2011-03-05 / News

Division of Liquor Control names top brands for 2010

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Department of Commerce Division of Liquor Control recently announced that dollar sales of spirituous liquor reached a record level of $753.7 million in calendar year 2010, exceeding last year’s total by $19 million or 2.57 percent. (Spirituous liquor is intoxicating liquor containing more than 21 percent alcohol by volume.)

Gallonage sales for 2010 also increased to 11 million gallons. This was an increase of 269,024 gallons or 2.51 percent over gallonage sales in 2009.

The top 10 selling brands of spirituous liquor (by gallons sold) for 2010 were the following:

1. Kamchatka Vodka – 408,277 gallons

2. Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey – 324,840 gallons

3. Bacardi Superior Light Run – 295,820 gallons

4. Smirnoff Vodka – 283,332 gallons

5. Captain Morgan Spiced Rum – 280,229 gallons

6. Absolut Vodka – 271,495 gallons

7. Crown Royal Canadian Whiskey – 267,140 gallons

8. Jagermeister – 261,959 gallons

9. Korski Vodka – 236,976 gallons

10. Black Velvet Canadian Whiskey – 232,623 gallons

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