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The Modern Bar Cart Podcast

Jan 28, 2021

In this mailbag episode, Eric answers questions from listeners concerning many bar-related topics, including:

  • At-home, DIY bar cart builds
  • The history of crystal spirits decanters and the woes of sourcing them affordably
  • How to play around with smoked cocktails without a fancy smoking gun
  • And much, much more.

Jan 21, 2021

In this Aquavit-driven conversation with Christian Krogstad, creator of Krogstad Aquavit, some of the topics we discuss include:

  • What differentiates Aquavit from other botanical spirits like gin and genever
  • How Christian noticed an impending gap in Aquavit imports and used it as an opportunity to develop and launch his...

Jan 14, 2021

In this Bar Cart Foundations Episode, we take a deep dive into Geographical Indications - you know - those things that verify where your booze comes from. Some of the guests who share their wisdom in this compilation format include:

  • Melanie Asher, founder of Macchu Pisco
  • Effie Panagopoulous, founder of KLEOS Mastiha
  • RB...

Jan 7, 2021

In this first themed bottle tasting of 2021, we focus on Jamaican style rum, with two mass market bottles and two very special limited releases.

The bottles we taste, in order, are:

  • Appleton Estate 8 Reserve
  • Smith & Cross Traditional Jamaica Rum
  • Forsyth’s WP Single Jamaican Rum 2005 (Barrel Aged for 10 years)