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The Modern Bar Cart Podcast

Nov 25, 2021

In this fascinating conversation with Andrew Yancey of Tarnished Truth Distilling, some of the topics we discuss include:

  • How Andrew and his team opened up the first and (to-date) only hotel distillery in the US
  • Why the history and lore of the Cavalier Hotel is so important to the brand and its mystique,...


Nov 18, 2021

In this fascinating deep dive with bartender and ice cream fanatic Iain McPherson, some of the topics we discuss include:

  • How a childhood love of frozen treats, a fascination with lucid dreaming, and a stint at Italy’s most hallowed gelato university led Iain to explore the largely untapped universe of freeze...


Nov 11, 2021

In this effervescent and eye-opening conversation with Fever-Tree co-founder and CEO, Tim Warrillow, some of the topics we discuss include:

  • The drinks landscape in 2003 when Tim and his partner Charles set out to fundamentally change the way we approach the oft-overlooked and even-more-oft commodified carbonated...


Nov 4, 2021

In this eye-opening conversation with Bar Director Deke Dunne of Allegory here in Washington, DC, some of the topics we discuss include:

  • How Deke transitioned from a life in politics to a life behind bars, starting by working security at perhaps DC’s most successful pop-up EVER and then making the switch...


Oct 28, 2021

In this wide ranging conversation with spirits expert and cocktail author Kurt Maitland, some of the topics we discuss include:

  • Some notes from the early days of Kurt’s spirits adventures, including a Jameson drinking college friend from Hong Kong, a bar with a Dutch name in Brooklyn, and a conference room at an...