Revolution Rye

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Featured Bartender- Rory Caviness

Rory is the bar manager at La Voile in Boston, MA, and has worked with the whole Mad River Distillers line of spirits since we debuted in Massachusetts. The Sunset Fire cocktail features Revolution Rye and Tahitian Moon highlights Vanilla Rum. Find Rory on Instagram @50shadesofrory

Tahitian Moon

1.5  oz  Mad River Vanilla Rum

0.5 oz  Lazzaroni Amaretto

0.75 oz lime juice

0.25 oz ginger syrup**

1 dash Angostura bitters

3 drops Bitter Truth Pimento dram

Combine the ingredients above in a cocktail shaker, fill with ice, and shake hard.  Then, fine strain everything in a chilled coupe glass.  Garnish with an edible flower.

**Ginger Syrup – – Mix two parts sugar with one part fresh pressed ginger juice.  Stir until sugar dissolves and bottle.  Add one ounce of high proof vodka to preserve.

 

Sunset Fire 

1.5 oz Mad River Revolution Rye

0.75 oz Emilio Lustau Amontillado Sherry

0.75 oz Wolfberger Amer Gingembre

2 barspoons Letherbee Fernet

1 tsp cane syrup (2:1)

1 dash Angostura bitters

1 dash Angostura Orange bitters

Combine ingredients above in a mixing glass, add ice, and stir.  Strain into a chilled old fashioned glass.  Garnish with a flamed orange twist and discard the peel.

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2017 Press!

4 Ways Rye Whiskey is Going Against the Grain
The rye whiskey renaissance has led to a new batch of American distillers breaking established rules and foraging ahead with forward-thinking spirits.
BY KARA NEWMAN
Wine Enthusiast 
Published on February 21, 2017

 

New England Distillers’ Mash Note to Bourbon 
Pioneers stake a claim to the Kentucky-born classic, but going against the grain has its challenges

BY TOM ACITELLI / PHOTOS MICHAEL PIAZZA, To Market Magazine, February 2017

“If you don’t want to taste the grain in the spirit you’re drinking, then drink vodka.” That is Brett Little, co-founder and distiller at Mad River Distillers in Warren, Vermont, a little outside of Burlington.

 

How Two Back Bay Entrepreneurs Founded a Thriving Distillery (& a Must-Sip Cocktail Recipe  
By Sara Cornell | March 2, 2017 | Food & Drink

Artisanal rum and whiskey whisked one Boston power couple away to…Vermont?

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