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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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Nation's Distillers Mourn Loss of Michael Jackson

August 30, 2007 08:00 PM

Statement Attributed to Frank Coleman, Distilled Spirits Council Senior Vice President

“The Distilled Spirits Council and the entire spirits industry is saddened by the news that noted author and whiskey expert Michael Jackson passed away yesterday.  On behalf of the Distilled Spirits Council, and 's distillers, I extend to Michael’s family our prayers and condolences. 

"For years, each revised edition of Michael's Complete Guide to Single Malt Scotch was an eagerly awaited bible and guidebook for whiskey lovers around the world.  He was a voice for both excellence and moderation, who will be missed by whiskey aficionados everywhere."


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