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There's no beverage of moderation, only the practice of moderation.

Understanding Moderation

Part of responsible drinking is understanding that a standard drink of beer, distilled spirits and wine each contains the same amount of alcohol. It's not what you drink, it's how much that counts.

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There's no beverage of moderation, only the practice of moderation.

Committed to Responsibility

For more than 75 years, the spirits industry has adhered to a rigorous set of standards for beverage alcohol advertising and marketing. Click here to learn more about the Code.

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November 23, 2011 01:51 PM

WASHINGTON, DC – C-SPAN is scheduled to air a 30-minute program featuring George Washington’s Distillery and the Founding Father’s role as an early American distiller, according to the Distilled Spirits Council. 

C-SPAN’s American History TV visited Mount Vernon during an apple brandy distilling event sponsored by the Distilled Spirits Council in October.  Viewers will learn about 18th-century distilling processes from Mount Vernon Vice President for Preservation Dennis Pogue, living history interpreter Steve Bashore, and master distiller David Pickerell.

The program will air on Thanksgiving Day on C-SPAN3 at Noon and 8:00 PM eastern time.  The program is also scheduled to run Christmas Day on C-SPAN3 at 8:00 AM, 7:00 PM and 10:00 PM eastern time.




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