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Scotch: Is this the last year whisky beats gin?

Scotch is, and will likely remain, one of the most important spirits categories in the Scottish on-trade.

Vodka: Still the most popular spirit in the Scottish trade

VODKA sales dipped a little in the course of the past year, but it remains easily the biggest spirits category in the Scottish on-trade

Gin: Growing category is spirit of the moment

GIN continues to go from strength to strength in Scotland’s pubs and bars, with value sales rising from £77.6 million in 2017 to £97.3m this year.

Wine: Bubbling up beneath the surface

The category’s total value sales of £420.6m show that wine is still a huge force to be reckoned with for operators.

Imported whiskey: From foreign shores to pubs’ doors

IT’S a case of ‘as you were’ at the top of the imported whiskey table, with all five brands retaining their positions from last year.

Static sales for tequila

Sales in the past year were fairly static, dipping by £144,000 to a value of £12.9 million.

Cider sales branch out

CIDER continues to move from strength to strength, with sales in the Scottish on-trade up £2.5 million to a total of £142m

Rum: Darker journey continues

CONSUMERS have continued journeying to the dark side of rum, which is reflected in the latest CGA statistics for the category.

Liqueurs and RTDs: Specialities stay strong

Liqueurs' versatility key to success

High flyers: The brands taking off in the on-trade

Movers and shakers making strides in Scotland’s pubs