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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...

Bottoms Up #41 – Big House Straight Bourbon Whiskey

This week on Bottoms Up we’re visiting the Big House. Well, Big House Straight Bourbon Whiskey (6 year) which came well recommended from “Pops” over at Bourbon & Banter. What a wonderful, affordable bourbon we’re excited to share with you. The bottle we’re sampling was a...

Bottoms Up #40 – Apothic Dark

Blackberries, blueberries and chocolate in a, thick, dark and broodingly good wine? That’s what we’re drinking this week here on Bottom’s Up. Join us as we sample the increasingly hard to find limited release Apothic Dark. A red the was as unexpected as it was good! — Run Time: 10...

Bottoms Up #39 – La Trappe Quadrupel

This week, we pour a drink from episode #81 of the Charlie Tonic Hour as we share the moment that Charlie first tried what has become one of his favorite beers. Hear about the monks, the Trappist history, the tasting and a bottle of beer that is both approachable and satisfying. — Run Time: 8 Minutes,...

Bottoms Up #38 – Mulled Wine

This week, live from trick or treating on the front porch, Ginny Tonic and Charlie discuss the many benefits of mulled wine as a seasonal drink and personal tradition. They share the latest batch, discuss different mixing options and theorize why they enjoy it so much. In the mood for a warm drink on a cold...

Bottoms Up #37 – Rivertown’s Triumvirate & Ojos Negros

A beer made with tonic and aged in a gin barrel? A wild fermented sour that uses 140 pounds of blackberries? These describe the two of the specialty beers out of Rivertown Brewing Company that Ginny and Charlie are trying this week. Join them as they explore Triumvirate and Ojos Negros, two sour beers that...

Bottoms Up #36 – Hop Ottin’ IPA

Charlie has found a beer he loves and Ginny Tonic agrees with his celebration! What is this lovely brew? None other than Hop Ottin’ IPA by the Anderson Valley Brewing Company. Steeped in regional tradition, environmental consciousness and amazing taste, this is a beer we’re looking forward to...

Bottoms Up #35 – The Great Pumpkin Challenge

Tis the season for pumpkin flavored everything luckily for us, that includes beer. This week Ginny and Charlie sample five different pumpkin beers, Rivertown Brewing’s Pumpkin Ale, Madtree Brewing’s PumpCan, KBC’s Pumpkin Ale, Dogfish Head’s Pumkin, and Shipyard’s Smashed Pumpkin. The colors, tastes, tastes...

Bottoms Up #34 – Cleveland Bourbon Whiskey

Ginny Tonic came to this episode skeptical and left with a firm opinion about this rapid-aged bourbon. The company is trying to be radically different and we put them to the test this week. Just to be fair, Charlie submitted himself to a blind taste test between this new product and Knob Creek. Find out...
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