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What exactly is Rum, anyway?

Rum, Defined Spirit categories can be nebulous and confusing. Some spirits, like gin, must make use of specific ingredients. Others, like bourbon and rye, must use certain ingredients and be aged in a specific way, while vodka can be made from virtually anything as long as it’s distilled at a high enough proof. Rum, on […]

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Does Bourbon Come From Kentucky?

Does Bourbon only come from Kentucky? We wanted to share how Mad River Distillers meets the Bourbon requirements in the green mountain state.

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What are Bitters?

“So what’s the deal with all those little bottles?” a gentleman asks in a hushed voice leaning across the copper bar top in between sips of his Mad River Rye Manhattan. “Bitters” I whisper back. I point to the shelves lined with obscurely sized, shaped, and colored bottles, “We sell bitters from all around the […]