The Best Sustainable Spirits for Earth Day

Raise a glass to Mother Earth with these eco-conscious spirits.
Apr 22, 2021 3:15 PM ET

Originally published by Maxim

By Kate Dingwall

“Sustainability is a holistic idea which covers every part of a brand from production to packaging, freight, and marketing,” explains spirit expert Jon Gray, the co-founder of the Bartender's Benevolent Fund founder of Drink Tank. “But it also covers the human aspect; fair pay and workplace safety.”


“While people often perceive small-batch, craft brands to be more sustainable—and accept the price tag that goes along with that— sustainability is demonstrated equally in high-volume brands,” Gray notes. “Patrón has long standing relationships with select agave farmers, a replicated small batch production system, and a world class waste management system, while offering local residents an opportunity for flexible work in hand labeling their bottles.”

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