Let’s be honest, how many times have you been out at a bar or out to dinner and you go to order your favorite drink only to find out the alcohol used in it is not organic. Now what? Do you go against your lifestyle choice just to have your favorite drink? Or do you forego the ONE DRINK you just can’t seem to go the weekend without? Wouldn’t it be great if you knew which brands served up your favorite buzz-inducing liquid while keeping it completely organic? Well fortunately for you, we’ve found 10 brands that make organic alcohol so you can have your cocktail and keep your health-conscious morals.

Now, you might be thinking “WAIT!! Will these still are as good as their inorganic counterparts?”. Or you could be thinking, “I’m a vegan, will there be something for me?”. The answer to both those questions is: Of Course! All of the alcohols below have been chosen because they’re all organic, some are also vegan, and they have the best ratings. So, there will be something great for everyone. See, as we said. We’ve got you.

Organic Alcohol FAQ’s

1. What is organic alcohol?

Organic alcohol is alcohol made with ingredients only grown on organic farms and processed in a dedicated distillery. It is free of pesticides or fertilizers normally found in its conventional counterparts.

2. Where Can You Buy It?

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Many of these organic alcohols can be found in liquor and grocery stores, and some can be found online.

3. Why Choose Organic Alcohol?

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Organic Alcohol is made without the use of any chemicals that when ingested frequently can increase the risk of cancer and other health issues, therefore, making it healthier than inorganic alcohols.

1. Roule Rouge Organic Red Table Wine

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Let’s start with a classic, Red Wine. Roule Rouge has an ABV of 13% and is a deep violet colored red wine that smells like raspberry, cherry, and blackberry with just a hint of cola. In other words, it smells like juice. It’s made from Merlot grapes harvested from vineyards along Californias’ central coast. It is USDA and CCOF Certified, and it has no added sulfites.

Certification(s)

USDA Certified Organic, CCOF Certified Organic

Size

1 Bottle

Price

Around $7 a bottle

Made In

USA

Where To Find It

Trader Joe’s

How To Enjoy

Roule Rouge Organic Red Table Wine is great served alone at room temperature. Or you could serve it alongside beef, lamb, or veal.

2. Prairie Organic Spirits

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Prairie Organic Spirits are members of the Organic Trade Association and offer 3 different organic alcohols for your boozy consumption. They have a plain vodka, a gin, and a cucumber flavored vodka. The organic yellow corn that eventually makes the spirits is grown on family farms in the mid-western United States. All the corn is grown without the use of herbicides and pesticides. Instead, the farm allows the native birds and bats to control any pests as they naturally would, and they set prairie fires to control any weeds. Each batch is brewed to taste in small batches at Phillips Distilling Company in Minnesota.

As for taste and quality, the original vodka is said to be smooth with hints of melon and pear. The gin is dry and refreshing with flavors of sage, juniper, and exotic spices. And the cucumber flavored vodka is fresh and crisp like a cucumber!

The original vodka won 2-time double gold at the 2011 San Francisco World Spirits Competition and Food and Wine’s best new vodka in 2009.The gin won gold at the 2013 San Francisco World Spirits Competition and gold at the 2013 SIP awards.

The cucumber flavored vodka won platinum at the 2013 SIP awards.

Certification(s)

USDA Certified Organic

Size

750mL bottle

Price

About $17

Made In

USA

Where To Find It

Prairie Organic Spirits can be found in bars around the U.S. or at your local ABC.

How To Enjoy

In a glass with ice, mix Prairie Organic Vodka, white cranberry juice, and mint liqueur and top with club soda.

3. Bison Organic Beer

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Bison Organic beer is made at Bison Brewery in California. They offer 4 year-round beers; Chocolate Stout (5% ABV), Honey Basil (6% ABV), Hop Cuvee (4.5% ABV) and, Kermit the Hop (8% ABV), and 3 seasonal beers; Gingerbread ale (6% ABV), Marmalade Ale (8% ABV), Just a Cup Coffee Stout (6.5% ABV). All made with an organic pacific gem, cascade, and Palisade hops.

