Savoring Flavors of the American West at Dry Land Distillers

Photo courtesy of Dry Land Distillers

Did you know what you eat and drink can play a key role in mitigating climate change? The
choices we make every day have a big impact on environmental sustainability. Selecting spirits
crafted from sustainable grains is a simple but powerful choice we can make to improve our
world.

Dry Land Distillers is an award-winning small batch distillery based in Longmont, Colorado that
crafts original spirits that celebrate the landscapes of the American West. We support the ethical
cultivation of grains that are well adapted to the high desert environment for all our spirits. Every
product made by Dry Land Distillers is proudly produced, distilled, and bottled in-house from
sustainable and regeneratively grown ingredients.

Photo Courtesy of Dry Land Distillers

Dry Land Distillers is proud to be a leader in re-establishing ancient grains and supporting
growers transitioning to regenerative and organic methods. Every spirit is crafted with native
and consciously sourced ingredients that rely on minimal inputs and needs for irrigation. We’re
committed to working directly with local Colorado farmers and exploring rare,
appropriate-to-place crops.

Dry Land Distillers produces Heirloom, Antero and Emmer Wheat Whiskey, Cactus Spirit made
with prickly pear cactus, Native Colorado Gin, and other spirits that represent the land from
which they come. In July 2024, Dry Land Distillers will be the first distillery to release a
Regenerative Organic Certified (R.O.C) Straight Rye Whiskey with grains sourced from the San
Luis Valley of Colorado.

“Where we’re from is part of who we are. Creating spirits that are authentic representations of
the places we love shows respect to the lands we enjoy,” shares Nels Wroe, founder of Dry
Land Distillers.

Photo Courtesy of Dry Land Distillers

Outside of the rare, award-winning whiskey pouring out of the tasting room, Dry Land Distillers
is sowing seeds for sustainability into communities across Colorado as a testament to this
sentiment. Dry Land Distillers is the first distillery member of Zero Foodprint, a non-profit
dedicated to addressing climate change by changing our food systems and consumer behavior
through what we eat and drink. The distillery is also a proud founding member of the Colorado
Grain Chain
, a non-profit that serves community-centered grain supply chains across the state.
Dry Land Distillers is further recognized within their local community through notable awards
such as the 2023 Good Foods Award, celebrating high quality sustainable products, and the
Slow Food USA Snail of Approval Award for their commitment to good, clean and fair food.
So do you want a sip? Join the Dry Land Distillers Mailing List for exclusive access to limited
release spirits that celebrate and respect the lands we love
.

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