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Perseverance under Pressure: The Scotch whisky industry during World War II
The Macallan was one of these small Scotch whisky distilleries.
Scotch Whisky industry WWII facts
Million proof gallons. The amount distilled in pre-war 1939
Million proof gallons. The amount distilled as a result of reduced production in 1941, before being reduced to almost nothing until 1945
Million proof gallons. The amount produced for 1944-45 after lobbying by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) to alleviate restrictions to permanently avoid crippling the industry
The year that government imposed allowances on whisky cereals was finally removed