Alcohol

Could Brexit change the taste of whisky?

How Brexit could change the taste of whisky

Whisky is one of the UK’s most important exports. Currently EU regulations require a product labelled 'whisky' or 'whiskey' to be aged for a minimum of three years.

A post-Brexit deal between the UK and the US might change this and open the way for younger products on to the market.

Alcohol bottle and hand with glass

Michael Buchanan

Social affairs correspondent, BBC News

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