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


a year in sales

UK spirits are responsible for more than


a year in exports

UK spirits represent more than


of UK food and drink exports

There are now


distilleriesacross the UK



The number of distilleries has more than doubled​

The spirits industry has invested more than


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.