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Summer Cocktail Recipe: Mojitos!

Summer Cocktail Recipe: Mojitos!

We share a couple of variations on the classic Mojito cocktail recipe: a “Bojito” (a mojito with muddled berries) and a hibiscus mojito.

Zero-waste Travel: How We Do It

Zero-waste Travel: How We Do It

At Montanya Distillers, we’ve noticed something cool about deciding to be 100% zero waste by 2020. The more we work toward it and the more we talk about it, the more people want to know how we do it. Especially when it comes to the things so many of us do, like travel. Here of some of the things that Montanya Distillers founder and owner Karen Hoskin does to avoid trash on the road.

Celebrate Spring with a Rum Cocktail (Recipe Included!)

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Celebrate Spring with a Rum Cocktail (Recipe Included!)

Spring. That time of year when most places in the northern hemisphere start to experience gentle rains, green grass and the first flowers of the year. In our neck of the woods? Well, let’s just say that spring is more of a change in the air. Snow lasts a long time around here, but that doesn’t keep us from celebrating the change in season with a great spring cocktail. Read on for a “renegade” recipe!

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How to Taste Rum

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How to Taste Rum

Visitors to the tasting room love to take advantage of our free tastings and learn to tell the differences between each type of Montanya Distillers rum. But you don’t have to be in Crested Butte to get in on the fun. Here, we explain what sets our rums apart, the differences between each one, and share tips on hosting your own tasting at home.

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5 essentials for your home bar

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5 essentials for your home bar

Some nights are made for the ambience of a tasting room or to be out on the town. But sometimes, a drink at home is the best way to unwind at the end of the day or play host to your friends. So what should you stock in your home bar? Here are five essentials:

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Elevate your winter cocktails and save some dough.

Elevate your winter cocktails and save some dough.

There’s nothing like warming up with a hot cocktail on a winter day. This two-volume set of cocktail recipe books includes plenty of cold-weather recipes, including a Montanya twist on Bulletproof Coffee. Click to learn more (and try out that coffee recipe).

Montanya DIY Holiday Gift Ideas!

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Montanya DIY Holiday Gift Ideas!

When you are looking for gifts to give your adult friends that don’t cost an arm and a leg, but leave a lasting impression, consider making a batch of steamy cocktail mix with Montanya Rum! Decorate your own jar, bottle or container and give the gift of holiday spirit (literally!)

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The Super Chocolata

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The Super Chocolata

This cocktail is called The Super Chocolata because it is made from several superfoods: raw cashews and raw cacao.  Adding Himalayan salt and coconut milk also add highly nutritious elements.  Why not give yourself a healthful boost during cocktail hour too? 

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5 Steps to Ditching Trashy Events

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5 Steps to Ditching Trashy Events

Over the last 9 years, Montanya Distillers has become an industry leader in sustainability.  Owner Karen Hoskin has lost all patience with spirits tastings and cocktail events that leave behind piles upon piles of single use plastic trash. Hoskin dishes on trashy spirits events and talks about how craft distilleries can give them the boot.

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Final Countdown to Christmas!

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Final Countdown to Christmas!

Daily deals!  Countdown to Christmas is still on.  Take advantage of 6 daily deals using our punch cards, get a bottle of Oro or Platino rum on us as our Christmas thank you!

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Gift Baskets now available with Montanya Rum!

The 877Spirits website features a beautiful gift basket called “The Colorado Cocktail Kit”, which includes a bottle of Montanya Oro dark rum, a wood muddler, cocktail cherries, simple syrup and bitters traveler’s set presented in a classy wooden chest. www.1-877-spirits.com/category/montanya-rum/MR95. Prices listed on the site include gift packaging and shipping or delivery nationwide.  “We have had so many requests from customers to ship our rum and to offer holiday gift baskets.  We are incredibly excited to partner with 877Spirits because they are experts at getting spirits gifts to customers.  Their expertise lets us stay focused where we should be, on making great rum,” 

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