The Modern Bar Cart Podcast

A New Kind of Cocktail Podcast

The Modern Bar Cart Podcast is a spirits and cocktail podcast for home bartenders and industry pros alike. Featuring interviews with bartenders, distillers, and cocktail authors, and deep dives into the most important topics in mixology, this is your portal into the shaken, stirred, strained, and garnished world.

Each week, host Eric Kozlik interviews leading experts in the spirits and cocktail field and distills their knowledge into helpful tips and guiding principles in the quest for better drinks. The Modern Bar Cart Podcast has been recognized by the Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards and The New York Times as an invaluable resource for anyone who wants to improve their spirits and cocktail knowledge.

Enjoy our backlog of well over 250 interviews, audio essays, book reviews, and more!

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Episode 284
Foraged Spirits with Tony Gugino
Episode 283
Spilling the Tea on American Single Malt
Episode 282
RTD Redux
Episode 281
A Few Last Words with Paul Clarke
Episode 280
Cocktail Futurism
Episode 279
American Agave with Gian Nelson of Jano
Episode 278
Dusty Booze with Aaron Goldfarb
Episode 277
Nomadic Distilling with Devon Trevathan
Episode 276
Cocktail Theory with Kevin Peterson
Episode 275
Episode 275
Episode 274
Izarra: The "Chartreuse" of the Basque Country
Episode 273
The Fine Art of the Martini with
Episode 272
Super Juice 101 with Mike Vander Horn
Episode 271
Signature Cocktails with Amanda Schuster
Episode 270
Philip Duff on Scaling Bar Brands
Episode 280
Cocktail Futurism
Episode 252
Year in Review: 2022
Episode 250
Just the Tip (Part 2)
Episode 249
Just the Tip (Part 1)
Episode 266
Modernist Mixology Methods
Episode 239
Types of Wine and Spirits Tastings
Episode 231
Picon Someone Your Own Size
Episode 230
Coming to a Death & Co. Near
Episode 227
The Margarita: A Sweet Technology
Episode 224
The Worm and the Margarita
Episode 222
Porchlight and Puppetry with Nicholas Bennett
Episode 221
Lyre's Non-Alcoholic Spirits with Maria Denton
Episode 219
All The Bitter with Ian Blessing
Episode 218
World's 50 Best Bars with Mark Sansom
Episode 217
Mindful Mixology with Derek Brown
Episode 208
Recipes Aren't Enough
Episode 204
Adventures in Milk Clarification
Episode 201
How to Pair Baijiu with Food
Episode 198
Intro to Epicureanism
Episode 284
Foraged Spirits with Tony Gugino
Episode 283
Spilling the Tea on American Single Malt
Episode 282
RTD Redux
Episode 281
A Few Last Words with Paul Clarke
Episode 279
American Agave with Gian Nelson of Jano
Episode 278
Dusty Booze with Aaron Goldfarb
Episode 277
Nomadic Distilling with Devon Trevathan
Episode 276
Cocktail Theory with Kevin Peterson
Episode 274
Izarra: The "Chartreuse" of the Basque Country
Episode 273
The Fine Art of the Martini with
Episode 272
Super Juice 101 with Mike Vander Horn
Episode 271
Signature Cocktails with Amanda Schuster
Episode 270
Philip Duff on Scaling Bar Brands
Episode 268
You've Got a Blend in Me
Episode 265
The Past, Present, and Future of Mezcals
Episode 267
New & Noteworthy Spirits: Summer 2023
Episode 255
New & Noteworthy Spirits (Winter/Spring 2023)
Episode 240
New and Noteworthy Spirits: Fall 2022
Episode 246
Boozy Collective Nouns
Episode 224
The Worm and the Margarita
Episode 208
Recipes Aren't Enough
Episode 186
The Art and Science of Cutting Back
Episode 176
Smoke and Leaded Crystal
Episode 168
Sex is Not a Tasting Note
Episode 144
Letters from Quarantine
Episode 140
Cocktails in a Time of Plague
Episode 118
Heritage Cocktails Double Feature
Episode 117
Fancy Rum & Cokes
Episode 115
Plato & Aristotle Walk into a Bar
Episode 111
Why is Moonshine Illegal?
Episode 107
Attack of the Sazerac!
Episode 104
Bespoke Bitters
Episode 103
Rant: "Mocktail" is Not a Dirty Word