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The Modern Bar Cart Podcast

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 Chartreuse!

Some of the topics we discuss include:

  • The history of Chartreuse, including its origins as a medicinal elixir, its ties...

Oct 22, 2020

In this third installment of the "Breaking Bloody" series, we investigate the fifth flavor, umami by way of a hard-to-pronounce Bloody Mary ingredient: Worcestershire sauce.

Guests include:

  • Brinda Ayer, the editorial lead at Food52, a digital publication and community platform designed to bring cooks together from...

Oct 15, 2020

In this audio essay, Modern Bar Cart CEO Eric Kozlik walks you through the recent outrage in the spirits industry regarding sexist language in whisky expert Jim Murray's spirit reviews.

This is a serious problem for people in all segments of the spirits and cocktail world - from producers to consumers - and...

Oct 8, 2020

In this fascinating conversation and tasting with Melanie Asher of Macchu Pisco, some of the topics we discuss include:

  • Melanie’s journey as an entrepreneur - from hustling flowers in Peru at the age of 6, to mergers and acquisitions for international spirits companies, to founding her own Pisco brand.
  • How Pisco is...

Oct 1, 2020

In this wide-ranging and incredibly revelatory interview with Jarrett Dieterle, booze policy wonk and author of Give Me Liberty and Give me a Drink, some of the topics we discuss include:

  • How Jarrett fused his career in alcohol policy with his passion for great drinks to generate a text that questions the...