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Chronicling regular chats between a mother and son over a unique beverage

Chronicling regular chats between a mother and son over a unique beverage

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Canada

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Chronicling regular chats between a mother and son over a unique beverage

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep. 44 – Boozy Coffee, “Quiet your puddin’ muncher”

3/31/2021
Nothing says "spring is here!" like adding seemingly random shots of booze to your afternoon coffee, at least that's what our dynamic drinking duo seem to think. Gina and Paul banter about vaccinations, a year of social distancing and more, all while sipping on coffee spiked with whiskey, brandy, rum and whatever else they had lying around.

Duration:00:35:25

Ep. 43 – Gluehwein, “If you swallow a penny it will come out eventually”

2/24/2021
Another hot drink for a cold day, as Gina and Paul get into some Gluehwein. The duo are still separated by pandemic lockdown measures, but do their best to share recipes of this classic German mulled wine variant, including some brandy, port and whatever else was knocked into the pot. Where will they travel to when this is all over? Who is Gina mad at this time and what does a big sausage have to do with anything?

Duration:00:39:23

Ep. 42 – Hot Toddy, “I feel it reaching lower than I want it to”

1/27/2021
Gina and Paul battle connection issues as they continue to record remotely, but find comfort in some delicious variations on the classic Hot Toddy cocktail. The duo look back on 2020 and ponder what's to come this year, all while Gina pines for bigger wine glasses in her future.

Duration:00:35:40

Ep. 41 – Coquito, “Don’t be so boisterous when you’re doing the push”

12/23/2020
It's Christmas in lockdown! Gina and Paul do their best to be festive from afar while trying a delicious Coquito. Learn all about this festive Puerto Rican delight (just don't call it eggnog) as the duo discuss how the pandemic is affecting the holidays and it becomes very obvious that Gina clearly doesn't know what service Skip the Dishes actually offers.

Duration:00:34:29

Ep. 40 – Scotch, “Don’t mess with me bucko”

11/25/2020
Mother and son may be separated due to the return of local lockdown measures, but there's still a lot to separate this episode, as not only did they just pass the 2nd anniversary of the podcast, but it's also days from Paul's birthday. The latter being the reason he's finally gotten his mom to try scotch. Hear what Gina thinks of all the peat as the duo sample drams of the Glenlivet 18, Dalwhinnie 15 and Bowmore 12. All this and the return of Mom-talk!

Duration:00:37:06

Ep. 39 – Haunted Graveyard, “You have to lick your drip”

10/28/2020
It's a Halloween extravaganza, as Gina and Paul try a Haunted Graveyard cocktail (as found at Sprinklesandsprouts.com) and go a little overboard on the Jim Beam bourbon. The duo talk trick or treating and least favourite Halloween candy, all while Paul wonders why his mom is sitting in her wedding dress. Haunted Graveyard cocktail recipe: 2 ounces of bourbon1/2 ounce of maple syropA few dashes of bitters (orange or whisky smoke if possible)Shaken with an orange slice and poured over...

Duration:00:31:42

Ep. 38 – Newfoundland Flower, “You should be so lucky to have me in your bubble”

9/30/2020
Gina and Paul are all over the place this episode, as they recreate a recent night on the town with a special cocktail called a Newfoundland Flower. Hot off an afternoon visit to Toronto's Spirit of York distillery, the mother and son duo are in rare form, bouncing from bidets (of course), people who can't park and a call out for your hot toddy recipes.

Duration:00:33:26

Ep. 37 – AMF, “I just got a tingle where I haven’t tingled before”

8/26/2020
It's a doozy--in both length and alcohol content--as Gina and Paul make up for a few booze-free episodes by going all-in with the infamous AMF cocktail. Five different types of alcohol in one festive blue package! A real "wiffle-maker" as Gina would say, but can her son get her to say what the "F" stands for?

Duration:00:39:50

Ep. 36 – Italian Soda, “Oh baby, my bag’s low today”

7/29/2020
It's another attempt at a wholesome episode as Gina and Paul try a variety of Italian soda flavours, including a homemade cherry cream soda that's perfect for a hot day. You can't keep these two caged for long though, as the conversation quickly turns to Gina's brand new bidet in a revealing discussion that will have you reaching for the booze.

