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 Tales of the Cocktail 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 200 interviews, audio essays, book reviews, and more!

New episodes go live every Thursday!

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Episode 222
Porchlight and Puppetry with Nicholas Bennett
Episode 221
Lyre's Non-Alcoholic Spirits with Maria Denton
Episode 220
Kentucky 74 with Lauren Chitwood
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 216
Why I Like the Term "Mixologist"
Episodes 215
Last Call 2021
Episodes 213 & 214
Hacking Milk Punch with Eamon Rockey
Episode 212
Tarnished Truth, Delicious Bourbon
Episode 211
The Science of "Switched" Cocktails with Iain
Episode 210
Fever-Tree Mixers with CEO Tim Warrillow
Episode 209
Through the Looking Glass with Deke Dunne
Episode 208
Recipes Aren't Enough
Episode 206
Redwood Empire with Lauren Patz
Episode 174
Indicate THIS
Episode 163
Cocktail Ingredients You've Never Heard Of
Episode 158
Fizz vs. Spritz
Episode 146
Art of the Recipe (Part II: Craft)
Episode 145
Art of the Recipe (Part I: Origins)
Episode 133
The Death of "Smooth"
Episode 119
Mind Your Wash Line
Episode 117
Fancy Rum & Cokes
Episode 114
Maritime Cocktails
Episode 106
Mastering Your Garnish Prep Game
Episode 099
Bursting Bubbles
Episode 077
Homemade Liqueurs
Episode 076
The Milk Punch Episode
Episode 071
Fat Washed Cocktails
Episode 065
The Cork Episode
Episode 202
Sam Calagione on the Past and Future
Episode 200
"The Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails"
Episode 199
Infuse Your Booze with Andrew Hellman
Episode 196
The Lagoon of Mystery with Jayme Blaschke
Episode 195
Intro to Japanese Whisky with Nicholas Pollacchi
Episode 193
Equiano Rum with Ian Burrell
Episode 192
Buck, Yeah!
Episode 191
Gilded Age Cocktails with Cecelia Tichi
Episode 190
Hawaiian Agricole Rum with Kyle Reutner
Episode 189
The Bloody Mary Ritual (Breaking Bloody -
Episode 188
Reviving Ancient Stills with Dr. Eric Stroud
Episode 187
Whisky Philosophy with Billy Abbott
Episode 184
Is Bourbon Broken?
Episode 183
Love and Bitters with Sother Teague
Episode 182
Coole Swan Irish Cream Liqueur with Mary
Episode 032
Frontier Cocktails
Episode 031
Indian Cocktails
Episode 030
Eric Does the Lightning Round
Episode 024
Pointillism as a Metaphor for Flavor
Episode 014
Bar Cart Q&A

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