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Scottish Whisky Association - Alcohol duty review is a missed opportunity - 30th November, 2010

Scottish Whisky Association Record exports as Scotch Whisky defies downturnIn response to HM Treasury’s publication today (30 November 2010) of its alcohol taxation and pricing review, Gavin Hewitt, Chief Executive of The Scotch Whisky Association, said:“The Treasury review is a missed opportunity to introduce a modern alcohol duty system that is simple and transparent. Scotch Whisky is a uniquely British product, adversely affected by the historic inequality in the duty regime. We encourage the Government to address this.

“Taxing all drinks on the same basis, according to alcohol content, is the fairest, most responsible way to tax alcohol. It would also secure over £1bn a year extra tax revenue for the Government.“The higher duty levied on Scotch Whisky means the tax gap with other drinks will widen when
VAT increases in January. We will continue to argue for fundamental reform of the alcohol duty system in the run up to next year’s Budget.”

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Port Askaig 45 Year Old (Speciality Drinks) Single Malt Whisky
Port Askaig 45 Year Old (Speciality Drinks) Single Malt Whisky ~ 40.8% ~ 70cl

Region: Other Scotch  ~  Type:   Scottish


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Bruichladdich 1984/32 - All In (With Box) Single Malt Whisky
Bruichladdich 1984/32 - All In (With Box) Single Malt Whisky ~ 43.7% ~ 70cl

Region: Islay  ~  Type:   Scottish


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Glenfarclas 1961 (cask 4896) Family Cask Spring 2017 Release Single Malt Whisky
Glenfarclas 1961 (cask 4896) Family Cask Spring 2017 Release Single Malt Whisky ~ 43.1% ~ 70cl

Region: Speyside  ~  Type:   Scottish


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Glenlivet 1999 (bottled 2017) (cask 77205) - Samaroli Single Malt Whisky
Glenlivet 1999 (bottled 2017) (cask 77205) - Samaroli Single Malt Whisky ~ 45% ~ 70cl

Region: Speyside  ~  Type:   Scottish


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Seagrams V.O. Canadian Whisky - 1961 Blended Whisky
Seagrams V.O. Canadian Whisky - 1961 Blended Whisky ~ 43.4% ~ 75cl

Region: Canadian  ~  Type:   Scottish


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Glenfarclas 1971 (cask 151) Family Cask Spring 2017 Release Single Malt Whisky
Glenfarclas 1971 (cask 151) Family Cask Spring 2017 Release Single Malt Whisky ~ 47% ~ 70cl

Region: Speyside  ~  Type:   Scottish


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Highland Park 28 Year Old 1987 (cask 1555) - Whisky is Class...ical (S Single Malt Whisky
Highland Park 28 Year Old 1987 (cask 1555) - Whisky is Class...ical (S Single Malt Whisky ~ 47.7% ~ 70cl

Region: Island  ~  Type:   Scottish


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Kininvie 25 Year Old 1990 (cask 21) - The First Drops (Special Relea Single Malt Whisky
Kininvie 25 Year Old 1990 (cask 21) - The First Drops (Special Relea Single Malt Whisky ~ 63.2% ~ 35cl

Region: Speyside  ~  Type:   Scottish


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The John Walker Blended Whisky
The John Walker Blended Whisky ~ 40% ~ 70cl

Region: Other Scotch  ~  Type:   Scottish


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Bunnahabhain 27 Year Old 1989 - Old & Rare Platinum (Hunter Laing) Single Malt Whisky
Bunnahabhain 27 Year Old 1989 - Old & Rare Platinum (Hunter Laing) Single Malt Whisky ~ 50.8% ~ 70cl

Region: Islay  ~  Type:   Scottish


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