Top 5 Best Selling Scotch Whiskies

What are the most popular Scotch whisky brands on the planet? As you expect, the top 10 contains some household names. Believe it or not, there isn’t a single malt in sight!

1. Johnnie Walker

The world’s most popular Scotch whisky sells more than 2.5 times more than its nearest rival. It’s come a long way from the Kilmarnock grocery shop which was opened by John Walker in 1820.

2. Ballantine's

While blended Scotch has had a tricky time in many markets over the past few years, Ballantine’s has kept on growing, adding almost 1m cases of sales a year since 2013.

3. Grant's

William Grant only started selling blended whisky in 1898, more than a decade after establishing Glenfiddich distillery near Dufftown. 

Like many of their rivals, Grant’s has endured challenging times. But in 2015 it claimed the global number three spot from Chivas Regal.

4. Chivas Regal

5. J&B