Scientists made an environmentally friendly gin from peas. Yes, it will still get you drunk.

Scientists made an environmentally friendly gin from peas. Yes, it will still get you drunk.

Garden peas are probably the last thing you’d ever expect to go into your gin and tonic. 

But, scientists at Abertay University and the James Hutton Institute in Scotland have created a gin using garden peas. Yes, you read that correctly. The gin is called Nàdar — which means ‘nature’ in Gaelic — and scientists claim it has a smaller environmental footprint that traditionally distilled gins made using wheat. 

Each 700ml bottle of Nàdar has a carbon footprint of -1.54 kg CO2e (carbon dioxide equivalent), “meaning it avoids more carbon dioxide emissions than it creates,” according to an Abartay University statement.  Read more…

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Scientists made an environmentally friendly gin from peas. Yes, it will still get you drunk.