Mike Groener

CEO/President
Genius Liquids
Host of Show de Vie with Mike G podcast

Mike Groener, CEO of Genius Liquids, maker of Genius Gin (featured in Texas Monthly) and Genius Gin Navy Strength, has deep passion for spirits and education. His studies lead him to Mexico to research the production of desert spirits where he brought his knowledge back to Texas to create the first Sotol produced outside of Mexico. His passion for capturing culture and fostering learning transformed into the industry lauded podcast Show de Vie, which takes a peek into the psychology, humor, and production nuances of the world’s best bartenders, mezcaleros, and brand personalities.