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The Modern Bar Cart Podcast

Jun 20, 2019

In this episode, we focus on bitters - bitter cocktails, and more importantly, two new bespoke cocktail bitters flavors we developed for our friends over at Catoctin Creek Distilling Co. and Sagamore Spirit Distillery.

Some of the things we discuss include:

  • How to make the Trinidad Sour cocktail, which is one of only...


Feb 7, 2019

In this post-distillery-tour interview with Bryan Davis of Lost Spirits Distillery, some of the topics we discuss include:

  • Bryan’s thoughts on the impact his accelerated approach to barrel aging has had on the spirits industry at large.
  • How Lost Spirits uses innovation as a way to contribute meaningfully to the...


Jan 10, 2019

In this interview with bartender, Instagram icon, and hospitality guru Paul MacDonald, some of the things we discuss include:

  • How Paul approaches a hospitality situation with different types of customers. He walks us through some of the questions and decision paths that he follows to create an excellent cocktail...


Dec 6, 2018

In this episode, we provide a special rundown of the best holiday cocktail gifts for 2018. We cover gifts in the low budget range (<$20), intermediate range (around $50) and high-end range (>$100). And we segment our recommendations for cocktail novices, enthusiasts, and experts.

In the end, we have great cocktail gift...


Aug 31, 2017

This podcast has been on the air for a very brief 3 months at this point. That’s a quarter of a year. A full summer. 90 days. However you want to think about it. To me, that feels like a very short time, but then I pull up the Modern Bar Cart inbox, and I see all the listener-generated questions that have piled up...