In our Spring 2016 issue, we told you about a beverage boom happening in Middlebury. Some of the featured brands include Appalachian Gap Distillery, Aqua ViTea Kombucha, Stonecutter Spirits, Vermont Coffee Company and Woodchuck Cider.
“The concentration of beverage companies in one area is a big plus,” says Appalachian Gap co-founder Chuck Burkins. “When you’ve got this many tasting venues, you’ve got synergy.”
Here are a few recipes to try from the businesses mentioned in the Spring 2016 article.
Addison Julep Cocktail (Stonecutter and Aqua ViTea)
Bee’s Knees Cocktail (Appalachian Gap Distillery)
Black Widow Cocktail (Appalachian Gap Distillery)
Buried Treasure Cocktail (Stonecutter)
Julius Cocktail (Stonecutter)
Mountain Breeze Cocktail (Stonecutter and Aqua ViTea)
The Sap Sucker Cocktail (Woodchuck Cider)
The Ultimate Cold-Brewed Iced Coffee (Vermont Coffee Co.)