COLUMBUS (COLUMBUS BUSINESS FIRST) — Spirits sales in Ohio increased by 4% in 2019 to 15.2 million gallons sold, up from 14.6 million the previous year, according to data from the Ohio Division of Liquor Control.
Dollar sales rose 7.2% to $1.34 billion.
According to the data, vodka remains the state’s most popular spirit. Tito’s Handmade Vodka, the state’s top seller, grew its sales by nearly 20% in 2019, more than doubling the sales of the second-place brand.
Tito’s dominance isn’t an Ohio-only result. The brand has risen to become the nation’s top-selling spirit, dethroning Smirnoff, which had held the spot for a decade, according to IWSR Drinks Market Analysis.
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