Sustainable Cocktail Recipes

Sustainable Cocktail Recipes for Earth Month

As we celebrate Earth Month, it’s important to consider our environmental impact in all aspects of our lives, including our cocktail choices. The production and consumption of alcohol can have a significant carbon footprint, but by making sustainable choices, we can reduce our impact on the planet. In this blog, we’ll share some delicious and sustainable cocktail recipes that you can enjoy guilt-free. So raise a glass to the planet and let’s get mixing!

The Green Gimlet

Green Gimlet - Sustainable Cocktail Recipes


  • 2 oz gin
  • 1 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • 5-6 basil leaves


  1. Muddle the basil leaves in the bottom of a shaker.
  2. Add gin, lime juice, and simple syrup.
  3. Add ice and shake well.
  4. Strain into a glass filled with ice.
  5. Garnish with a sprig of fresh basil.

This cocktail includes fresh, organic ingredients and makes for a refreshing drink. There is no need to add extra sweeteners because the basil leaves give the beverage a natural sweetness.

The Sustainable Sangria

Sustainable Sangria


  • 1 bottle of red wine
  • 1/2 cup brandy
  • 1/4 cup triple sec
  • 1/4 cup agave syrup
  • 1 orange, sliced
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 1 lime, sliced
  • 1 apple, sliced
  • 1 cup club soda


  1. In a large pitcher, combine the wine, brandy, triple sec, and agave syrup.
  2. Add the fruit slices and stir to combine.
  3. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.
  4. Just before serving, add the club soda and stir gently.
  5. Serve over ice.

Using organic red wine, agave syrup instead of sugar, and fresh fruit, this sangria recipe is a sustainable and refreshing way to enjoy your cocktails.

The Organic Margarita

Organica Margarita


  • 2 oz tequila
  • 1 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz agave nectar
  • Salt
  • Lime wedge


  1. Rim a glass with salt by running a lime wedge around the edge and dipping it in salt.
  2. In a shaker, combine tequila, lime juice, and agave nectar.
  3. Add ice and shake well.
  4. Strain into the salt-rimmed glass filled with ice.
  5. Garnish with a lime wedge.

By using organic tequila and agave nectar instead of processed sugars, you can enjoy a healthier and more sustainable margarita.

The Farmers’ Market Fizz

The Farmer's Market Fizz


  • 2 oz gin
  • 1 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz honey syrup (equal parts honey and water)
  • 1/4 cup fresh herbs (such as mint, basil, or rosemary)
  • Club soda


  1. In a shaker, combine gin, lemon juice, honey syrup, and fresh herbs.
  2. Muddle the herbs to release their flavor.
  3. Add ice and shake well.
  4. Strain into a glass filled with ice.
  5. Top with club soda.
  6. Garnish with a sprig of fresh herbs.

By using fresh herbs and local honey, this cocktail not only tastes delicious but also supports local agriculture.

There you have it, four sustainable cocktail recipes to enjoy during Earth Month. By using organic, locally-sourced ingredients, reducing waste, and making eco-friendly choices, you can help protect the planet while still enjoying your favorite drinks.