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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.

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Apr 23, 2017 10:00 PM

Governor McAuliffe Launches 10th Anniversary Celebration of George Washington’s Distillery Reopening

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe joined representatives from the Distilled Spirits Council and Mount Vernon to launch a yearlong celebration of the 10th anniversary of the reopening of George Washington’s Distillery at a special event this evening at the distillery in Alexandria, Va.

Apr 17, 2017 07:27 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Lauds Oregon Liquor Control Commission’s Outlet Expansion

The Distilled Spirits Council today lauded the Oregon Liquor Control Commission’s (OLCC) effort to significantly increase the number of spirits outlets by considering new and innovative retail settings.​

Apr 13, 2017 02:41 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Commends JobsOhio Beverage System and Ohio Division of Liquor Control for Supplier Reconciliation Payments

The Distilled Spirits Council today commended JobsOhio Beverage System (JOBS) and the Ohio Division of Liquor Control for resolving the long-standing issue of back payments and providing reconciliation to suppliers.

Apr 06, 2017 08:06 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Promotes Moderation for Alcohol Awareness Month

The Distilled Spirits Council is marking “April – Alcohol Awareness Month” by reminding adult consumers to embrace moderation year-round.


Irish Whiskey Category Soars in the United States

With the booming consumer interest in brown spirits, Irish Whiskey has seen substantial growth over the last decade. In 2016, Irish Whiskey volumes were up 18.7 percent to 3.8 million cases and revenues were up an impressive 19.8 percent to $795 million.

Feb 07, 2017 04:00 PM

Distilled Spirits Sector Growth Accelerates in 2016

The distilled spirits sector achieved accelerated growth in 2016 with supplier sales up 4.5 percent to $25.2 billion, volumes up 2.4 percent to 220 million cases and a seventh straight year of market share gains relative to beer, the Distilled Spirits Council announced today at its annual economic briefing for media and Wall Street analysts, sponsored by Spirited Funds.

Feb 01, 2017 03:02 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Announces Partnership with Women of the Vine & Spirits

The Distilled Spirits Council today announced a new partnership with Women of the Vine & Spirits™ designed to support women in the beverage alcohol sector by providing opportunities for career growth and personal development.


Distilled Spirits Council CEO Naasz Joins WSKY ETF in Ringing NYSE Closing Bell

On a day when the Dow inched closer to 20,000, Distilled Spirits Council President & CEO Kraig R. Naasz toasted the new WSKY ETF and joined in ringing the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).​


Teen Drinking Rates at Historic Lows, Says 2016 Monitoring the Future Study

A major federal study released today reported that underage drinking rates among 8th, 10th and 12th graders declined significantly in 2016.

Dec 08, 2016 02:27 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Encourages Responsible Holiday Season Drinking with PSA

In advance of the holiday season, the Distilled Spirits Council and the National Association of Broadcasters are distributing a 30-second public service announcement (PSA) about responsible drinking to local television stations around the country.

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