VODKA has overtaken whisky to become the UK’s favourite spirit.
Brits spent £24.9million extra on it this year, raising sales by 3.3 per cent to £776million, reported trade mag The Grocer.
Experts pointed to a demand for home cocktails, plus young drinkers using vodka as a mixer.
Blended whisky fell by £19million to £764million.
Other figures showed cider sales rose 5.5 per cent to pass £1billion for the first…