Jack Daniel’s leads top 10 spirits sold in Ohio

12th February, 2015 by Becky Paskin

Spirits sales in Ohio, US, reached a record US$949 million in 2014, driven by premium and super-premium brands like Jack Daniel’s.

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Jack Daniel’s was the biggest-selling spirit in Ohio last year

The value of liquor sold in the controlled state was up 5.6% on the previous year, exceeding 2013’s achievement by US$50m.

According to an annual report by the Ohio Department of Commerce, the majority of sales (60%) were driven by consumers purchasing premium and above products.

The off-trade accounted for US$677m, an increase of 6.6% on the previous year, while the on-trade sold US$272m, up 3.1%.

Volume-wise, the state sold 12.6m gallons (57.2m litres) of liquor during 2014, up 3% on the 12.3m gallons (55.9m litres) sold in 2013.

The top 10 selling spirits brands in Ohio during 2014 were:

  1. Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey – 364,060 gallons
  2. Crown Royal Canadian Whiskey – 292,772 gallons
  3. Captain Morgan Spiced Rum – 278,535 gallons
  4. Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey – 277,171 gallons
  5. Absolut Vodka – 272,987 gallons
  6. Bacardi Superior Light Rum – 271,429 gallons
  7. Smirnoff Vodka – 262,461 gallons
  8. Kamchatka Vodka – 261,149 gallons
  9. Jagermeister – 235,016 gallons
  10. Black Velvet Canadian Whiskey – 228,024 gallons

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