Author: Mimi Buttenheim

By in Media & Events Comments Off on We're Hiring in Burlington, VT!

We're Hiring in Burlington, VT!

Tasting Room and Cocktail Shop Manager This is a full time, salaried, year-round position located in Burlington, Vermont.  Our shop sells our own spirits as well as mixers, bitters and bartending tools. We also serve tastings, cocktails and snacks. What you need: 2+ years managing people in a profit-driven environment. People skills, customer service/front-facing skills, […]

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Toast of Manhattan

INGREDIENTS 3 tbsp Lake Champlain Chocolates hot cocoa mix 2 tsp instant espresso powder Pinch salt 2 oz Mad River Distillers Revolution Rye Whiskey 1 oz Sweet Vermouth Vanilla Ice Cream Luxardo Cherries STEPS Stir hot cocoa mix, espresso powder and salt with 3  tbsp boiling water until smooth. Add Rye and sweet vermouth, stir to […]

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To go Cocktail Menu!

This weeks to go cocktail menu is up and ready for orders! Available Wednesday-Sunday 12pm-6pm for walkins or online pre orders here at our Burlington Tasting Room.

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Hot Chocolate Week!

Celebrate Hot Chocolate Week this February! From the 1st to the 7th we'll be celebrating this delicious week with Boozy Hot Chocolate Kits! A package with all the fixings you need to make some excellent winter drinks at home. Available with our Vanilla Rum or Revolution Rye Whiskey at our Burlington Tasting Room.

By in Cocktails, RUM 44 Comments Off on Dirty Chai Martini

Dirty Chai Martini

4 oz RUM 44 4 Chai tea bags 1 cup filtered water 1 tablespoon maple syrup 2 ounces cold brew coffee 1 cup milk Star Anise Instructions ~Makes 4~ Heat the water to almost boiling and steep the tea for 4 minutes. Discard the tea bags, and add in the maple syrup. Stir to combine and set to the side to cool. In a […]

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Cold Brew Coffee Negroni

1.5 oz Revolution Rye Whiskey 3/4 oz Averna 1/2 oz Campari 1/2 oz Cold Brew Coffee Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass over ice. Stir for about 8-12 seconds. Strain into a double rocks glass over large cube. Orange peel for garnish. Enjoy!

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Blood & Sand

1 oz Otter Creek Brewing Hopscotch 1 oz Cherry Heering 1 oz Carpano Antica 1 oz Blood Orange Juice Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake for about 8-12 seconds. Double strain into wine glass. Garnish with orange peel. Enjoy!

By in Cocktails, RUM 44 Comments Off on Lavender Lemonade

Lavender Lemonade

1.5 oz RUM 44 3/4 oz Lemon Juice 1/2 oz Simple Syrup 5 dashes Scrappy's Lavender Bitters In a shaker combine all ingredients with ice. Shake for about 8-12 seconds. Double Strain into a highball glass over cubes. Top with bubbles. Lavender sprig for garnish.

By in Cocktails, Revolution Rye Comments Off on The Perfect Manhattan

The Perfect Manhattan

2 oz Mad River Bourbon Whiskey 0.5 oz Carpano Antica 0.5 oz Carpano Bianco 2 dashes Regan's Orange Bitters 2 dashes Angostura Bitters In a mixing glass combine all ingredients over ice. Stir for about 8-12 seconds. Strain into chilled Manhattan coupe. Garnish with Luxardo cherry. Enjoy! Watch how to make it here!

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Cobble Hill

2 oz Mad River Bourbon Whiskey 3 slices of cucumber 0.5 oz dry vermouth 0.5 oz Amaro Montenegro In a mixing glass muddle cucumber slices. Add remaining ingredients with ice. Stir for 8-12 seconds. Double strain into a Manhattan Coupe. Cucumber slice for garnish. Watch how to make it here!

By in Cocktails, Revolution Rye Comments Off on Cocoa & Rye Sour

Cocoa & Rye Sour

2 oz Revolution Rye Whiskey 1 oz Lemon Juice 1 oz Simple Syrup 4 dashes Angostura Cocoa Bitters Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake for about 8-12 seconds. Double strain into a chilled Coupe glass. Enjoy! Watch how to make it here!

By in Cocktails, First Run Rum Comments Off on Winter Daiquiri

Winter Daiquiri

2 ounces First Run Rum ¼ ounce All-Spice Dram ½ Simple Syrup 1 ounce Lime Juice Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake for about 8-12 seconds. Double strain into a chilled Daiquiri Coupe glass and garnish with a lime wheel.

By in Media & Events Comments Off on Black Friday & Small Business Saturday Sale!

Black Friday & Small Business Saturday Sale!

Join us at our Burlington Tasting Room or online for our Black Friday and Small Business Saturday Sales! 20% off all retail items (excludes alcohol). Grab that shaker you've been wanting, experiment with a new bottle of bitters, stock up on Luxardo Cherries, and sport a Mad River Distillers t-shirt!

By in Media & Events Comments Off on Cocktail Recipes for Thanksgiving!

Cocktail Recipes for Thanksgiving!

Hot Toddy It's getting chilly so what better way to warm up than a hot drink? Bourbon Manhattan A classic drink for a classic meal. Smokey Bokey If you're smoking your turkey, then you should also smoke your cocktail. Daiquiri We believe Daiquiris can be enjoyed with any meal! Trinidad Sour We recommend pairing this […]