5 Of The Best Spirits To Help You Party Sustainably
As the weather warms up and the days get longer, many of us are eager to enjoy a refreshing drink to celebrate the arrival of the great British summer! However, it’s important to be mindful of our environmental impact when choosing what to drink. Luckily, there are plenty of sustainable alcohol brands out there that offer delicious, eco-friendly options for those who want to enjoy a drink without harming the planet.
One such brand is Discarded Liquor that creates unique, delicious spirits using ingredients that might otherwise go to waste. Their flagship product is Discarded Banana Peel Rum, which is made using leftover banana peels from the food industry. The result is a smooth, sweet rum with a tropical flavour that’s perfect for sipping on a sunny day.
Another is Toast Ale, which makes beer using surplus bread that would otherwise go to waste. Toast Ale’s mission is to reduce food waste and carbon emissions in the brewing industry, and they donate all their profits to food waste charities. Their beers come in a range of flavours, including a Pale Ale, an IPA, and a Session IPA, all of which are delicious and refreshing.
There are many other sustainable alcohol options out there to explore. When choosing a drink, look for brands that prioritise sustainability and use eco-friendly production methods, here are a few of our faves:
This female founded company produces organic, gluten-free vodka and gin using sustainable production methods. They use 100% organic rye, and they’re committed to reducing their carbon footprint through energy-efficient distillation processes.
This Mexican brand produces mezcal using sustainable, traditional methods. They work with local farmers to source their agave plants, and they use a slow-roasting process that results in a delicious, smoky flavour.
We couldn’t do a round up without including a non-alcoholic version! Seedlip non-alcoholic spirits are created using natural ingredients and sustainable production methods. Their spirits are made using herbs, spices, and botanicals, and they’re a great option for those who want to enjoy a drink without alcohol.
This premium tequila brand combines exceptional craftsmanship with a deep commitment to sustainability. Made in Mexico, Mijenta Tequila takes a holistic approach to eco-friendly production, ensuring that every aspect of their operations aligns with sustainable practices. From the cultivation of agave plants to the distillation process, Mijenta Tequila prioritises environmental responsibility.
This brand offers a unique and eco-friendly gin experience. They are known for their innovative approach to sustainability by repurposing surplus grapes from the wine industry, helping to prevent food waste while creating a distinct flavour profile for its spirits. This approach results in a smooth and well-balanced gin with fruity and floral notes, perfect for those seeking a refreshing and sustainable gin option.
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Small, conscious choices can make a significant impact, leading to a healthier, more sustainable future for us all.
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