Distilled from 100% pure maple sugar drawn from the serene maple forests of Vermont, Rail Dog is for the curious adventurer seeking an unique experience. Aged in oak barrels, the aromas of sweet maple, vanilla and almond tantalize the senses before the exceptionally smooth spirit nestles on your pallet in the cozy world between cognac and fine whisky. Dedicated to the companionship of our Braque Français, who journey by our sides with unwavering loyalty, we honor the trust and dedication of our Rail Dogs as we endeavor wherever the tracks take us.
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Literary Dog Premium Sipping Vodka is handcrafted from pure maple sugar right here on our farm. We distill in a copper column designed to allow for ultra fine separation, and then blend with naturally pure water originating from our Vermont farm. On those lazy afternoons and quiet evenings when there’s nothing better than spending time with your favorite author, Literary Dog is your welcome companion. Enjoy simply by itself sipped at room temperature or slightly chilled as an unadorned martini. Literary Dog will be as welcome as the engaging story that’s waiting for you.- learn more -
Rail Dog, an unanticipated pleasure when first experienced, is born from Vermont maple sugar. In a pleasurable twist, Rail Dog now gives back to maple. Introducing Dirty Dog Barrel Aged Maple Syrup. Dirty Dog is pure Vermont Maple Syrup infused with Rail Dog’s floral blend of vanilla, almond and spices.
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At Elm Brook Farm in Vermont we want you to change the pace. The idea was born from an unexpressed passion for a way of life not available in the cities where we were happy to have called home. Now we've built a sustainable farm that embodies both economic life and stewardship of the land. - learn more -
As important as the farm is to our family, our dogs make life here complete. We helped to establish this breed in the United States and they are now well established members of our family. - learn more -
Even when hidden away on our farm no man is an island. We’ve been fortunate to have good friends from around the world and neighbors close by who have made the vision and building of our farm something to share. We believe that through interactions between humans and the natural world we can strengthen our community. - learn more -
When we first met, we began to plan a business together. Little did we know that two decades later we would have a family, a farm, dogs, and a distillery! With so much going on, it's a wonder that we still have time to read books. But we follow our passion every day and hope you do too. We may be a bit exuberant at times, such as writing a lot about what we care about, but we hope that gives you more reasons to visit our web site often, maybe while sipping your favorite tea or spirit. ~Lisa & David Howe
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