Support Your Fave Local Booze Brands By Buying Their Hand Sani

Archie Rose

With hand sanitiser being one of the most in-demand products over the last few months, a number of local breweries and distilleries have taken up the challenge to create an effective hand sanitiser for both healthcare workers and the public.

While this pivot in production has been an adjustment for these companies, it has allowed them to contribute to the current health crisis in a positive way while also allowing many of them to keep their staff employed.

We’ve rounded up a few of our fave hand sani’s which are being produced by some of the best Aussie booze brands.

Young Henrys

Newtown beer brewers Young Henrys have used its hero product to create a spray hand sanitiser in line with the guidelines recommended by the World Health Organisation.

“Produced from distilled beer this batch comes with an aroma of malt and hops, the botanicals of beer leave you smelling fine and your hands clean,” the website reads.

“We never thought we’d need to be doing something like this… but there is a need and here we are. Supply is limited for now whilst we try to upscale our production to fulfill larger orders for serious needs within our country.”

Young Henrys Hand Sanitiser, $15 for 250ml

Four Pillars

Located in the Yarra Valley, Four Pillars usually churns out craft spirits but have recently added an 80% alcohol-based hand sani to its production.

“While this sanitiser is 100% effective it’s also very Four Pillars ⁠— we’re using the heads and tails from each distillation and a touch of aloe vera, so the end product has some of the aromatic properties of our gin (but remember it is definitely NOT for drinking),” the website said.

Four Pillars Heads, Tails & Clean Hands, $30 for 700ml

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Folks, our liquid hand sanitiser Heads, Tails & Clean Hands is back in stock for ONLINE purchase only – NOT available from distillery door. Containing 80% ethyl alcohol and aloe vera, and made to World Health Organisation standards, this product comes in a 700mL glass gin bottle for you to decant into your own smaller pump or spray bottles at home. It works for surfaces and hands alike, and because it is made from the tails of our distillations it smells wonderfully ginny in the process! Head to the link in our bio and please note the Australia Post delays that are happening nationwide at present, affecting all parcel deliveries. Stay safe gin friends! Special thank you to @nuk_kya for this photo #FourPillarsGin #MadeFromGin #Australia #distillery #YarraValley

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Archie Rose Distilling Co

Sydney gin and whisky distillery, Archie Rose, has pivoted into making hand sani in order to keep their staff employed while also doing their part to keep sani stocks up.

“In an effort to bolster supplies nationwide and maintain the employment of as many of our team as possible due to the closure of the Archie Rose Bar during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have now reallocated our spirits production capacity to hand sanitiser.”

Archie Rose Hand Sanitiser, $20 for 500ml

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NEWS! Incredible things have happened since we switched the bulk of our production from spirits to sanitiser just a month ago. Now we’re bringing you the latest from the bottling line. ??️? Our team has been working around the clock to produce more than 100,000 bottles to bolster national supply and provide jobs for 27 people—that’s the original 15 redeployed from our bar team and another 12 friendly faces from the hospo industry who joined the bottling line last week. Admittedly, it has been challenging securing a steady volume of packaging, while adapting our warehouse to meet the demands of packing and shipping an unprecedented number of bottles. It feels a world away from the spirits we’re used to, but welcoming in new faces has been a massive morale boost for everyone. Thank you so much for making this possible. It’s also been a goal of ours to keep our communities safe by setting aside stock for those in need, and from what we’ve been hearing from all of you, that’s high on your list too. As of this week, we’ve supplied a range of government bodies and essential services and supplied thousands of bottles to indie bars, restaurants and bottle shops. Read more on this via the link in bio. None of that could have been done without your ongoing support and patience (that goes for hand sanitiser and spirits). So once again our heartfelt thanks goes again to all those who have helped make it happen—our community, our customers and our team! Yet to get your hands on a bottle? Our latest batch of Hand Sanitiser is available to pre-order now, for dispatch from week commencing May 4 for onward delivery. Get yours via the link in bio. #ArchieRose #StayHomeStaySafe

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Cape Byron Distillery

Cape Byron Distillery is nestled on the Brook family’s 96-acre farm located in the hinterland of Byron Bay. Known for its production of gin, the team at Cape Byron Distillery have added hand sani to their product line up.

“The Brookie’s Hand & Surface sanitiser was developed by Pamela Brook B.D. Sc MBA (Co-founder of Brookfarm & Cape Byron Distillery) using all-natural ingredients,” the website reads.

“We are producers of alcohol and we have received unprecedented requests from a wide cross-section of the medical profession. It is very clear that hand sanitisers are running desperately low.”

Brookie’s Hand & Surface Sanitiser, $14.99 for 500ml

Manly Spirits Co.

Sydney’s Manly Spirits Co. have used its distillery to create a range of ‘Gin Aroma’ hand sani. There are three size options to choose: a 10 pack of 125ml bottles, a five-litre bottle or a 20-litre bottle.

“Our alcohol-based Hand Sanitiser in this handy flip-top pack has been produced according to ‘World Health Organisation guidelines’, with Gin aroma to make you smile.”

