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The Modern Bar Cart Podcast

Nov 29, 2018

This episode is all about homemade liqueurs, which are becoming a more and more popular hobby and gift item as people learn more about home bartending. As it happens, we were able to furnish a case study on the subject.

In this interview with Eric's Mom, Sue Rose, some of the topics we discuss include:

  • How we picked...

Nov 23, 2018

This episode has two important updates:

  1. We just launched two cocktail scented soaps in collaboration with our partners over at Savage Soaps in Frederick, MD. So, first we’re going to have a chat with Misti Morningstar, who partnered with us to create our awesome new Shower Negroni & Shower Mule body bars - available...

Nov 22, 2018

In this episode, we talk about the various incarnations of Milk Punch, both historical and contemporary.

Some of the topics we discuss include:

  • The earliest proto-milk punch: Scailtin, and the historical and cultural forces responsible for this beverage being created in medieval Ireland.
  • How milk punch came to be...

Nov 15, 2018

This time around, we had the pleasure of speaking with Hakim Hamid, who’s the beverage director of a really excellent speakeasy-style cocktail bar called “Nocturne” here in DC. We spoke about a new, globe-trotting menu he’s recently developed, really taking our time to explore that process. So whether you’re...

Nov 8, 2018

This episode, we talk with my friend Nikki Blank about one of the world’s most ubiquitous and time-tested drinks: switchel. This is a cocktail mixer and functional beverage that falls somewhere between a shrub and a tea, and we learn all about the wonders of switchel as we explore its history, its various incarnations...