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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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Results: 162 Article(s) Found.
Jun 15, 2017 11:01 AM

Distillers Storm Capitol Hill

More than 45 distilled spirits producers from across the country are gathering in Washington, D.C., June 20-21 for the eighth annual Public Policy Conference hosted by the Distilled Spirits Council.

Jun 03, 2017 08:22 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Statement on NFL Announcement Accepting Distilled Spirits Ads

“This is welcomed news but not too surprising given spirits companies have partnered with individual NFL teams, and other major professional sports leagues began accepting spirits advertising more than a decade ago,” said Distilled Spirits Council President & CEO Kraig R. Naasz. “Adult fans realize alcohol is alcohol and our responsible spirits sports marketing has been met with broad public acceptance.”

May 04, 2017 06:59 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Urges Governor Scott to Sign “Take Down the Wall” Legislation

The Distilled Spirits Council, the national trade association representing producers and marketers of distilled spirits sold in the United States, today urged Governor Rick Scott to sign SB 106, legislation that would allow spirits sales in larger retail locations such as grocery stores and big-box retailers.​

May 04, 2017 06:10 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Applauds Governor Hogan for Expanding Spirits Sales in Montgomery County, Maryland

The Distilled Spirits Council today applauded Maryland Governor Larry Hogan for signing legislation to allow expanded spirits sales in Montgomery County, Md.


Luxury Tequilas on the Rise: Tequila No Longer Just Cinco de Mayo Treat

The tequila category has seen substantial growth, particularly in its high-end offerings. While tequila volumes in the U.S. have grown an average rate of 5.8 percent per year, much of the growth is powered by the rise of high-end and super premium tequila. High-end and super premium saw an increase of 706 percent and 292 percent, respectively, since 2002.

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.

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