Vermont’s Sweetest Treat
First discovered by Native Americans, maple sugaring in Vermont is an agricultural tradition. What started as a simple process with buckets hung from taps on trees has become more efficient over time with advanced technology. Vermont is currently the top maple syrup producer in the country, producing 2.2 million gallons in 2020.
ENJOY PURE VERMONT MAPLE SYRUP
While visiting sugarhouses and enjoying maple syrup at breakfast may be what come to mind, there are a myriad of ways to use and enjoy Vermont maple.
FOUR MAPLE CRAFT BEVERAGES TO TRY
Citizen Cider’s Tree Tapper
This hard cider is fermented with maple syrup, red wine yeast, aged on untoasted oak and infused with dark Belgian candi syrup.
Sap! Maple Seltzer
Take your seltzer game to the next level by drinking pure maple sap and reap benefits like boosted energy.
Metcalf’s Maple Cream Liqueur
Vermont Distiller’s flagship product is bursting with 100 percent pure Vermont maple syrup flavor.
Lawson’s Finest Liquids Maple Nipple Amber Ale
This robust, rich maple ale is made with pure Vermont maple syrup, sourced from Purinton Maple and Tree Farms in Huntington.
Want more? Discover more Vermont maple craft beverages at VermontVacation.com/maple-craft-beverages
This chunk of maple from The Vermont Country Store is reminiscent of when maple was preserved in blocks in the 1800s. Similar to a sugar cube, you can shave off and add to oatmeal, ice cream, and more.
Smoked Maple Cheddar
Grafton’s Maple Smoked Cheddar has a mild, buttery body with heady aromas of campfire and smoked ham. This cheddar is a perfect accompaniment to your cheese board, piled high on a sandwich, or as a quick snack.
Chipotle Bourbon Infused Maple Syrup
Infused with chipotle peppers and finished in a whiskey barrel, this savory syrup made by Benito’s Hot Sauce is the perfect accompaniment to your ribs, chicken and waffles, salmon and more.
Want more? Check out this list of fourteen maple products you probably haven’t tried before at VermontVacation.com/maple-products
Maple has a long history interwoven into the story of Vermont and is the foundation of our traditions and values. Vermont Maple Sugar Makers’ Association is the perfect resource for all things maple. Get maple inspiration and buy pure Vermont maple syrup online at vermontmaple.org.