They practice energy efficiency and sustainability in the farming of their hops and in their brewing practices. Even their packaging is eco-friendly with their for its four and six packs being completely recyclable and its carbon footprint being 25% less than “regular beer” and 100% less than imported brews. Bison Brewery brews all of its beers to be USDA certified organic and 100% non-GMO.

Certification(s)

USDA Certified Organic

Size

4-6 pack

Price

About $11 for a 6 pack

Made In

USA

Where to Find

Available at Supermarkets across the U.S.

How To Enjoy

Bison Organic Beers are best enjoyed cold, just like any beer. These just happen to be organic.

4. 4 Copas Tequila

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4 Copas Tequila offers 3 different types of 80 proof, organically certified Tequila; Blanco, Reposado, and Anejo. The blue agave used in 4 Copas Tequila are all estate grown and individually tested for peak sugar content and organically certified before they’re harvested.

The Blanco is a crystal clear tequila that smells like butter, mint, agave, vanilla and white chocolate. It has a sweet and silky flavor with hints of vanilla and white chocolate

The Reposado is aged an additional 9 months in American oak barrels and develops a light golden color. It smells like vanilla, caramel, coconut, and maple. It has the sweet taste of coconut and vanilla but is slightly bitter.

The Reposado tequila also won gold at the San Francisco World Spirit Competition.

The Anejo is a deep golden amber color that smells like tobacco, nuts, and maple and it tastes like agave with dried peaches and apricot.

Certification(s)

USDA Certified Organic, EU Certified Organic, Kosher by Rabbinical Law

Size

1 Bottle

Price

About $40

Made In

Amatitán, Jalisco, Mexico

Where To Find

All 3 varieties of 4 Copas Tequila can be found online.

How To Enjoy

Try any of the 3 varieties of 4 Copas Tequila chilled and over ice.

5. The Art of the Still Organic Gin and Vodka

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The Art of the Still is a Trader Joe’s brand that offers gin and vodka, both with a 40% ABV. It is USDA Certified and made in Minneapolis with a base of mid-western grown corn. The Gin is flavored with organic juniper and other botanicals, and the vodka received an 87 rating from the beverage tasting institute. Either way, both will leave you with a nice tingling feeling.

Certification(s)

USDA Certified Organic

Size

750mL Bottle

Price

About $15

Made In

USA

Where To Find

The Art of the still Gin and Vodka can be found at Trader Joe’s.

How To Enjoy

The Art of the Still Gin and Vodka can both be made into martinis or try a vodka on the rocks and a gimlet.

6. Loft Organic Liqueurs

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Loft Organic Liqueurs offers 4 different flavors of organic liqueurs made in the style of limoncello (an Italian lemon liqueur). Each of the 4 flavors has a 25% ABV and are made using local, organic and bio-dynamically grown ingredients and organic agave syrup, with no artificial colorings or preservatives. These are the first certified organic and kosher liqueurs in the U.S. Loft Organic Liqueurs come in Lemongrass Cello, Lime Cello, Tangerine Cello, and Spicy Ginger Cello.

Certification(s)

USDA Certified Organic, Certified Kosher

Size

1 Bottle

Price

Around $35

Made In

USA

Where To Find It

All the Loft Organic Liqueurs can be found online

How To Enjoy

Add any of the liqueurs to vodka for a twist on a martini or splash it into some lemonade for a refreshing adult drink.

7. Ramona Organic Wine Cooler

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Ramona is an organic, all-natural, gluten-free, and vegan wine cooler that comes in a BPA free and recyclable aluminum can. Yup, wine in a can. It has a 7% ABV and is made with organic zibibbo grapes from Sicily, organic grape juice, natural ruby grapefruit, and no added sugar. Apparently, it’s so good it has racked up its fair share of celebrity fans, including rapper Kanye West.

Certification(s)

A certified organic product of Italy (Suolo e Salute Organismo di Controllo e Certificazione)

Size

1 can

Price 

About $5

Made In

Italy

Where To Find It

Ramona is available in bars in California, New York, and Texas and is attempting to be distributed more widely.

How To Enjoy

Mix Ramona with some tequila, and lime and pour over ice for a Ramona Paloma.

