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Find your bottle of Burnt Rock Bourbon!

Beginning September 22 In Vermont: Direct from the distillery tasting room! 137 St. Paul St. Burlington, VT  05401. Hours: Wed. 12-6, Thurs. 12-8, Fri-Sat. 12-10, Sun-Mon. 12-6. In MA and RI: MA Restaurants Troquet on South Catalyst Alden and Harlow Toro LaVoille Lola 42 Shojo MA Retail Giles Wines and Spirits Boston Wine Exchange Falmouth […]

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Mad River's Newest Release; Burnt Rock Bourbon

  Mad River Distillers to Release Super-Limited Burnt Rock Bourbon on September 19th WARREN, Vermont (September 5, 2017) – Mad River Distillers of Vermont is proud to announce the distillery’s new Burnt Rock Bourbon will be released in extremely limited quantities on Tuesday, September 19th at select Vermont and Massachusetts retailers and bars. “We were […]

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Mad River Bourbon Featured in Conde Nast Traveler!

Mad River Distillers Bourbon Whiskey Made in…Waitsfield, Vermont “We are lighter than traditional Kentucky bourbons,” says President Mimi Buttenheim, of this northern bourbon that only hit shelves in 2014 but is readily available in New York City now. “I think the bourbon is better, because we have some extreme cold,” she continues. “For only a year old, it has […]

By in Media & Events Comments Off on Mad River Distillers PX Rum Wins Double Gold at 2017 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Mad River Distillers PX Rum Wins Double Gold at 2017 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

WARREN, Vermont (April 27, 2017) – Mad River Distillers of Vermont is proud to announce the distillery’s PX Rum recently took home a Double Gold Medal at the 2017 San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC) held April 20-23 at the Hotel Nikko in downtown San Francisco, Calif.   “Our PX Rum is distilled from demerara […]

By in Media & Events Comments Off on Fresh: Ideas and Ingredients Behind the Bar in 2017

Fresh: Ideas and Ingredients Behind the Bar in 2017

Celebrate Spring with the VT Sour featuring Revolution Rye! Our Burlington event, "Fresh," went off spectacularly on Friday, April 21. Mad River Distillers Burlington, Barr Hill by Caledonia Spirits, and Alice & the Magician teamed up to showcase trends and new techniques in cocktails for 2017. We asked some of our best friends, favorite bartenders, and all […]

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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 […]

By in Media & Events Comments Off on Recent Press on Our Whiskeys!

Recent Press on Our Whiskeys!

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. Revolution Rye (Mad River Distillers, Warren, VT, $50). Three rye varietal grains, a portion of which is malted and roasted “chocolate” rye, create deep […]

By in Media & Events Comments Off on Mad River Distillers Releases Hopscotch Vermont Single Malt Whiskey

Mad River Distillers Releases Hopscotch Vermont Single Malt Whiskey

Warren, Vermont, November 7th, 2016-  Mad River Distillers of Warren is debuting its newest whiskey with the strictly limited edition release of Hopscotch, the first (legal) Vermont Single Malt Whiskey in, as far as we can tell, at least a hundred years. The 2016 Mad River Distillers Hopscotch release, bottled at 92 proof (46% ABV), […]

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Hopscotch Release Nov. 15th!

RSVP to retail@madriverdistillers.com. Limited capacity! In Massachusetts, find Hopscotch at the following retailers: Cambridge Spirits: 9 Broad Canal City Liquors: Mass Ave Hopsters Alley at the Boston Public Market Giles Fine Wines: Winchester Table and Vine: West Springfield Cambridge Wine and Spirits: Fresh Pond Pour Richards: Franklin, MA Social Wines: South Boston Rhode Island: Bottles, […]

By in Media & Events Comments Off on Release Date Announcement: PX Rum Finished in Pedro Ximenez Barrels

Release Date Announcement: PX Rum Finished in Pedro Ximenez Barrels

RELEASE DATE OCTOBER 20, 2016 Our demerara-based rum takes on a new dimension. After careful aging in a mixture of toasted and charred barrels, the rum is finished in Pedro Ximenez sherry casks, imparting nutty and smoky aromas and flavors. Limited quantities of PX Rum are available at our Burlington, VT tasting room.

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PX Rum Release Party- You're Invited!

  PX Rum Release Party Thursday, October 20th, 6-9 pm Mad River Distillers Burlington  137 St. Paul St. Burlington, VT  05401  Tel: 802-489-5501 Limited entry, RSVP: retail@madriverdistillers.com $20 tickets, includes PX Rum tasting, tapas and a cocktail. PX Rum available for sale. Get this limited edition while you can!  

By in Media & Events Comments Off on Burlington Tasting Room Now Open!

Burlington Tasting Room Now Open!

137 St. Paul St. [On the corner of St. Paul and Main St.] Burlington, VT  05401 retail@madriverdistillers.com Hours: Thurs-Sat: 12 noon - 8 pm Sun: 11 am - 6 pm Mon & Wed: 12 noon - 6 pm Closed Tuesday Visit us to sample and purchase our spirits and cocktail accessories as well as mixers […]

By in Media & Events Comments Off on Limited Editions Coming Fall of 2016!

Limited Editions Coming Fall of 2016!

PX Rum Finished in Pedro Ximenez Barrels Our demerara-based rum takes on a new dimension. After careful aging in a mixture of toasted and charred barrels, the rum is finished in Pedro Ximenez sherry casks, imparting nutty and smoky aromas and flavors. Vermont residents can pre-order; email info@madriverdistillers.com Hop Scotch Vermont Single Malt Whiskey Made […]

By in Media & Events Comments Off on Mad River Distillers to Open Tasting Room in Burlington

Mad River Distillers to Open Tasting Room in Burlington

http://www.sevendaysvt.com/vermont/mad-river-distillers-to-open-tasting-room-in-burlington/Content?oid=3041085   For decades, the airy corner storefront at 137 St. Paul Street in Burlington was home to the Hempest, the clothing retailer known for its spirited, eco-friendly duds. Shortly after the Boston-based boutique closed earlier this month, Mad River Distillers moved in. Now the craft distillery is hard at work transforming the space into […]

By in Media & Events Comments Off on Malvados Named a 2016 Good Food Award Finalist!

Malvados Named a 2016 Good Food Award Finalist!

We are thrilled to announce that our "Wicked Vermont Apple Brandy" was named a 2016 Good Food Award Finalist. We met all of the responsible production criteria in addition to being a top scorer at the Blind Tasting among a pool of nearly 2,000 entries. Winners will be announced January 2016. All the finalists in […]

By in Media & Events Comments Off on The Mad River Distillers Philosophy - A Distiller's Journey

The Mad River Distillers Philosophy - A Distiller's Journey

Fermented, Distilled and Bottled by Hand at Cold Spring Farm, Vermont. There has been a lot written lately about that fact that many craft distillers are actually selling spirits that were distilled by somebody else.  With the interest in craft spirits and the number of people flocking to the industry, it’s easy to see how […]

By in Media & Events Comments Off on MAD RIVER HIRES NEW PRESIDENT

MAD RIVER HIRES NEW PRESIDENT

Warren VT (May 6, 2015) - Mad River Distillers is pleased to announced that Mimi Buttenheim has joined the distillery as its President. Mimi brings a decade of experience in the premium wine and craft spirits industries. A seasoned professional, Mimi will oversee all distillery operations with an emphasis on marketing, branding and distribution. When […]