If you haven’t been able to find hand sanitiser on the shelf at the supermarket, you might want to check out a local distillery.
A number of distillers in south-east Queensland are producing the alcohol-based product to help fill the shortage of stock.
Here’s where you can get your hands on some (pun intended):
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The Miami-based distillers have created their own hand sanitiser that is to the standard of the World Health Organisation and is at 80% ethanol. It’s made with Lemon Myrtle, Grapefruit and Rose Hip and uses all natural ingredients. Price is $35 for a 1 litre bottle. It is selling very fast, but Granddad Jack are constantly releasing new batches and there is a wait list customers can join.
To buy, visit: granddadjacks.com/products/liquid-hand-surface-sanitiser
Tamborine Mountain Distillery
These guys have converted part of their production facilities over to producing hospital grade (75% Alcohol v/v) hand sanitiser. It is a skin safe formula as recommended by the World Health Organisation. There are 100mL and 240mL bottles available, with prices starting at $12.
To buy, visit: tamborinemountaindistillery.com/Shop/Hand-Sanitiser
Wildflower Gin Distilling
This Varsity Lakes based distillery was planning on launching to the world this month, before COVID-19 took over. Instead, they have unveiled plans for a hand sanitiser, which will be available from April 6. The formula follows the World Health Organisation guidelines, with a small touch of Wildflower botanicals and distillers own backyard honey. It comes in a 500ml liquid pouch, and costs $20.
To buy, visit: wildflowergin.com/
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Beenleigh Artisan Rum Distillery
Australia’s oldest Distillery started producing bulk hand sanitiser for schools and front line workers, but have also released a range available to the public via Wheel&Barrow. It comes in a carton with 12 x 250ml bottles for $155.40.
To buy, visit: wheelandbarrow.com.au/hand-sanitiser-safe-hands-carton-12-x-250ml-bottles.html