As far as spirits are concerned bar managers agree that vodka leads the way in terms of the number of organic options available. Vodka was one of the first and now boasts numerous offering in the category. Here are some of the most popular:
Crop Organic Vodka is made of organically grown grain and is distilled and bottled in Minnesota. It’s available in three varieties: Organic Artisanal, Organic Tomato and Organic Cucumber.
Square One Organic Vodka is made from organic American rye from the Teton Range in Wyoming. It is hand crafted and uses organic fermentation techniques. It’s available in the original organic vodka as well as Square One Cucumber and Square One Botanical, which is made with eight organic botanicals.
Prairie Organic Vodka is not only certified organic, but is kosher and gluten-free. It is distilled from organic No. 2 yellow corn from a co-op in Minnesota. The company boasts that the leftover corncobs are converted into biogas to power the stills.
Rain Organics Vodka is made from 100-percent organic white corn sourced solely from a 1,000 acre farm in Yale, Illinois. Rain flavors include Cucumber Lime, Honey Mango Melon, Red Grape Hibiscus and Lavender Lemonade.
Tru Organic Vodka is made from 100-percent American wheat and vapor-distilled water. The company’s commitment to going green includes using paper from renewable sources. Tru is available in Organic Lemon and Organic Vanilla flavors. In addition, the company also makes Tru2 Organic Gin.
Vodka Fourteen is craft-distilled from organic grain and spring water from the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. It is bottled in a 100-percent recyclable bottle, including the cap and seal.
Ocean Vodka is made from 100-percent organic sugar cane and Mahalo Hawaiian seawater in Maui, Hawaii. In addition to being organic, the company donates a portion of its profits to organizations that conserve the world’s ocean resources.