200 episodes

Come for the cocktails, stay for the funny alcohol-fueled rants as two lifelong San Francisco Giants fans discuss their favorite baseball team while enjoying homemade cocktails.

Published every Monday and Thursday.

Giant Cocktails: A San Francisco Giants Baseball Podcast Ben Henry and Matthew Henry

    • Sports
    • 4.8 • 19 Ratings

Come for the cocktails, stay for the funny alcohol-fueled rants as two lifelong San Francisco Giants fans discuss their favorite baseball team while enjoying homemade cocktails.

Published every Monday and Thursday.

    Say Hey

    Say Hey

    In honor of Willie Mays the brothers discuss his impact on the Giants and the world. Then they do a deep dive into the all of the times he was robbed of an MVP. Also, a look ahead to the Rickwood game.
    On the cocktail side of things Ben is drinking a Bobby Burns while Matthew is drinking a Daiquiri du Bresil. Recipes below.
    Bobby Burns
    1 oz Scotch1 oz Sweet Vermouth1/2 oz Benedictine
    Combine ingredients in a mixing glass with ice. Stir to desire dilution. Strain into a Nick & Nora glass.
    Daiquiri du Bresil
    Coming Soon!

    • 39 min
    Angels Steam Roller Stopped by Journeyman

    Angels Steam Roller Stopped by Journeyman

    Does one good win negate two painful losses? Asking for some friends. The brothers dive deep in to the Angels series and examine it as a microcosm of the season. Then they debate the debut of Spencer Bivens, great feel good story or a distraction from the mediocrity?
    On the cocktail side of things Matthew is drinking a Gin Old Fashioned while Ben is drinking a Gin & It. Recipes below.
    Gin Old Fashioned
    2 oz Gin1/2 oz Green Tea Syrup2 Dashes Ginger BittersLemon Peel for Garnish
    Stir all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice. Strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice, preferably a large ice cube, and garnish with a lemon twist.
    Gin & It
    1 3/4 oz London Dry Gin3/4 oz Sweet Vermouth1 Dash Orange Bitters
    Combine ingredients in a mixing glass with ice. Stir to desired dilution. Strain into Nick & Nora glass.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Brett Wisely's Giants

    Brett Wisely's Giants

    Is it a good sign or a bad sign when Brett Wisely is your top hitter? Asking for a friend. Today the boys ask if Brett Wisely is taking Nick Ahmed's job, discuss the current state of the offense, and Ben goes to the optometrist. Also in the lightning round they go on a fishing expedition, call out Farhan on a Spring fib, and start and finish the Giant's All-Star discussion.
    On the cocktail side of things Ben is drinking an All Keyed Up while Matthew is enjoying a Yerba Buena. Recipes below.
    All Keyed Up
    2 oz White Rum1 oz Apricot Liqueur1 oz Passion Fruit Liqueur3/4 oz Key Lime Juice4 oz Pineapple Juice
    Combine rum, liqueurs and key lime juice in a shaker with ice. Shake until chilled. Strain into a highball with ice. Top with pineapple juice.
    Yerba Buena
    2 oz Reposado TequilaLime Juice of one lime1/4 oz Agave Nectar8 mint leavesGinger beer, chilled, to topGarnish: Mint Sprig and/or lime wheel

    • 32 min
    The Shaky Starting Rotation & the Wild Card Race

    The Shaky Starting Rotation & the Wild Card Race

    Keaton Winn back! And the Giants are two games under .500 again. The brothers discuss the absurd wild card race and if the Giants have enough starting pitching to take advantage of absurdity. They also say goodbye to an angel.
    On the cocktail side of things Matthew is drinking a Gin-Gin Mule while Ben is enjoying a Passion Fruit Daiquiri.
    Gin-Gin Mule
    1 3/4 oz London Dry Gin3/4 oz Lime Juice1 oz Simple Syrup1 mint sprig1-2 oz Ginger Beer
    Muddle simple syrup, lime juice and mint in a cocktail shaker. Add gin and ice and shake until well-chilled. Strain into a highball glass over fresh ice. Top with Ginger Beer. Garnish with mint.
    Passion Fruit Daiquiri
    2 oz White Rum1 oz Passion Fruit Liqueur1 oz Lime Juice1/4 oz Rich Simple Syrup
    Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake until chilled. Strain into a coupe glass.

    • 57 min
    BoMel Goes Off

    BoMel Goes Off

    How bad does a team have to play to make Bob Melvin mad? Well, pretty bad it turns out. Today the boys are talking all about Melvin and his rage, the demotion of Luis Matos to make room for Austin Slater, and Ben's personal barista? Also a lightning round full of humility, cortisone shots and career ending stupidity.
    On the cocktail side of things Ben is drinking a Carajillo Puesto while Matthew is drinking a Maneki-Neko-ish. Recipes below.
    Carajillo Puesto
    2 oz Licor 432 oz Espresso
    Add Licor 43 and ice to a rocks glass. Layer with espresso.
    Maneki-Neko-ish
    2 oz Sesame-infused Bourbon1/2 oz Licor 431/2 oz Cocchi Torino Sweet Vermouth2 Dashes Angostura BittersOrange peel for garnish
    First steep 4 ounces of bourbon with one tablespoon of toasted sesame seeds for at least 24 hours. Then combine all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice. Stir for 30-40 seconds. Strain into a rocks glass with a large ice cube. Express orange oils over drink and garnish with the peel.

    • 34 min
    The Last Time We Talk About Blake Snell

    The Last Time We Talk About Blake Snell

    So, Juan Soto and Arson Judge are pretty good I guess. The brothers discuss the Yankees series starting off with the Blake Snell Experience, then they dive into the lack of clutch performances from the pitching staff before finishing up with a check in on the young players.
    On the cocktail side of things Ben is drinking a Ranchero Pelirrojo and Matthew is drinking a Mateo Cain. Recipes below.
    Ranchero Pelirrojo
    2 oz Tequila3/4 oz Ginger Syrup4 oz Club Soda
    Combine all ingredients in a highball glass with ice. Stir gently to combine.
    Mateo Cain
    2 oz Añejo Tequila1/4 oz Licor 431/4 oz Cinnamon Syrup2 Dashes Orange Bitters1 Dash Ginger Bitters

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

septa lemore ,

Favorite SFG fan pod

These guys are the Click and Clack of Giants baseball podcasts if Click and Clack were into spirits instead of cars. Keep up the good work fellas, you’re some of the best!

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Awesome

As lifelong giants fan love this podcast

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A Grand Slam Podcast

Step up to the plate with the dynamic duo behind Giant Cocktails Podcast, where cocktails and the San Francisco Giants collide in the ultimate sports-meets-spirits showdown. Hosted by two passionate brothers with a lifelong love for baseball, this podcast delivers a refreshing blend of sports commentary, mixology mastery, and brotherly banter. Each episode is a homerun as they expertly craft cocktails inspired by Giants' victories, losses, and everything in between, while delving into the latest team news, player insights, and game highlights. Whether you're a die-hard Giants fan or just in it for the drinks, Giant Cocktails is a grand slam podcast experience that hits all the bases!

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