We are a proud spirts producing nation – spirits producers support hundreds of thousands of jobs, attract thousands of tourists year on year and generate significant growth

Key Facts

The UK Spirits industry is worth more than

£13Bn

a year in sales

UK spirits are responsible for more than

£6Bn

a year in exports

UK spirits represent more than

20%

of UK food and drink exports

There are now

470

distilleriesacross the UK

Since

2015

The number of distilleries has more than doubled​

The spirits industry has invested more than

£500M

in the UK over the last five years

This contribution to the economy requires ongoing backing from government through a stable and consistent tax regime. The UK Spirits Alliance is campaigning for a fairer duty regime in the upcoming Budget.

We are also committed to working with Ministers to ensure our beloved national drinks are not penalised through unfair tariffs.