Built by a man with a passion for gin as bold as his passion for the state of Vermont, Wild Hart Spirits was born in 2016. An idea that started at home blossomed into a distillery just down the road in Shelburne. Wild Hart embodies all of Vermont; the contemporary, the quirkiness, and the accessibility.
When alcohol is made it comes out in three stages, heads, hearts, and tails and we found it fitting to spin traditional industry terminology into our name. Sticking to our Vermont roots we decided to blend the hearts we drink with the red deer, or hart, that can be found in Vermont. The hart is also a nod to our owner’s roots and love of the outdoors becoming the foundation of our image, branding, and sense of place.
Vermont Classic Gin, a richer flavored gin, was created by adding a small amount of maple syrup to balance the extra juniper that was added. Rich and lightly sweet straight up, yet only notes of vanilla and caramel linger when mixed.
Since the flagship American Dry and Vermont Classic Gins, we have continued our focus on the contemporary lifestyle of our loyal brand followers and customers. In response to the changing preferences of small batch spirit drinkers, we have created: