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The Modern Bar Cart Podcast

Jun 17, 2021

Eric examines the ways in which spirits can be identified as either "flawed" or "faulty." Some of the topics covered in this Bar Cart Foundations Episode include:

  • The similarities and differences between spirits judging and other judged events (like dog shows)
  • Why it helps to compare spirits by category and style in order to really amplify the good and bad attributes
  • How to identify potentially dangerous faults in spirits that may be caused by ingredient sourcing, sanitation, or barrel contamination issues.
  • How to spot less harmful (but still sub-optimal) spirits flaws and trace them back to a particular moment in the manufacturing process
  • Why craft distillers are the most susceptible to producing flawed spirits,
  • And much, much more

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