10 best-selling spirits brands in the world

• 10 top-selling spirits brands in the world

Research firm International Wine & Spirit Research (IWSR) named the best-selling spirits brands in the world. Seven of the top ten beverage produced in developing countries, here and sell up to 95% of its production. They are very popular at home, but little known in the world.

Overall, in 2012 the world market of alcoholic beverages increased by 1, 6% and amounted to almost 30 billion liters. Below is the top ten most widely consumed alcoholic beverage according to IWSR world.

Jinro Soju

10 best-selling spirits brands in the world

Korean soju vodka

Manufacturer: Hite Brewery, South Korea

Sales volume: year 2011 - 581 million liters, in 2012 - 607 million liters

Ruang Kao

10 best-selling spirits brands in the world

The Thai liquor

Manufacturer: Thai Beverage, Thailand

Sales: 2011 - 278 million liters, 2012 - 283 million liters

Emperador Philippine

10 best-selling spirits brands in the world

Brandy

Manufacturer: Consolidated Distillers Philippines, Philippines

Sales: 2011 - 171 million liters, 2012 - 270 million liters

Smirnoff

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Vodka

Producer: Diageo, United Kingdom Sales: 2011 - 227 million liters, 2012 - 233 million liters

Chum Churum

10 best-selling spirits brands in the world

Korean soju vodka

Manufacturer: Lotte, South Korea

Sales: 2011 - 184 million liters, 2012 - 191 million liters

Cachaca 51

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Brazilian cane vodka Cachaca

Manufacturer: Muller de Bebidas, Brazil

Sales: 2011 - 182 million liters, 2012 - 181 million liters

McDowell's

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Whiskey

Manufacturer: UB India, India

Sales: 2011 - 150 million liters, 2012 - 174 million liters

Officer's Choice

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Whiskey

Manufacturer: ABD, India

Sales: 2011 - 154 million liters, 2012 - 167 million liters

of Bacardi

10 best-selling spirits brands in the world

Rum

Manufacturer: Bacardi-Martini, UK

Sales: 2011 - 164 million liters, 2012 - 165 million liters

Johnnie Walker

10 best-selling spirits brands in the world

Scotch Whiskey

Producer: Diageo, United Kingdom

Sales: 2011 - 153 million liters, 2012 - 162 million liters