mauzac Blanc from the Gaillac region of France, and Ugni Blanc from the Cognac region. The juice extracted from these grapes is fermented. Although all vodkas are distilled, the manufacturers of Cîroc vodka emphasize that theirs is distilled five times. The first four distillations of the Ugni Blanc take place in stainless steel column stills; the Mauzac Blanc grapes are distilled in copper continuous stills. These are distilled as far as 96.5% and 93.5%, then blended together, with 95% being Ugni Blanc and 5% being Mauzac Blanc. The final distillation is performed in a traditional Armagnac style copper pot still [via wikipedia].

The Can-Can Martini
2 oz. Vodka
1 1/2 oz. St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur
1/4 oz. Dry Vermouth

Shake all ingredients with ice and fine strain into a
chilled martini glass. Garnish with a lemon or orange twist.

  Segment 5 – Closing Out The Show
(Starts at 57 minutes and 31 second into the show)
Charlie’s Music Recommendation For This Week
Leonard Cohen – Everybody Knows
Ginny and Charlie’s Music Recommendation For This Week
Leonard Cohen – Come Healing
Coverage Coming Soon…
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Don’t Miss Charlie’s Convention
June 28-29, 2014
Our
“Short Shot of Alcohol To Kick Off Your Weekend”
Continues Friday

The Music You Hear Throughout the Episode


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