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The Modern Bar Cart Podcast

May 28, 2021

In this wide-ranging conversation with entrepreneur and ginger beer philosopher Kenny Richards, some of the topics we discuss include:

  • How Kenny left behind a career in academia to resurrect one of America’s most beloved, and yet also most forgotten drinks categories.
  • What it’s like to scale a brewery from a...

May 20, 2021

In this fascinating conversation with author and historian Cecelia Tichi, some of the topics we discuss include:

  • What the Gilded Age is, and why this time period was so important, not only for cocktail culture, but also in laying the groundwork for the seismic events that would follow in the early 20th century
  • How

May 13, 2021

In this eye-opening conversation and rum tasting with Kō Hana Rum General Manager Kyle Reutner, some of the topics we discuss include:


  • How Kō Hana Rum started as a passion project dedicated to Hawaiian heirloom cane varietals, spreading from a small lot to several hundred acres of cane farmed at several locations...

May 6, 2021

Eric is joined by co-producer and travel correspondent, Adam Bauer to discuss the many signature Bloody Mary cocktails served at St. Regis Hotels all around the world. The drinks featured include:

  • The 7452 Mary (St. Regis, Deer Park)
  • The Downhill Snapper (St. Regis, Aspen)
  • The Capitol Mary (St. Regis, Washington, DC)