A Refreshing Bourbon cocktail just in time for the Kentucky Derby!
- 2 oz. Bourbon Whiskey
- 1 tsp. VT Maple Syrup
- 2 lemon wedges
- 6 mint leaves
- 2 strawberries
- optional: soda water, rhubarb bitters
Muddle mint leaves, maple syrup, a strawberry, and lemon wedges. Shake muddled ingredients with bourbon and ice. Pour into high ball glass and top off with a splash of club soda. Garnish with mint and a strawberry.
OFF TO THE RACES! A Refreshing Bourbon cocktail just in time for the Kentucky Derby!
Join us for the 2015 Whiskey Rebellion Boston hosted by eatBoston in Cambridge, MA this weekend -March 21st & 22nd! We will be sampling some of our Rye, Bourbon, and Maple Rum alongside a ton of other great distilleries.
If you are interested in buying tickets or finding out more, head here
We look forward to seeing you guys in Beantown!
We're psyched to be a part of the 40th annual (and last) North American Telemark Festival being held at Mad River Glen this weekend. It's sad to see such an incredible event leave the Mad River Valley - but we assure you that this festival will go out with a bang!
We will be sampling at the event today, March 7th from 2:00pm - 4:00pm, so swing on by our table and warm up with some of our finest whiskey, rum & apple brandy! Cheers!
For more info about the event click here!
We are pleased to announce that we will be doing a tasting at the Stowe Liquor Store on Friday, February 20th from 4:30 to 6:30PM! We will be sampling our entire product line, including our recently released Apple Brandy - Malvados! If you haven't had a chance to check out our products, here is your next golden opportunity!
We will be sampling some of our finest spirits at the WhiskyLive NYC event in New York, NY February 25th and 26th! WhiskyLive is the international celebration of whisky, bringing all the whiskies of the world together under one roof. What could possibly be better than that?
Aside from all of the whisky, there will be great food and a range of education and entertainment to make learning about whisky both fun and stimulating.
If you have any interest in attending WhiskyLive this year, additional information and tickets can be found here.
We are very excited to be headed to the American Craft Spirits Association Convention & Trade show February 14-16th in Austin, TX. This event is the largest gathering of licensed craft spirits producers in the U.S. and we are proud to be one of them!
We've entered four of our products into the competition to see how our spirits stand up to some of the best craft distilleries in the country.
If you are interested in attending the event or finding out more, check out the ACSA website here.
- Feb. 6 - Beverage Baron Liquor Store Tasting. 4-6pm. Barre, VT
- Feb. 6 & 7 - Hotel Vermont Ice Bar. 6:30-9:30pm. Burlington, VT. Tickets can be purchased here!
- Feb. 7 - Taste of Vermont. 6:30-9pm. Stratton Mountain Restort Base Lodge. Stratton, VT. Tickets and info can be found here!
- Feb. 7 - Meet the Distillers. 6-10pm. Castlerock Pub at Sugarbush Resort. Warren, VT. Additional info can be found here!
So do your best to get to one of these locations this weekend, we promise you won't regret it!
A VERY CLASSIC COCKTAIL USING OUR ATYPICAL RYE WHISKEY
Shake rye, sweet vermouth, and bitters with ice. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with cherry. This cocktail was created by and is featured at Timbers Restaurant & The Castlerock Pub - both up at Sugarbush Resort.
We are very excited to have a photo of some of our award winning spirits featured on the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America website! Take a look at their site for updates on events and competitions happening in the wine & spirits world.
A MAD RIVER TWIST ON A CLASS, 19th CENTURY COCKTAIL
- 2 oz Mad Apple Brandy
- 2 tsp Vermont Maple Syrup
- 2 Dashes Scrappy's Cardamom Bitters
- 1 Thick Blood Orange Wedge
- 1 Luxardo Cherry
Muddle the blood orange wedge, cherry, bitters and maple syrup. In shaker, add ice, Malvados and muddled ingredients and shake it up! Pour into a rocks glass and top it off with club soda.
Mad River Distillers is pleased to announce that both our Maple Finished Rum and Corn Whisky have returned from the Spirits of the Americas competition donning Gold and Bronze Medals respectively.
Tasting Rums from both continents (a tough job for sure), judges had this to say of our Maple Rum..."Rich, tropical and confectionary nose, with a bourbon quality that shows good balance and great promise. American rum returns to greatness with this sipper, rich in flavor and substance"
Check out the full results with tasting notes here
Mad River Distillers tours now available.
Come see us in action! Tour the distillery and see the process unfold first hand. Tours are $15 per person, with the admission fee waived with the purchase of a bottle. We are currently scheduling by prior appointment only, you can sign up below or give our Distillery a call!Reservations
Mad River Distillers just returned from warm and sunny Las Vegas for the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) convention and spirit competition. A four day event at Caesar's Palace, the WSWA hosts the largest gathering of wine and spirits industry reps in the country.
Check out all the happenings and results here
Read the write up from the Valley Reporter here
Burlington Tasting Room- Retail Store Open Wed-Sun, Cocktail Service Available Thurs-Sunday
Wednesday2pm - 6pm
Thursday2pm - 8pm
Friday2pm - 9pm
Saturday2pm - 9pm
Sunday2pm - 6pm
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