Manly Spirits Co. Hand Sanitiser Gin Aroma, $75 for 10 x 125ml pack

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Coming soon! It's not quite business as usual here at Manly Spirits Co. Distillery. We've had a number of local charities and organisations contact us in desperate need of sanitiser for their operations. We knew that making hand sanitiser available for these groups was simply our part to play in these crazy times… and what a wild ride it has been!⁠ ⁠ The Manly Spirits Team have spent the last week making this happen, and while there have been some massive hurdles — like there being a nation-wide shortage of containers — we have been overwhelmed by the response of our community coming together and offering solutions. ⁠ ⁠ From next week, we will be supplying 20 x 5L containers of hand sanitiser to local community groups and organisation. If you are a local charity or organisation in need, please get in contact with us by emailing [email protected] ⁠ ⁠ Plus, all of our amazing Manly Spirits customers will receive a FREE 50ml Manly Spirits Hand Sanitiser with Gin Aroma, with every purchase. ⁠ A special thanks to our Brookvale friends, Ecowash Solutions, for donating 5L containers & pumps and making it possible to help our community. ⁠ ⁠ If you have access to 5L dangerous goods plastic containers with a pump, and you want to donate, please also get in contact with us!⁠

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Mr Black

Coffee liquor makers, Mr Black, have turned their Sydney-based coffee roastery and craft spirit distillery into a hand sani making machine.

“We’ve been overwhelmed by requests for hand sanitiser from both our local community and afar. In the background, we have been busy supplying our local pharmacies healthcare providers with the raw ingredients they need to help those that need it most.  Your purchase helps supply people in urgent need, or who cannot afford to purchase it.”

Mr Black Hand Sanitiser, $19.95 for 500ml

Brix Distillers

Purveyors of rum, Brix Distillers, is selling its new hand sanitiser in a twin pack.

“We are in a fortunate position to have the capability and the know-how to make them and we are working around the clock to increase production,” the Surry Hills-based team wrote on Instagram.

Brix Distillers Hand Sanitiser, $36 for 300ml twin pack

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Please be patient, Sydney.. we are working hard to make more liquid hand sanitisers. The need for sanitisers is great at the moment and we are doing the best we can to supply everyone who’s in need, no matter what the bottle size. We are in a fortunate position to have the capability and the know-how to make them and we are working around the clock to increase production. If you are a nonprofit, hospital or an organisation and require large quantities, please get in touch with us at [email protected] so we can keep some aside for you! For everyone else, please be patient as we continue to put more of these bottles together with precision, care and safety. Head over to our website and place an order, we’ll ship them out as soon as they’re ready. . . #HandSanitiser #MoreToCome #SydneyLocal #Distillery #MadeWithCare #LocallyMade #HandSanitizer #SurryHills #HygieneProducts #WashYourHands #StaySafe #SupportLocal #HelpUsHelpYou #RumWithUs #InThisTogether #KeepClean

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Prohibition Liquor Co.

South Australian distillery Prohibition Liquor Co. usually produces small-batch craft gin and for the moment, hand sanitiser. While you can’t actually buy the hand sani by Prohibition on its own, the team are throwing in a free bottle with every purchase of a 500 or 700ml bottle of gin.

“Being a distillery and having access to high strength alcohol we decided to make a small batch of our own. Let’s start by saying we are not in the hand sanitiser business and don’t intend to be, but we figured if we are going to make it for ourselves, why not make a small batch for the broader Prohibition Family?” the team wrote on Instagram.

Browse the selection of spirits at Prohibition Liquor Co.

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??? #thankyou ??? We have been overwhelmed by the positive response to our little sanitiser concept and went through the first batch in a couple of days. Never fear we have made another batch to keep up with orders. These are troubling times for everyone and we are doing what we can. The other side is the love we have for our customers helping keep our small business afloat and our staff in jobs for longer. Please continue to be calm and kind to each other, we truly are ALL in this together. While our Tasting Room is still open you can drop in TODAY ONLY for this week. Otherwise you can follow this link online: https://bit.ly/2vwEyMS to purchase one of your favourites. One bottle of 100ml Hand Sanitiser with any 500/700ml bottle of gin purchased. Big love to all. ❤️ #ProhibitionSanitiser #sanitizer #prohibitionliquorco #sanitiser #withoutyouthiswouldnotbepossible

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Earp Distilling Co.

Newcastle’s Earp Distilling Co. has pivoted and is now “producing sanitiser around the clock.” While the team at Earp Distilling Co. is prioritising the supply of sani to healthcare workers, you can purchase it from their website too.

“We have adapted our distilling equipment in an effort to produce industrial quantities, and our team can readily supply sanitiser to all businesses, no matter the size. Due to the current climate, we are understandably prioritising healthcare workers, emergency services, and those who are serving on the frontlines of this health crisis.”

Earp Distilling Co. #STAYHOME Spray Pack, $30 for 2 x 250ml bottles

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