Mad River Distillers

The Vermont Maple 100

Join us in celebrating the Vermont Maple 100. We’ll be featuring the Maple Bourbon Sour and offering tastings of our Maple Cask Rum.

A Taste of New England

Find us at A Taste of New England at Spruce Peak on Sunday, September 5th. We'll be showcasing our spirits and offering tastings.

Garlic Town, USA

Find us at Garlic Town, USA on Saturday, September 4th. We'll be on hand serving tastings of our delicious spirits.

Industry Night at The Pint

Join us at Industry Night at The Pint. Derek Grimm and Charlie Kazar will create some crave worthy cocktails with Mad River Distillers.

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Autumn Sour

1 1/2 oz Maple Cask Rum (or Bourbon) 1/2 oz Cream Sherry (Lustau Solera Sherry) 1/2 oz Lemon juice  1 TBSP of Pumpkin Butter 4 dashes Angostura bitters  Combine all ingredients into a shaker. Shake the contents and strain them over large ice in a rocks glass, or in a coup glass. Garnish with a cinnamon stick […]

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What is a Control State?

If you’re a purveyor of alcohol—whether beer, wine or liquor—then you may have heard of the term “Control State.” What exactly does that mean? Well, it’s not a nod to the government-controlled dystopian society in George Orwell’s 1984.  After Prohibition was abolished in the United States in 1933, the sale and distribution of alcohol fell […]