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Bottoms Up #56 – Knappogue Castle

Ginny Tonic will freely admit that she knows bourbon, is above average on American whiskeys and has a passing knowledge of scotch. That said, her experience of Irish whiskey almost entirely consists of shots of Jameson done at the bars. That fact made Ginny and Charlie doubly excited to sit down with three...

Bottoms Up #55 – Hangover Cures

Ever have one of those nights? Charlie and Ginny Tonic did last night so today’s show is all about hangover cures. Join them as the re-enter life after helping to bring a little New Orleans to Cincinnati this week and flash back to episode #54 of the Charlie Tonic Hour where this Bottoms Up segment...

Bottoms Up #54 – Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout

This week Ginny and Charlie explain why you should drink your dessert with a look at Southern Tier’s Creme Brulee Stout. This sweet beer hits all the right notes and it turns out it makes a really tasty ice cream float as well. Download today to get all the details! — Run Time: 8 Minutes, 18...

Bottoms Up #53 – Ranger Creek .44 Rye

American whiskey has an outlaw reputation but Ranger Creek Brewery and Distillery named their rye whiskey after a peacemaker. Ginny and Charlie picked up a bottle of their .44 Rye Whiskey at the San Antonio Cocktail Conference to review on the show. Download to see what we think and get the whole story of...

Bottoms Up #52 – Treaty Oak’s Waterloo Antique

This week Ginny and Charlie explore one of their favorite discoveries of the San Antonio Cocktail Conference: the barrel-aged Waterloo Antique Gin from Treaty Oak Distilling. This is a gin unlike any you’ve had before and you are going to want to listen as we check it out. — Run Time: 10...

Bottoms Up #51 – Wes Henderson and Angel’s Envy

Ginny and Charlie love their bourbon so they were very excited this week to sit down with Wes Henderson, co creator of Angel’s Envy Bourbon. This award winning bourbon is aged in sherry casks and has been getting rave reviews around the bourbon world. We talk with Wes about how Angel’s Envy got...

Bottoms Up #50 – To Have And Have Another

Ever wished you could sit down and have a drink with Hemingway? This week Ginny and Charlie come as close as you can get to doing just that. We sit down with Philip Greene, author of “To Have and To Have Another: A Hemingway Cocktail Compainion” and make two drinks out of his book using the...

Bottoms Up #49 – Macallan 12 Year Scotch

While Ginny Tonic and Charlie attend the San Antonio Cocktail Conference, they invite you to enjoy this all new, pre-recorded episode. This week, they sit down with a very popular 12 year scotch. Enjoying the complex mix of oak, honey, subtle fruit, spice and vanilla, Macallan 12 Year takes center stage....

Bottoms Up #48 – DeKuyper 03 Orange Liqueur

Ginny and Charlie prepare for their trip to the San Antonio Cocktail Conference by taking a closer look at DeKuyper’s 03 Orange Liqueur and using it to make a killer margarita. Learn more about this premium liqueur and the secret to making a great margarita. — Run Time: 10 Minutes, 37 Seconds...

Bottoms Up #47 – Zubrowka Bison Grass Vodka

The story of bison grass vodka reaches back to 14th century Poland and extends to today. There, in the forest of Bialowieza, the continent’s last herd of bison grazes upon sweet, aromatic bison grass. Containing a blade of grass in each bottle, Ginny Tonic and Charlie jump into tasting a bottle of ZU...

Bottoms Up #46 – San Marino’s Xtabentún

The holiday episode of Bottoms Up has a south of the border flavor this week. Ginny and Charlie explore a bottle of San Marino’s Xtabentún that they received as a gift. They find themselves now able to make a version of the El Camino cocktail with the help another bottle they were given this week....

Bottoms Up #45 – Moonshine of Hazard

Ginny Tonic and Charlie find themselves in one of the more underground arenas of spirits this week as they are given a mason jar filled with authentic, “direct from the hills of Kentucky” moonshine. This is white lightning of the classic variety as this jar comes from a corn mash recipe dating...

Bottoms Up #44 – Mount Gay Rum

This week on Bottoms Up we’re seeking a little bit of history… rum history! Did you know that Mount Gay Barbados Rum was established in 1703 and is the oldest existing brand of rum in the world? We have the story and the tasting on this week’s episode as we move from sailing to...

Bottoms Up #43 – Chicken Cock

This week on Bottoms Up we’re opting for a bit of the old Chicken Cock. Dating back to 1856, this whiskey became legendary during prohibition as the preferred brand of may speakeasies. Waiters served it in a tin can and a legacy began. Recently returning to the market after a roughly 80 year absence,...

Bottoms Up #42 – Clown Shoes Genghis Pecan

Did you enjoy a bit of Pecan Pie with your Thanksgiving meal this week? We did and we found a perfect beer companion for your feast as we try (and invite your to try) the limited edition Genghis Pecan beer from Clown Shoes Brewing! — Run Time: 7 Minutes, 39 Seconds Download the...
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