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Post-Brexit, Scotland finds solace in whisky sales spike

Plunge in pound after June 23 EU vote drives price of Scotch down 10 per cent
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 05:50
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Distillers are upbeat about their prospects as the UK negotiates its EU departure, even though the country risks losing tariff-free access to the EU.

London

SCOTLAND lost the Brexit battle, but the vote to leave the European Union has been an unexpected boon for its whisky business.

A plunge in the pound after the June 23 EU referendum, which accelerated after the Bank of England cut interest rates on Thursday, has lowered the