The Modern Bar Cart Podcast

The Modern Bar Cart Podcast is a weekly discussion of the tools and techniques that make great drinks. Hosted by Modern Bar Cart CEO Eric Kozlik, this cocktail podcast gives great information for home bartenders and industry professionals alike. If you’re looking to take your cocktail game to the next level, this is the podcast for you.


episode 149: Distilling the Future

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

  • What DISCUS does as a lobbying organization and why storytelling is so important when it comes to capturing the attention of policymakers.
  • How seemingly unrelated forces like steel imports, fighter jets, and trade wars have a direct impact on the sticker price of our favorite Scotches and Liqueurs and how much bourbon leaves the United States.
  • What distillers and bartenders have been doing on the front lines to keep people safe and well stocked during the COVID-19 shelter in place crisis and how the 3 tier system is adapting to the new constraints imposed by the pandemic.
  • Some of the great strides being made by Spirits United - a platform where home enthusiasts and industry professionals can all come together to support their favorite beverages and the people who make them.
  • Which emerging trends to keep your eye on as the booze market recovers from the Coronavirus with extreme innovation.
  • What to drink with Winston Churchill and MMatthew McConaughey
  • And much, much more


 2020-05-28  1h4m