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Bottoms Up #33 – Snow White

It’s a classic Charlie Tonic Bottoms Up this week as we flash back to Ginny Tonic’s very FIRST cocktail creation. It involved marshmallow vodka and we dubbed it the snow white. Join us for your short shot of alcohol to kick off your weekend and get all the details! — Run Time: 7 Minutes, 2...

Bottoms Up #32 – Beers of Alltech

It’s a classic Charlie Tonic Bottoms Up this week as we flash back to the start of 2013 and our afternoon sampling beer in the private tap room located in the heart of the Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co. in Lexington, KY. This the home of the wonderful Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale. Join us...

Bottoms Up #31 – Bulleit Rye Whiskey

Rye whiskey is a classic American whiskey that is making a big comeback lately. Ginny and Charlie talk about this trend and why it is making a comeback. Then they taste one of the leading brands of rye, Bulleit Rye Whiskey and use it to make an outstanding manhattan. — Run Time: 13 Minutes, 17 Seconds...

Bottoms Up #30 – BJ’s Brewhouse

This week on Bottoms Up, Ginny and Charlie learn that BJ’s and beer are a great combination. A visit to BJ’s Brewhouse brings us some tasty beer and a discussion on how this national chain is trying to keep their brew-pub roots alive while fitting into Cincinnati’s beer scene. — Run...

Bottoms Up #29 – Bachelorette Parties

Sometimes girls just want to have fun and drink some sugary cocktails. This week Ginny makes two shots and a cocktail using Buttershots, Bailey’s and Kahlua in preparation for an upcoming bachelorette party. With sexy names and a sweet taste, these drinks will go down well with your whole hen party....

Bottoms Up #28 – Blind Gin Taste Test

Ginny Tonic and Charlie return! For this week’s Bottoms Up we flash back to episode #49 of the Charlie Tonic Hour for a classic episode as Charlie dons a blindfold and takes on a four martini challenge to determine his gin of choice. Where else are you going to see that kind of entertainment? Answer…...

Bottoms Up #27 – Classic Flips and Fizzes

Egg whites are a common ingredient in many classic cocktails but can be intimidating for the casual home mixologist. This week Ginny and Charlie make two classic egg white cocktails, The Ramos Gin Fizz and the Bourbon Flip, and help you realize why you shouldn’t fear the egg. With a little basic safety...

Bottoms Up #26 – el Arco Tequila

A law office high above Cincinnati is an unusual setting for a tequila tasting but sometimes you just have to follow where the alcohol leads. This week Ginny and Charlie meet with two of the owners of el Arco premium tequila to taste their wears and learn what makes el Arco stand apart from the other top...

Bottoms Up #25 – Bluegrass Sundown

Have you heard of the Bluegrass Sundown? It is a dark roasted coffee infused with Kentucky Bourbon and sugar which makes a wonderful little cocktail that’s really quite original. How does it taste in other mixes? Ginny Tonic and Charlie explore this Irish Coffee with a decidedly Kentucky spin and...

Bottoms Up #24 – A Classic Manhattan

While tearing through Over-The-Rhine (OTR) here in Cincinnati on a fun night, a slightly inebriated Ginny Tonic and Charlie share a very classic Manhattan with Zachary Yingling at the ever amazing Japps Since 1879. Join us for the conversation, the atmosphere and the cocktail! — Run Time: 10 Minutes,...

Bottoms Up #23 – Beers of Dundee

It is a beer kind of day. Ginny and Charlie taste and discuss the Dundee Beer Spring/Summer Variety pack that includes a Kolsch-style ale, a Pale Bock Lager, a Stout and an India Pale Ale. Four beers for the price of one podcast? That’s a deal you can’t miss. — Run Time: 15 Minutes, 38 Seconds...

Bottoms Up #22 – The Charlie Tonic

Way back when Ginny and Charlie were first starting the Charlie Tonic Hour, a friend named Calamity Dawn made them an official Charlie Tonic cocktail. Now, over a year and half later Ginny and Charlie have added a second podcast and that friend has graduated bartending school and is on her way to becoming a...

Bottoms Up #21 – Tito’s Vodka

After 21 episodes, Ginny and Charlie finally get around to reviewing a basic vodka. This week they try Tito’s Handmade Vodka from the Mockingbird Distillery in Austin, Texas. Tito’s has a great story and luckily it has a great vodka to back it up. We try the vodka and then make ourselves a Godmother...

Bottoms Up #20 – The Constantine

Ginny and Charlie are doing double duty this week. They are working on setting up Derby City Comic Con, the comic convention Charlie owns in Louisville, but they also have a podcast to record. So of course this week’s show will have to be the unveiling of  the official cocktail of Derby City Comic...

Bottoms Up #19 – The Martinez

This week Ginny and Charlie bring you a treat from the Charlie Tonic archives. From her pin-up fabulous hair to her classic tattoo’s, Molly Wellmann is clearly a woman who takes the best of what the past has to offer and gives it her own modern touch. Back in April 2012 when Charlie and I sat down with...
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