Author: Mimi Buttenheim

By in Bourbon, Cocktails Comments Off on Bourbon Manhattan

Bourbon Manhattan

2 oz Bourbon Whiskey 1 oz Cocchi di Torino 4 dashes The Bitter Housewife Barrel-Aged Bitters. Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass over ice, stir for about 8-12 seconds. Strain into a chilled Manhattan Coupe glass and garnish with a cherry.

By in Media & Events Comments Off on Mad River Rye Finished in Silver Oak Cellars Cabernet Barrels.

Mad River Rye Finished in Silver Oak Cellars Cabernet Barrels.

The Mad River Valley Meets Napa Valley In the almost-famous Mad River Valley, five villages and two ski areas abut rolling farmland along the flank of Vermont's Green Mountains. And since 2014, the Mad River Valley has become known for whiskey, among other grain-based libations. Mad River Distillers ferments, distills and bottles a variety of […]

By in Media & Events Comments Off on In-person cocktail service suspended starting 11/15/2020

In-person cocktail service suspended starting 11/15/2020

We are unable to provide tastings and cocktails at our Burlington store beginning Sunday, November 15th. The State of Vermont has banned in-person service for bars and clubs due to rising Covid infections. For the most up to date travel information, please visit: https://accd.vermont.gov/covid-19/restart/cross-state-travel. Our retail store remains open 2pm – 6pm Wednesday – Sunday and […]

By in Media & Events Comments Off on Virtual Cocktail Class for a Cause

Virtual Cocktail Class for a Cause

Join us for a very special virtual cocktail class dedicated to raising awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society of Vermont! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we're collaborating with the Real Men Wear Pink Campaign to raise funds all month long. Join Taylor as he walks you through how to make a […]

By in Media & Events Comments Off on Featured in Market Watch

Featured in Market Watch

It’s no secret that this year has been tough for everyone, individuals and businesses alike. At Mad River Distillers we adapted as much as we could to survive the uncertainty. Thanks to our amazing team and all of the people that continued to support us through these trying times we have been able to keep […]

By in Cocktails, Vanilla Rum Comments Off on Blueberry Lemonade

Blueberry Lemonade

1 oz Vanilla Rum 1/2 oz Metcalfe's Blueberry Liqueur 6 oz Lemonade Mint Sprig Lemon Wedge In a shaker add all ingredients with ice. Shake for about 8-15 seconds. Strain contents into a highball glass over fresh ice. Lemon wedge and fresh mint sprig for garnish.

By in Cocktails, RUM 44 Comments Off on Black Currant Mojito

Black Currant Mojito

1.5 oz RUM 44 1/2 oz Sumptuous Syrups Black Currant Syrup 3/4 oz Lime Juice Mint Sprig In a shaker add all ingredients with ice. Shake for about 8-15 seconds. Strain contents into a highball glass over fresh ice. Top with bubbles. Fresh Mint Sprig for garnish.

By in Cocktails, First Run Rum Comments Off on Lost River

Lost River

2 oz First Run Rum 3/4 oz Passion Fruit Syrup 3/4 oz Lime Juice 1/2 oz Pineapple Juice 1/4 oz Maraschino Liqueur 1/2 oz Campari Lemon wedge Blueberries In a shaker add all ingredients with ice. Shake for about 8-15 seconds. Strain contents into a glass over fresh ice. Lemon wedge and fresh blueberries for […]

By in Cocktails, RUM 44 Comments Off on The Basil Daisy

The Basil Daisy

2 oz RUM 44 1/2 oz Aperol 1 oz Simple Syrup 1 oz Lemon Juice 4 Basil Leaves Lemon Wedge In a shaker add all ingredients (minus lemon wedge) with ice. Shake for about 8-15 seconds. Strain contents into a glass over fresh ice. Lemon wedge and fresh basil for garnish.

By in Bourbon, Cocktails Comments Off on Rosemary's Whiskey Sour

Rosemary's Whiskey Sour

2 oz Bourbon Whiskey 3/4 oz lemon juice 1/2 oz Vermont Maple Syrup 1/2 oz Rosemary Syrup 2 Dashes Angostura Bitters In a shaker add all ingredients with ice. Shake for about 8-15 seconds. Strain contents into a daiquiri coupe glass. Rosemary Sprig for garnish. Rosemary Syrup In a Mason Jar, take 8-10 sprigs of […]

By in Bourbon, Cocktails Comments Off on Boozy Arnold Palmer

Boozy Arnold Palmer

1.5 oz Bourbon Whiskey 1 oz Lemon Juice 3/4 oz Black Tea Honey Syrup In a mixing glass add all ingredients with ice. Stir for about 15-20 seconds. Strain contents into a highball glass over fresh ice. Top off with bubbles. Lemon peel for garnish. Black Tea & Honey Syrup Add one cup of boiling […]

By in Cocktails, First Run Rum Comments Off on Rosemary's Daiquiri

Rosemary's Daiquiri

2 oz First Run Rum 3/4 oz Rosemary Syrup 1 oz Lime Juice Fresh Rosemary Sprig In a shaker add all ingredients with ice. Shake for about 8-15 seconds. Strain contents into a daiquiri coupe glass. Rosemary Sprig for garnish. Rosemary Syrup In a Mason Jar, take 8-10 sprigs of rosemary and place in 1 […]

By in Cocktails, First Run Rum Comments Off on Fernito

Fernito

2 oz First Run Rum 1/2 oz Mint Simple Syrup 1/2 oz Lime Juice 1/4 oz Fernet Branca Mint Sprig In a shaker add all ingredients, except for Fernet Branca, with ice. Shake for about 8-15 seconds. Strain contents into a highball glass over fresh ice. Top off with bubbles. Float fernet Branca on top. […]

By in Bourbon, Cocktails Comments Off on Blood Orange & Basil Bourbon Smash

Blood Orange & Basil Bourbon Smash

2 oz Bourbon Whiskey 1 oz Simple Syrup 2 oz Blood Orange Juice In a shaker add all ingredients with ice. Shake for about 8-15 seconds. Strain contents into a glass over fresh ice. Basil leaf for garnish.

By in Cocktails, RUM 44 Comments Off on Blueberry Daiquiri

Blueberry Daiquiri

2 oz RUM 44 3/4 oz Stonewall Kitchen Blueberry Syrup 3/4 oz Lime Juice Fresh Blueberries In a shaker add all ingredients with ice. Shake for about 8-15 seconds. Strain contents into a daiquiri coupe. Fresh Blueberries for garnish.

By in Cocktails, RUM 44 Comments Off on Blackberry Mojito

Blackberry Mojito

1.5 oz RUM 44 1/2 oz Lemon Juice 1/2 oz Honey Syrup 4 Fresh Blackberries Club Soda Lemon Wedge Mint Sprig In a shaker add all ingredients with ice. Shake for about 8-15 seconds. Strain contents into a glass over a fresh ice. Top with bubbles Lemon wedge and mint sprig for garnish.

By in Cocktails, First Run Rum Comments Off on Mai Tai

Mai Tai

2 oz First Run Rum ¼ oz Orgeat  ½  oz Triple Sec 1 oz Lime Juice 4 Dashes Angostura Bitters Mint Garnish Lemon Wheel In a shaker add all ingredients except for bitters with ice. Shake for about 8-15 seconds. Dump contents into a tiki glass. Dash bitters on top of cocktail. Lemon wheel and mint […]