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This summer, Finnish gin company Arctic Blue Beverages will launch Arctic Blue Oat—the world’s first vegan oat-based gin liqueur. Arctic Blue Oat was created under the leadership of Tuomas Kukkonen, Artic Blue board member and former CEO of oat manufacturer Kaslink Oy. Made with organic and gluten-free Finnish oats, the vegan beverage carries a smaller carbon footprint than traditional creamy liqueurs made with dairy. The company created the vegan oat-based beverage to take advantage of the growing global dairy alternatives market—which has doubled from €10 billion ($12 billion) to €20 billion ($24 billion) in the last five years. 

“So far, oat has been mainly used in dairy alternatives,” Arctic Blue Beverages CEO Valtteri Eroma said. “We have noted that oat also works as an excellent base for an alcohol product.” While Arctic Blue Oat will initially debut in Finland, the company aims to gradually expand its distribution to other parts of…

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