Whiskey Market Research Reports & Industry Analysis

Whiskey is an alcoholic drink made from fermented grain mash. The grains that are used include barley, rye, malted barley, malted rye, wheat and corn. Typically whiskey is aged in wooden white oak barrels. In the United States corn whiskey does not need to be aged. Whiskey is prodeuced in most areas that grow grain but can differ in content and quality.

There are many types of whiskey including malt whiskey, which is made from malted barley, and grain whiskey, which can be made from any type of grains. The malts and grains can be combined many ways. A vatted malt is blended from malt whiskies from different distilleries. A pure malt or malt whiskey means it is a vatted whiskey.

Single malt whiskey is a malt whiskey from one distillery. It must be labeled single-cask to truly have the taste of that particular distillery. Blended whiskies are made from a mix of malt and grain whiskies and are often combined with neutral spirits, flavoring and caramel. Cask strength is also called barrel proof. These whiskies are quite rare and are considered the best. Most often cask strength whiskey is un-diluted. Single cask or single barrel whiskies are bottled by specialists and is labeled and numbered.

The age of whiskey is determined by the time between distillation and bottling. Whiskey does not mature in the bottle.

There are many popular drinks made with whiskey such as, Irish coffee, Rob Roy, Nixon, Black tooth grin, Jack and Coke, Mint Julip, Widow’s Cork, Irish Flag, Whiskey Sour, Rusty Nail, Old Fashioned, Northern Comfort and many more.

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Whiskey Industry Research & Market Reports

  • Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores

    ... have different laws regulating liquor stores, complicating the ability to form national chains. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Personal income, consumer tastes, and entertainment trends drive demand. The profitability of individual companies depends on effective marketing and competitive ... Read More

  • Spirits Manufacturing (Distilleries) Global Market Briefing 2020: Covid 19 Impact and Recovery

    ... 4.93%, despite the disruption in supply chains as a result of trade restrictions and lockdowns imposed across countries owing to the COVID-19 outbreak. The market is then expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.45% ... Read More

  • Alcoholic – Beverages Global Market Briefing 2020: Covid 19 Impact and Recovery

    ... 2.58%, despite the disruption in supply chains as a result of trade restrictions and lockdowns imposed across countries owing to the COVID-19 outbreak. The market is then expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.02% ... Read More

  • Whisky: World Trade, Markets and Competitors

    ... in the period 2001-2008 and of +3.5% in the period 2009-2019. In the 2020-2023 scenario, world trade of Whisky is expected to grow by +2.9% (CAGR in $). The report includes an analysis of 22 ... Read More

  • Liquor Wholesaling in Australia - Industry Market Research Report

    ... liquor retailers. The industry excludes wholesale activities of alcohol product manufacturers. This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year ... Read More

  • Spirit Manufacturing in Australia - Industry Market Research Report

    ... gin, whisky and liqueurs. Industry participants also blend overproof spirits imported from overseas. Operators package these products and sell them to alcoholic drink wholesalers and retailers. While the industry makes fortified spirits, it does not ... Read More

  • The Impact of Coronavirus on Alcoholic Drinks

    ... and attitudes, macroeconomic fundamentals and drinking rituals and occasions. Nevertheless, and while the impact will be profound and usher in a generational paradigm shift, adaptability, pragmatism and creatively tapping into digital realms will soften the ... Read More

  • The World Market for Whiskey: A 2021 Global Trade Perspective

    ... by international competition. The estimates given in this report were created using a methodology developed by and implemented under the direct supervision of Professor Philip M. Parker, the INSEAD Chair Professor of Management Science. The ... Read More

  • Whiskey Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2020 - 2025)

    ... of whiskey, high disposable income, growing affordability of whiskey, and increasing demand for premium whiskey increased the whiskey market growth. Europe holds the largest share in the whiskey market with almost 34% market share. Germany, ... Read More

  • Distilleries

    ... and Suntory (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven primarily by trends in alcohol consumption and personal income. The profitability of individual companies depends on efficient operations and strong distribution channels. Large companies have advantages in ... Read More

  • Online Beer, Wine and Liquor Sales in Australia - Industry Market Research Report

