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Cocktail Recipes for Labor Day Weekend!

The Long Weekend to wrap up the Summer and kick off Fall is finally here. We are here to make the celebration a lot easier with a good drink in your hand! Enjoy these easy and delicious cocktails from the comfort of your own home. Strawberry Mint Julep Because the Kentucky Derby is this weekend! […]

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Virtual Cocktail Class!

Thursday September, 24th 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm With Special Guest Teacher Taylor Sacco Zoom Link: 944 6878 0686 Password: 0Z6myp Join Taylor from the comfort of your own home to learn how to make 3 specialty cocktails with our RUM 44! Our Silver Rum is made from Fair Trade Demerara Cane Sugar and charcoal […]

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Waitsfield Farmers Market

This Saturday (May 16th) is the first Farmers Market of the season, and it's going to look a lot different, but we're excited and thankful we can still be there! This year pre-ordering online is highly encouraged for efficient shopping. You can make purchases from us online here. To understand the new setup of the […]

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WE'RE OPEN! (Limitedly)

Our Retail Store is now open for bottle sales! Curbside pickup is also available and highly encouraged. Our bar remains closed. Please continue adhering to social distancing guidelines by remaining 6ft apart from other patrons and our employees. Please wear a face mask inside the store, and please do not visit if you are feeling […]

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Gift Cards

We now have Gift Cards available online! Gift Cards can be used at our Burlington Tasting Room for items in our Retail Store (bottles, bar tools, bitters, apparel) or at our Bar (cocktails, snacks). *They cannot be used at liquor stores to buy our bottles or online for our apparel store.

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Hand Sanitizer

While our Burlington store remains closed and the Taste Place is accepting curbside orders only, we have been busy at the distillery making hand sanitizer for weekly Mad River Valley giveaways. As you know, we don't make vodka or gin, so to re-distill our rum to a high proof for sanitizer takes time!! It's very […]

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Covid-19 Closure

To Our Mad River Fans, March 25, 2020 In light of the recent Shelter in Place order for Vermont and the rapidly evolving situation with Covid-19, Mad River Distillers has closed both our distillery in Warren and the tasting room and cocktail shop in Burlington. Where you can find our spirits: Most liquor stores remain […]

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Newsweek Press!

Our President, Mimi Buttenheim, was featured in Newsweek as one of five Vermont women changing the beverage business. THESE VERMONT WOMEN ARE CHANGING HOW WE THINK AND DRINK BY ALEXANDER CAVALUZZO ON 4/3/19 AT 11:31 AM EDT

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Vermont Bartender of the Year!

Josh Wilcox, the bar manager of our Burlington cocktail shop, was runner up in the Vermont Bartender of the Year finals. The competition took place at Main + Mountain Restaurant in Ludlow, Vermont, on March 28, 2019. Six bartenders competed in the finals, where they were tested on their service skills and bar demeanor. Three […]

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Featured Bartender - Catherine Hood

Eight Seas Pop-Up Tiki Bar Proprietor Catherine Hood featured Mad River Distillers cocktails in her Dean Hotel Pop-Up Wednesday, October 17. Catherine is based in Providence, Rhode Island.  See our cocktails section for the recipes! Catherine founded Eight Seas in 2017 as a pop-up cocktail experience inspired by historic and contemporary tiki cocktails and culture. […]

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Featured Bartender - Patrick Murphy

Visit the Trophy Room in Boston for Patrick's incredible cocktail “Don’t Chai Me” featuring Chai Tea infused Vanilla Rum, Foro amaro, espresso, Thai coconut milk & 'Elemakule Tiki’ bitters. Trophy Room  26 Chandler St, Boston, MA 02116

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Vermont Bartender of the Year 2018

Congratulations Chelsea Harris! Chelsea beat out 12 bartenders over three rounds of competition. The finals were held at the Copper Grouse in Manchester, VT on April 10th. The winning cocktail featured Revolution Rye. The "market basket" for the final round consisted of Revolution Rye, Fernet Branca, a coconut, and a choice of four ice cream […]

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Mad River Distillers Forced To Rename Malvados Apple Brandy

WARREN, Vermont (April 4, 2018) – Sometimes the need to change is inevitable. Other times it is forced by nature. But in this case, Mad River Distillers is choosing to rename its award-winning Malvados apple brandy to both avoid a wicked legal dust up and use the opportunity to enlist the public's help. The Warren, […]