US does it again

whiskey pour into glassWHISKEY from overseas remains a lucrative business in the land of Scotch with a value of £43.8 million in the nation’s bars, according to this year’s CGA data.

Towering Tennessee brand Jack Daniel’s takes the top spot again with sales of £30.2 million making it the on-trade’s top whisk(e)y brand.

And there’s plenty of other big names in the top five as Pernod Ricard’s Irish stalwart Jameson takes second place, while Kentucky bourbons Maker’s Mark, Woodford Reserve and Bulleit finish third, fourth and fifth respectively.

Top Imported Whiskey Brands

Jack Daniel’s
Maker’s Mark
Woodford Reserve