Spirits and wine supplier Irish Distillers has announced that Jameson has been listed at number 11 on Impact’s ‘Top 100 Premium Spirits’ brands worldwide – a jump of four places when compared to the previous year. Jameson also debuted at number six on Impact’s annual “Hot Brands” list, which recognises the industry’s top growth drivers.
The annual report, which compiled the global research for the drinks executive Shanken News Daily, also listed Jameson at number 31 on the list of ‘Top 100 Spirits Brands’ (Premium and Non-Premium), up from 38 last year, and number 11 on the ‘Top 100 Growth Brands’ in the premium spirits sector worldwide.
Commenting on the announcement, Jean-Christophe Coutures, Irish Distillers chairman and CEO, said, “As these impressive rankings on Impact’s Top 100 Spirits’ reports demonstrate, the great growth story of Jameson continues. At Irish Distillers we are incredibly proud to lead the sustained growth of an iconic Irish product that is truly loved the world over. Jameson has been driving the growth of the Irish whiskey category for the past 28 years, and it continues to thrive with double or triple digit growth in 80 markets across the world.”