Duration:00:27:45

Ep. 35 – Lemonade, “Let’s just become a salad”

6/24/2020
Gina and Paul are still socially-distancing, but back in the same room at least, as they ease into the summer with fresh lemonade courtesy of their pal, Lemonade Dave. Join them as they raise a glass to everyone who has let themselves go during the pandemic, and a lemon in the eye of everyone who can't follow simple arrows. Get in touch via email at drinkswithmompodcast(at)gmail.com.

Duration:00:32:12

Ep. 34 – Whisky, “Honestly, I don’t know who grabbed what baby”

5/20/2020
Gina and Paul are back with another socially distanced episode, this time having done a curbside drop of some of Gina's favourite Gibson's whisky. The duo try both the sterling and 12-year aged varieties while catching up on creative pursuits during lockdown, a classic Mother's Day photo and Gina's unique complaints about feminine facial hair.

Duration:00:39:17

Ep. 33 – Quarantini, “There’s something to be said for that Monday to Sunday underwear”

4/29/2020
Connection problems may plague this latest, self-isolated episode, but Gina and Paul still manage to enjoy a Quarantini cocktail. The duo tackle the tough questions, like how is Paul's new bidet? What does Gina miss while stuck at home? And, most importantly, how did Paul turn out so great?

Duration:00:31:33

Ep. 32 – Special Coronavirus episode, “Little shorty stainless”

3/25/2020
It's a very special, socially distanced episode, as Gina and Paul stay in the comfort of their respective homes and talk over the phone. Avoiding the liquor stores and making do with what they have means Paul's trying an Old Timber cocktail while Gina has fun with two different Cosmos. Naturally, the conversation turns to bidets and a roasting of anyone not taking the Coronavirus pandemic seriously.

Duration:00:29:35

Ep. 31 – Pimm’s Cup, “Slap bang bingo bomb”

2/26/2020
Gina and Paul are all over the map this episode, as they try a heavily garnished Pimm's Cup. The conversation flows from Pimm's history to doorway etiquette all the way to self-flushing toilets. Grab yourself a tall glass of Pimm's and enjoy the ride.

Duration:00:27:15

Ep. 30 – Brandy Alexander, “I’m rubbing off on you”

1/29/2020
Gina and Paul are back whether you want them or not. They ring in the first episode of 2020 with a tasty Brandy Alexander cocktail while discussing the difference between brandy and Cognac. Get your earplugs ready, as there may even be a mercifully brief attempt at a singing duet.

Duration:00:24:38

Ep. 29 – Poinsettias, “You can take your constitution and stick it”

12/25/2019
More Christmas shenanigans as Gina and Paul try the festive poinsettia cocktail. made with sparkling wine, the duo take the opportunity to sample Lighthall's Progression and get into the differences between that and traditional Champagne. There's also a non-alcoholic version of the cocktail for good measure and Gina gives her final toast and roast of the year.

Duration:00:29:25

Ep. 28 – Rum & Eggnog, “Sugar-me, shacker-me”

12/11/2019
It's a nog-off, as Gina and Paul sample 4 different kinds of eggnog, mixing in the classic Newfoundland Screech rum for good measure. Between the standard variety as well as coconut, almond and Evan Williams pre-mix, which nog will come out on top? More importantly, how many times can we say "nog" in one episode? Gina's also got a few choice words for impatient holiday shoppers.

Duration:00:27:38

Ep. 27 – Terremoto, “I was born in the dirt”

11/27/2019
Gina's in for a nasty surprise, as Paul introduces her to the Terremoto, a classic Chilean drink that packs a punch. While the homemade pineapple ice cream melts the duo get into a bit of Chilean history, a few more haikus and Gina teaches Paul about fancy hats.

Duration:00:27:15

Ep. 26 – Bloom-hattan, “Wander down yonder”

11/13/2019
Gina and Paul celebrate a full year of putting up with each other by opening their first members box from the Kinsip distillery. The resulting variation on the Manhattan includes an ultra-rare saffron liqueur, maple whisky and special cherries. The duo also discuss proper glassware and look back on their favourite (and least-favourite) cocktails of their first year.

Duration:00:29:50

Ep. 25 – Corpse Reviver No. 2, “Might as well leave the poop loose”

10/30/2019
It's a Halloween extravaganza as Gina and Paul don some wigs and try the classic Corpse Reviver No. 2 cocktail, including a taster of absinthe for good measure. Gina's also pretty fired up about pooper scoopers, so there's that.

Duration:00:28:45