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The Modern Bar Cart Podcast

Jun 28, 2018

In this episode, we talk with Taka Amano of New American Spirits and producer of Umai! Shochu.

Some of the topics we cover include:

  • How Taka used his experience traveling and working within the Japanese biotech space to become an ambassador for Shochu here in the US.
  • Shochu base grains and production methods, including...

Jun 21, 2018

In this episode, we chat with Modern Bar Cart co-founder Ethan Hall about how to get your cocktail on when you're not at home or at the bar.

Some of the things we discuss include:

  • Cocktails on trains and planes
  • Flasked and batched cocktails
  • A rundown of my mobile cocktail command center to give you some ideas about the...

Jun 14, 2018

In this episode, we take a deep dive into homemade cocktail syrups, teaching you everything you need to know to make your own delicious cocktail mixers.

We discuss:

  • Popular sweeteners
  • Instructions for stovetop syrups
  • How to stabilize your syrups to avoid spoilage
  • And much, much more


Jun 7, 2018

In this episode, we pull up a chair in The Petworth Citizen and Reading Room to interview bartender and Sherry buff Chantal Tseng.

Some of the topics we cover include:

  • The popular types of sherry, and what sets them apart from one another
  • The production methods and terroir unique to the sherry producing communities in...