Oct 29, 2020
In this inaugural Modern Bar Cart LIVE episode, Eric teams up
with Modern Bar Cart Co-Founder Ethan Hall and live stream producer
Eric Holtzman to bring you a comparative tasting of rare
Some of the topics we discuss
history of Chartreuse, including its origins as a medicinal elixir,
its ties to the Phyloxera plague that killed all the grapes in
France, and its rise to notoriety.
distinguishes Yellow and Green Chartreuse from one another
flavor-wise, even though the recipes are known only to two people
ON THE PLANET, and how their different distillate bases tell
stories that extend far beyond their alpine cloister.
types of ingredients and flavors you’ll typically find in Genepies
and alpine liqueurs across the board, and how Chartreuse fits into
that category while also playing with a great deal of exotic spices
we taste our rare bottle: The 9th Centenary Liqueur produced to
honor the 900th anniversary of the Carthusian order who are
responsible for producing Chartreuse. We talk about how we sourced
this bottle, what makes it special, and how it adds to the flavor
story of the Chartreuse lineup.