    ... size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares. Read More

  • Spirits in India (2020) – Market Sizes

    ... size is based on retail (off trade) and non-retail (on trade and food/other industries) sales. Market size for Spirits in India is given in INR and litre with a minimum of five years' historical data. ... Read More

  • Europe Alcoholic Spirits Market Forecast 2020-2028

    ... to propel the alcoholic spirits market in the region as consumers are shifting from local spirits to premium spirits. MARKET INSIGHTS In order to survey the European alcoholic spirits market growth further, the region is ... Read More

  • Top Trends in Alcoholic Drinks

    ... innovation difficult as it breeds a certain amount of resistance from consumers. At the same time, changing day-to-day realities of fast-paced, time-poor lifestyles, and a key focus on health and wellness, is making alcohol less ... Read More

  • Spirits Manufacturing (Distilleries) Market covering Whiskey; Vodka; Rum; Gin; Tequila; Others - Spirits (Distilleries); Global Overview 2019

    ... accounting for 52.4% of the global spirits manufacturing (distilleries) market, followed by North America at 20.6% and Western Europe at 15.4% respectively. Spirits Manufacturing (Distilleries) Global Market Overview 2019 provides strategists, marketers and senior management ... Read More

  • Distilleries (UK) - Industry Report

    ... THE NORTH BRITISH DISTILLERY COMPANY LTD and THE WELSH WHISKY COMPANY LTD. This report covers activities such as whisky, whiskey, single malt, scotch, malt whisky and includes a wealth of information on the financial trends ... Read More

  • Whisky Producers (UK) - Industry Report

    ... BEAM SUNTORY LTD, LOTHIAN DISTILLERS LTD and J.G. DISTILLERS LTD. This report covers activities such as whisky, single malt, scotch, whiskey, blended whisky and includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the ... Read More

  • Spirit & Liquor Producers (GLOBAL) - Industry Report

    ... on the top 510 companies, including LUZHOU LAOJIAO GROUP CO., LTD., ALLIED DOMECQ SPIRITS & WINE and MARTINI & ROSSI - S.P.A.. This report covers activities such as spirit, beverages, alcohol, whiskey, vodka and includes ... Read More

  • Whisky (EUROPEAN) - Industry Report

    ... DISTILLERS LIMITED and ARCUS NORWAY AS. This report covers activities such as Whisky, , , , and includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four years. Plimsoll Publishing’s latest Whisky ... Read More

  • Wines & Spirits Importers and Distributors (NORDIC) - Industry Report

    ... and delivers a comprehensive individual analysis on the top 340 companies, including SOLERA BEVERAGE GROUP HOLDING AS, AKTIEBOLAGET NIGAB and WINEPARTNERS NORDIC AB. This report covers activities such as wine, champagne, wines, drink, drinks and ... Read More

  • Wines & Spirits Manufacturers (NORDIC) - Industry Report

    ... on the top 40 companies, including THE ABSOLUT COMPANY AKTIEBOLAG, ARCUS-GRUPPEN AS and GOTENE VIN & SPRITFABRIK AB. This report covers activities such as wine, champagne, wines, drink, drinks and includes a wealth of information ... Read More

  • Alcohol Licensing Training Providers (UK) - Industry Report

    ... on the top 30 companies, including CPL ONLINE LTD, CPL ONLINE LTD and CHARNWOOD TRAINING GROUP LTD. This report covers activities such as training, security, biiab,, alcohol license and includes a wealth of information on ... Read More

  • Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores - 2020 U.S. Market Research Report

    ... sector in the United States with over 100 data sets covering 2011-2024. This Kentley Insights report includes historical and forecasted market size, ecommerce, product lines, inventory turns, gross margin, profitability, financial ratios, BCG matrix, statistics ... Read More

  • Fine Wines/Champagne and Spirits in France

    ... it was more dynamic in luxury spirits, especially other luxury spirits, such as dark and white rum, English gin and vodka. Nevertheless, sales of luxury whiskies remained far higher. In terms of wine, in less ... Read More

  • Spirits in Chile (2020) – Market Sizes

    ... size is based on retail (off trade) and non-retail (on trade and food/other industries) sales. Market size for Spirits in Chile is given in CLP and litre with a minimum of five years' historical data. ... Read More

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