8. Papagayo Organic Rum

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Papagayo Organic Rum makes 2 types of organic rum, platinum and spiced. Both are gluten-free, USDA certified organic, Fair Trade Certified by the International Fair Trade Association, and made with organic and sustainably sourced sugar cane. Papagayo is a single estate product, and all the sugar cane used in the rum is from a single platform farmed by around 800 small family farms in the Arroyos y Esteros region of Paraguay. Papagayo has won multiple awards at international spirits competitions.

Papagayo Platinum was awarded 4 stars in the Spirits Journal (the highest possible rating). Papagayo Spiced rum is aged in oak wood barrels with natural vanilla, chili peppers, and ginger and left out in the warm sun. Because of this Papagayo Spiced Rum has a deep golden color and a sweet and hot flavor–flavor that has won it eight medals in international spirits competitions.

Certification(s)

USDA Certified organic, Fair Trade Certified

Size

750 ml bottle

Price

Around $25

Made In

Paraguay

Where To Find it

Both Papagayo Organic Rums can be found online

How To Enjoy

Mix together some rum, lime juice, and sugar, then shake it all together with some ice and enjoy a delicious daiquiri.

9. Rain Organics Vodka

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Rain Organics Vodka is made from organic white corn grown at Fizzle Flat Farms in Yale, Illinois. It’s gluten-free and considered a premium vodka. According to the website, it is “distilled seven times for unmatched smoothness”. Rain Organics also has mango and cucumber infused vodkas made with all natural ingredients.

Certification(s)

USDA Certified Organic

Size

750 ml Bottle

Price

About $25

Made In

USA

Where To Find It

Rain Organics Vodka is available at liquor and grocery stores across the U.S.

How To Enjoy

Try this with a bit of lemon-lime soda over some ice.

10. Juniper Green Organic London Dry Gin

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Juniper Green Organic London Dry Gin is a small batch dry gin and is distilled at Thames Distillery in Central London. It is the only gin distillery that distills and bottles gin in London. It is gluten-free and is made with organic juniper, organic coriander, organic angelica, and organic savory. The juniper used in the gin is grown wild near the Black Sea and is harvested to FairWind standards, so you get great quality juniper and sustainability. The base of the gin is an organic rye that is grown on one farm to ensure quality.

Overall, Juniper Green has won 12 medals at various international competitions including gold medals from the International Wine and Spirits Competition and the Beverage Testing Institute. It has also won the silver outstanding medal at the 2014 International Wine and Spirit Competition and silver at the 2017 International Wine and Spirit Competition.

In 2007 Prince Charles of Wales game Juniper Green his Royal Warrant of Appointment, making it the first gin recognized in over 80 years.

Certification(s)

EU Certified Organic, Soil Association Organic Standard

Size

1 bottle

Price

About $25

Made In

London, England

Where to find it

Juniper Green Organic London Dry Gin can be found online

How To Enjoy

A classic gin and tonic is a fantastic way to taste this award-winning gin.

How We Reviewed

All the organic alcohols reviewed here have been thoroughly researched and have been chosen based on their organic certifications, their price ranges, and the overall quality of each alcohol.

Overall Price Range of Organic Alcohol

The alcohols listed below range from a price of about $7 to about $40. The cheaper alcohols may be easier to find but the more expensive alcohols may be of better quality.

What We Reviewed

  • Roule Rouge Organic Red Table WIne
  • Prairie Organic Spirits
  • Bison Organic Beer
  • 4 Copas Tequila
  • The Art of the Still Organic Gin and Vodka
  • Loft Organic Liqueurs
  • Ramona Organic Wine Cooler
  • Papagayo Organic Rum
  • Rain Organics Vodka
  • Juniper Green Organic London Dry Gin

Verdict

Who says you can’t be organic, healthy, and have fun? Clearly not the companies above. As you can see, there’s a wide range of organic alcohols available no matter what you like–from gin to vodka, or even a wine cooler! And although all of these are worthy of being stocked at your home bar, we’re going to have to give the gold star to Prairie Organic Spirits. They make 2 vodkas and a gin, they’re affordable and easily accessible! I mean come on, what more could you ask for?

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