American Whiskey sales continue to grow worldwide and at home in the U.S. at a steady three to five percent, according to industry sales data. The analysis firm, Technavio, projects long-term growth at six percent globally between now and 2020.
There have been over a billion dollars of investments into new distillery and expansion project since 2010 in Kentucky alone! That growth is poised to continue with a large number of American craft distillers pursuing export sales.
Source: WhiskyCast December 2016