Gin sales hit a whopping £1 million a day… with Brits drinking 19 million litres in just one year

(Picture: Rock Rose Gin)
(Picture: Rock Rose Gin)

Sales of old-fashioned favourite gin have spiked in the last year – surging 16% and hitting a whopping £338 million.

That means Britons are now spending an incredible £1 million a day on gin, drinking around 19 million litres a year, according to figures released on Saturday.

Overall spirit sales were up 3% too, hitting £110 million a year. Analysts Kantar Worldpanel said this was due to drinkers switching from wine and beer to harder beverages.

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