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The Modern Bar Cart Podcast

Mar 29, 2018

In this episode, we chat with Kat Hamidi of Capitoline Vermouth. She gives us a rundown of this important cocktail ingredient, and we sample some vermouths that she produces to get a sense of what the category can offer.

Mar 22, 2018

In this episode, we chat with cocktail writer Maggie Hoffman, author of The One-Bottle Cocktail.

Some of the topics we cover in this episode include:

  • How Maggie came up with the concept for the One-Bottle Cocktail, and who she wrote it for
  • The essential bottles to have on your bar if you’re looking to make...

Mar 15, 2018

In this episode, we talk about barrels, which are one of the most important parts of the distilling, aging, and blending process. No barrels, no brown spirits. Let that sink in for a minute.

Our guest is Alice Blayne Allard from Free State Cooperage, which is a company that handcrafts locally-sourced barrels right here...

Mar 8, 2018

In this Bar Cart Foundations episode, we delve into the concept of "terroir," which refers to the effects of landscape and climate on the flavors of the wines and spirits we drink.

We examine the key aspects of terroir and then investigate whether this concept can extend to spirits and cocktails, as well as wine.

Mar 1, 2018

In this episode we interview Ariane Resnick, author of The Thinking Girl's Guide to Drinking. We discuss how to drink healthier, enjoy fresh ingredients, and avoid some of the short- and long-term physical inconveniences associated with alcohol consumption.

Disclaimer: None of the content in this episode is intended...