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The Modern Bar Cart Podcast

Aug 5, 2021

In this fascinating conversation with Andrew Hellman of 1pt Co., some of the topics we discuss include:

  • What an infusion IS at a technical level, and why you might consume more of them in your day-to-day life than perhaps you realize.
  • How, with the help of his wife Anna, Andrew used his experience in finance and design to launch a new company aimed at changing the way we think about infused spirits.
  • The painstaking design that went into One Part Company’s infusion hardware and consumable packets, from the Scandinavian aesthetics to the insanely easy infusion process.
  • Andrew’s approach to sourcing ingredients and creating flavor accords to pair with specific cocktail formats
  • We answer a timely listener question about scaling a homemade bitters recipe into something perhaps more commercially viable,

We cover the merits of curated music playlists, the woes of sourcing lavender, what to drink with a grandma straight out of the Mad Men era of the 1950s, and much, much more.

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