Publication - Research and analysis

Distillery by-products, livestock feed and bio-energy use: report

Published: 1 Jul 2019
Directorate:
Agriculture and Rural Delivery Directorate
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9781787819566

We commissioned this report in response to concerns by livestock farmers about the impact of anaerobic digestion and bio-energy on the availability of distillery by-product for use as livestock feed in Scotland.

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Contents
Distillery by-products, livestock feed and bio-energy use: report
Appendix 2 - Estimated Scotch whisky by-product output

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Appendix 2 - Estimated Scotch whisky by-product output

Table A1 – Scotch whisky by-product estimates

Grain & Malt Use In Scotch Whisky Production Conversion of by-products Output of By Products
000's t FW 000's t FW t DM by-product/t FW of grain/malt t DM by-product/t FW of grain/malt 000's t DM 000's t DM 000's t DM
Malt Grain
(wheat or maize)
Malt spirit Grain spirit Barley DDGS equiv. Wheat/maize DDGS equiv. Total
e h i j (e* i) (h * j) (sum)

1990

494

633

0.311

0.327

154

207

361

1991

473

616

0.311

0.327

147

201

349

1992

425

579

0.311

0.327

132

189

322

1993

355

554

0.311

0.327

111

181

292

1994

364

572

0.311

0.327

113

187

300

1995

392

645

0.311

0.327

122

211

333

1996

427

712

0.311

0.327

133

233

366

1997

476

756

0.311

0.327

148

247

395

1998

460

706

0.311

0.327

143

231

374

1999

399

637

0.311

0.327

124

208

333

2000

350

557

0.311

0.327

109

182

291

2001

352

563

0.311

0.327

110

184

294

2002

383

600

0.311

0.327

119

196

315

2003

375

627

0.311

0.327

117

205

322

2004

370

591

0.311

0.327

115

193

308

2005

401

633

0.311

0.327

125

207

332

2006

433

706

0.311

0.327

135

231

366

2007

527

793

0.311

0.327

164

259

423

2008

594

815

0.311

0.327

185

267

451

2009

548

678

0.311

0.327

171

222

392

2010

507

660

0.311

0.327

158

216

374

2011

582

815

0.311

0.327

181

267

448

2012

664

874

0.311

0.327

207

286

492

2013

718

938

0.311

0.327

224

307

531

2014

755

902

0.311

0.327

235

295

530

2015

723

756

0.311

0.327

225

247

472

2016

724

716

0.311

0.327

225

234

460

2017

663

658

0.311

0.327

206

215

422

2018

687

653

0.311

0.327

214

214

427

2019

711

677

0.311

0.327

221

221

443

2020

723

702

0.311

0.327

225

230

455

2021

747

739

0.311

0.327

233

242

474

2022

747

751

0.311

0.327

233

246

478

Source and references:

SRUC calculations and estimates, Alan S Gray (2018), The Scotch Whisky Industry Review 2018, Pagoda Scotland and Bringhurst et al, (2003), Whisky: Technology, Production and Marketing, Elsevier.


Contact

Email: Gordon.Jackson@gov.scot