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The Modern Bar Cart Podcast

Sep 19, 2019

In this spirited interview with John Ravis of Maximo Mezcal, some of the topics we cover include:

  • How John made the move from shucking oysters, to tending bar, to consulting in the business world, to ultimately helping found a Mezcal brand designed to elevate the American palate.
  • Why Maximo Mezcal is as much a DC brand as it is Oaxacan
  • How the mezcaleros and funders behind Maximo Mezcal have balanced tradition with innovation, especially when it comes to their production methods.
  • Why barbecue is a great analogy for anyone trying to understand the various roasting procedures in agave spirits.
  • A few little hacks to help you understand bottle design and pricing in the tequila and mezcal world
  • Where we plan to grab drinks with restaurant mogul Danny Meyer,
  • And much, much more.