Minimum alcohol pricing: Here's what you'll now pay

Scotland has become the first country in the world to bring in minimum unit pricing for alcohol.

Under the proposals, a floor price is set for a unit of alcohol, meaning it cannot legally be sold for less than that.

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Following a six-year legal battle, the First Minister said the “bold and brave” policy is expected to save hundreds of lives over the next five years in a radical approach to tackle Scotland’s “troubled relationship” with drink.

Alcohol for sale in an Edinburgh off-licence as Scotland has become the first country in the world to introduce minimum unit pricing for drinks. Picture; PA

However, opponents were critical of the drastic increases saying that the public had been misled.

Here’s what you’ll now pay for certain drinks.

​Vodka

Asda - Smirnoff vodka £12 for 70cl at 37.5% abv - new minimum price £13.13

Aldi - Tamova vodka £9.99 for 70cl at 37.5% abv - new minimum price £13.13

Whisky

Aldi - Castle and Crag whisky - £10.99 for 70cl at 40% abv - new minimum price £14

Asda - Famous Grouse whisky - £12 for 70cl at 40% abv - new minimum price £14

Lidl - Single grain Scotch - £10.99 for 70cl at 40% abv - new minimum price £14

Tesco - Grants Scotch whisky - £16 for 1 litre at 40% abv - new minimum price £20

Morrisons - Bells Scotch whisky - £16 for 1 litre at 40% abv - new minimum price £20​

Wine

Morrisons - South African red £3.75 for 750ml at 13.5% abv - new minimum price £5.06

Lidl - Cabernet Sauvignon £3.99 for 750ml at 14% abv - new minimum price £5.25

Asda - Box of 2.25 litres of Chardonnay at 12.5% abv for £8 - new minimum price £14.06

Lidl - Box of 3 litres of Pinotage Cabernet Sauvignon at 14% abv for £14.65 - new minimum price £21

Beer

Aldi - 12 cans of Hendry’s Scottish 440ml lager at 4.1% abv for £6.29 - new minimum price £10.82

Asda - 20 cans of Tennent’s 440 ml lager at 4% abv for £10 - new minimum price £17.60

Morrisons - Tennent’s - 20 cans of 440ml lager at 4% abv for £10 - new minimum price £17.60

Aldi - Brassiere premium 10 bottles of 250ml lager at 4% abv for £3.29 - new minimum price £5

Tesco - Stella Artois - 20 bottles of 284ml lager at 4.8% abv for £11 - new minimum price £13.63

Cider​

Aldi - Taurus cider - 2 litres at 5% abv - £1.99 - new minimum price £5

Asda - Premium dry cider - 2 litres at 4.7% abv - £2.30 - new minimum price £4.70

Lidl - Woodgate’s Apple Cider - 2 litres at 5% abv - £1.99 - new minimum price £5