Distilled Spirits Consumption Increases For 15th Straight Year

Published: 09/03/2013

NORWALK, Conn. (PRNewswire) — The distilled spirits industry continued to advance in volume and popularity in 2012, the Beverage Information Group recently reported.

According to the BIG’s Liquor Handbook 2013, distilled spirits consumption rose 3.5 percent to 205.6 million 9-liter cases last year. New laws making spirits more accessible for purchase helped the industry surpass 200 million cases for the first time.