10 Perfectly Delicious Spirits for Vegans
With spirits and liqueurs, an ingredient list can be hard to find and in the cases of centuries-old secret recipes, sometimes impossible to find. So if you’re someone with a vegan diet, how do you know what spirits foot the bill? Well, these 10 spirits do, added to a cocktail or imbibed neat.
This piece originally appeared on Liquor.com.
Aviation American Gin
Bastille 1789 Whisky
Looking for something rare and vegan-friendly? Bastille 1789 Whisky is made from wheat and barley from France. Drink this whisky neat or in a nice Manhattan—your taste buds will thank you.
Like Caipirinhas? Cachaça, a sugar cane spirit popular in Brazil, is completely vegan-friendly. Now you can sunbathe on beach with no worries.
While not all Campari products are vegan-friendly, rest assured that Campari liqueur has no animal byproducts. Drink those Negronis in peace.
St. Germain Elderflower Liquer
Everyone’s favorite floral liqueur is completely vegan and gluten-free. Now you can continue to throw an ounce of this in your Champagne.
Few Rye Whiskey
For a small distillery in Chicago, the spirits by Few have been well received by the masses. In case you need another reason to love the distiller, its rye whiskey is completely vegan-friendly. Oh, yeah, the same goes for its bourbon, gin, white whiskey and everything else in its roster.
Flor de Caña Rum
Vegan Daiquiri lovers, rejoice, there’s a rum for you. Flor de Caña uses no animal products during any stage of its production. Daiquiri timeout, anyone?
The Botanist Gin
With a name like The Botanist, it’s probably no surprise this gin is vegan-friendly. Made from wheat-based ethanol and foraged botanicals, this Scottish spirit is a delight for anyone who wants to try something new.
Yes, Kahlúa and the products on its line are vegan—mostly. This rum-based coffee liqueur has no animal byproducts and doesn’t use any during production, so feel free to reach for that French vanilla flavor. However, steer clear of its pre-made cocktails, for they may contain milk.Kahlúa