Author: Mimi Buttenheim

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Brandy Old Fashioned

A MAD RIVER TWIST ON A CLASS, 19th CENTURY COCKTAIL 2 oz Mad Apple Brandy 2 tsp Vermont Maple Syrup 2 Dashes Scrappy's Cardamom Bitters 1 Thick Blood Orange Wedge 1 Luxardo Cherry Muddle the blood orange wedge, cherry, bitters and maple syrup.  In shaker, add ice, Malvados and muddled ingredients and shake it up!  Pour into a rocks […]

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Spirits of the Americas results are in!

Mad River Distillers is pleased to announce that both our Maple Finished Rum and Corn Whisky have returned from the Spirits of the Americas competition donning Gold and Bronze Medals respectively. Tasting Rums from both continents (a tough job for sure), judges had this to say of our Maple Rum..."Rich, tropical and confectionary nose, with […]

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Vermont Carre

 North Country take on a Big Easy Drink 1 oz Revolution Rye Whiskey 1 oz Mad Apple Brandy 1 oz sweet Vermouth 1/2 T Benedictine liqeuer Dash of Maple Bitters Dash of Scrappy's Orange bitters Shake with ice and serve in a chilled glass or on the rocks. Garnish with an orange peel.

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Roarin' 20's

2oz First Run Rum 1/2 oz Ginger Liqueur 1 oz Lemon Juice Splash of Fever Tree Club Soda Shake rum, ginger liqueur and lemon juice until frosty. Strain into a cocktail glass full of ice and splash with soda. Stir and enjoy. 

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Join our Distillery Tours

Mad River Distillers tours now available. Come see us in action! Tour the distillery and see the process unfold first hand.  Tours are $15 per person, with the admission fee waived with the purchase of a bottle.  We are currently scheduling by prior appointment only, you can sign up below or give our Distillery a call! (802) 496-6973

By in Media & Events Comments Off on Maple Rum and Corn Whisky medal in Las Vegas

Maple Rum and Corn Whisky medal in Las Vegas

Mad River Distillers just returned from warm and sunny Las Vegas for the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) convention and spirit competition.  A four day event at Caesar's Palace, the WSWA hosts the largest gathering of wine and spirits industry reps in the country. Check out all the happenings and results here Read […]