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Distilled Spirits Council of the United States Says Irish Whiskey Was Among Top Five Fastest Growing Spirits Categories By Revenue In 2021

By Dave Simpson

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) has said that Irish whiskey was among the top five fastest growing spirits categories by revenue last year.

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According to a statement published on distilledspirits.org, Irish whiskey joined premixed cocktails including spirits-based RTDs, tequila/mescal, cordials and single malt scotch on the list of the top five fastest growing spirits categories by revenue in 2021.

Figures

Premixed cocktails including spirits-based RTDs were up by 42.3% to $1.6 billion, tequila/mescal were up by 30.1% to $5.2 billion, Irish whiskey was up by 16.3% to $1.3 billion, cordials were by 15.2% to $2.9 billion and single malt scotch was up by 14.4% to $1 billion, according to the statement published on distilledspirits.org.

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