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By in Cocktails, Malvados Comments Off on Malvados Old Fashioned

Malvados Old Fashioned

  • 1 tsp. maple syrup
  • 2 dashes angostura bitters
  • 2 oz. Malvados

Stir maple syrup, bitters and Malvados over ice.  Strain into a rocks glass over ice. Garnish with apple or an orange swath.

By in Cocktails, Malvados Comments Off on Jack Rose

Jack Rose

  • 2 oz MRD Malvados Apple Brandy
  • 1 oz Jack Rudy Craft Grenadine
  • .5 oz Lime Juice

Shake with ice and strain into a coupe glass.

By in Cocktails, First Run Rum Comments Off on Mad Pineapple

Mad Pineapple

  • 5 oz Mad River Rum
  • 2 Tsp. Roasted Pineapple Syrup
  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters

Stir all ingredients with ice until just chilled then strain into a double rocks glass over a large cube of ice.

Roasted Pineapple Syrup:

Slice 1 Pineapple into 1” chunks. Spread on a baking pan and roast at 400 degrees for 30 minutes until deep yellow and brown spots are starting to appear. Transfer pineapple to a pot and add 2.5 cups of sugar and 1 cup of water. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Strain syrup and keep refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

By in Cocktails, First Run Rum Comments Off on Benton Park Swizzle

Benton Park Swizzle

  • 1.5 oz First Run Rum
  • .75 oz Simple Syrup
  • .75 oz Lime Juice
  • Fernet Branca

Put rum, simple syrup and lime in a shaker with 4 mint leaves and ice and shake hard. Strain into an ice filled glass and float .25 oz of Fernet Branca on top. Garnish with a mint leaf.

By in Cocktails, First Run Rum Comments Off on Tested Apple #2

Tested Apple #2

  • 2 oz First Run Rum
  • .5 oz Hennessey Cognac
  • .5 oz Lime Juice
  • 1 oz Vermont Apple Cider
  • Splash Laphroaig Scotch
  • Splash Simple Syrup

Shake over ice and strain into a rocks glass over cinnamon dusted ice cubes. Garnish with lemon zest and cinnamon stick.

Courtesy of Juniper, Burlington, VT

By in Bourbon, Cocktails Comments Off on Bourbon Street

Bourbon Street

  • 1.5 oz. Mad River Bourbon
  • .25 oz Strawberry Simple or 1 sliced strawberry muddled with simple syrup
  • .75 oz Lemon Juice
  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
  • Ginger Beer

Shake all ingredients and strain over ice into a rocks glass. Top with ginger beer and garnish with a sliced strawberry.

By in Bourbon, Cocktails Comments Off on Fancy Pants

Fancy Pants

  • 2 oz. Mad River Bourbon
  • 1/2 oz. Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur
  • 2 Dashes Orange Bitters
  • Dash Angostura Bitters
  • Orange Twist

Combine all ingredients except orange twist in a pitcher and stir. Pour over ice into a rocks glass and garnish with the twist.

By in Cocktails, Vanilla Rum Comments Off on Pink Lemonade

Pink Lemonade

  • 1.5 oz Vanilla Rum
  • .25 oz Raspberry Syrup
  • .75 oz Lemon Juice
  • 2 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
  • Ginger Beer

Shake and strain over ice into a highball glass. Top with ginger beer and garnish with a lime wheel.

By in Cocktails, Vanilla Rum Comments Off on Tiramisu

Tiramisu

  • 2 oz Vanilla Rum
  • 1 oz Espresso
  • 1 oz Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
  • 1 oz Skim Milk
  • 2 dashes Cocoa Bitters

Shake vigorously over ice and strain into a snifter. Garnish with cocoa powder and Alice & The Magician Birthday Cake.

Courtesy of Juniper, Burlington, VT.

By in Cocktails, Revolution Rye Comments Off on Mad Capri

Mad Capri

  • 1 oz. Mad River Revolution Rye
  • 3/4 oz. Cynar Liqueur
  • 1/2 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 oz. Casoni 1814 Apertivo Liqueur (or Aperol)
  • Prosecco

Shake ingredients over ice vigorously for 30 seconds.  Double-strain into a champagne flute.  Top with 1 oz. of prosecco.  Garnish with an orange peel.

By in Cocktails, Revolution Rye Comments Off on Mad Italian

Mad Italian

  • 2 oz. Mad River Revolution Rye
  • 1/2 oz. Cocchi Americano Rosa
  • 1/2 oz. Cynar Liqueur
  • 2 Dashes Aromatic Bitter

Add ingredients over ice.  Stir well and strain into a coupe glass.  Garnish with an orange peel.

By in Cocktails, Maple Cask Rum Comments Off on Russell Warren Old Fashioned

Russell Warren Old Fashioned

  • 3 oz    Maple Cask Rum
  • .5 oz Honey Syrup
  • 1 dash Fee Brothers Black Walnut Bitters
  • Optional: Club Soda

Stir all ingredients with a pinch of mint.  Strain and serve over ice, top with club soda if desired.  Garnish with mint.

Created by Ashish at the Russell House Tavern, Boston.

By in Cocktails, Revolution Rye Comments Off on 1794

1794

  • 1.5 oz. Revolution Rye
  • 1.5 oz. Campari
  • 1.5 oz. Carpano Antica Vermouth

Stir Rye, Campari and Vermouth over ice. Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with an orange swath.

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Photo Gallery

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By in Media & Events Comments Off on Burlington Tasting Room Now Open!

Burlington Tasting Room Now Open!

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137 St. Paul St. [On the corner of St. Paul and Main St.] Burlington, VT  05401

retail@madriverdistillers.com

Hours:

Thurs-Sat: 12 noon – 8 pm

Sun: 11 am – 6 pm

Mon & Wed: 12 noon – 6 pm

Closed Tuesday

Visit us to sample and purchase our spirits and cocktail accessories as well as mixers and bitters.  Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings we serve cocktails highlighting Mad River Distillers spirits.

By in Media & Events Comments Off on Limited Editions Coming Fall of 2016!

Limited Editions Coming Fall of 2016!

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Finished in Pedro Ximenez Barrels

Our demerara-based rum takes on a new dimension. After careful aging in a mixture of toasted and charred barrels, the rum is finished in Pedro Ximenez sherry casks, imparting nutty and smoky aromas and flavors.

Vermont residents can pre-order; email info@madriverdistillers.com

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Vermont Single Malt Whiskey

Made from malted barley and brewed by Sean Lawson, the wash for this whiskey is a collaboration between Mad River Distillers and the creator of Lawson’s Finest Liquids.

Vermont residents can pre-order; email info@madriverdistillers.com

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