The Modern Bar Cart Podcast

The Modern Bar Cart Podcast

Episode 149 - Distilling the Future

In this conversation with Distilled Spirits Council President and CEO Chris Swonger, some of the topics we discuss...

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BONUS: Earth No Patio Crossover Episode

This is Earth No Patio (Episode 9), where Eric provided some voice-over work as inspiration for Ben Turner, who...

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Episode 148 - Art of the Recipe (Part III: Ben Turner)

Some of the topics we discuss with Ben Turner, creator of Earth No Patio include: How Ben’s experiences in the art...

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Episode 147 - The Home Bar Awards

In this episode, Eric catches up with Chris Kiertz (@cocktail_chris) about his pet project, The Home Bar Awards - an...

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Episode 147 - The Home Bar Awards

In this episode, Eric catches up with Chris Kiertz (@cocktail_chris) about his pet project, The Home Bar Awards - an...

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Episode 146 - The Art of the Recipe (Part II)

In this second installment of our three-part series on the art of the recipe, we emerge from the depths of ancient...

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Episode 145 - Art of the Recipe (Part I: Origins)

We take a trip into the deep past to locate the origins of the recipe. From the African Savannah, to Babylon, to...

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Episode 144 - Letters from Quarantine

In this episode, we take questions from our listener mailbag and answer the most burning questions about spirits...

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Episode 143 - The Gin Is In

In this juniper-perfumed discussion with gin expert, author, and spirits judge Aaron Knoll, some of the topics we...

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Episode 142 - Fernet Duet

In this amaro-driven conversation with Nick Fisher of Cocktail Chemistry, some of the topics we discuss include:...

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Episode 141 - Herb Appeal

In this lush, verdant conversation with herbalist Colleen O’Bryant of Wild Roots Apothecary, some of the topics we...

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Episode 140 - Cocktails in a Time of Plague

We discuss the effects that COVID-19 Coronavirus has had on the spirits and cocktail industry and then examine the...

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The Subtle Art of Opening a Bar

This time around, Eric gets to know two awesome bartenders-turned-consultants: Susan Eggett and Alex Maynard. They’re...

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Episode 138 - The Carmen San Diego of Food & Drink

Eric interviews international food and drink maven Virginia Miller. She’s the Western North America Academy Chair for...

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Episode 137 - RTD Revolution

We talk with a panel of esteemed guests about the rise of "Ready-to-Drink" cocktails (RTDs). These are the canned...

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Episode 136 - From Elixir to Mixers

This time around, we catch up with H. Joseph Ehrmann, proprietor of the legendary San Francisco bar, Elixir, and one...

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Episode 135 - St. George Spirits

We interview Master Distiller Lance winters of St. George Spirits in Alameda, CA. He's a pioneer in the industry and...

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Episode 134 - Rise of the Cannabis Aperitif

Xander Shepherd and Max Spohler are two of the three founders of Artet, a groundbreaking cannabis aperitif that's...

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Episode 133 - The Death of Smooth

The object of our investigation this episode is the word, “smooth.” We hear used all the time to describe drinks, and...

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Episode 132 - Part II: Bar Room Blitz

During this episode, you’ll hear stories and flavor advice from the five bartenders who competed in this battle to...

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