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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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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.
Nov 04, 2015 07:02 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Showcases American Whiskeys in Growing Colombian Market

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States today announced that it is organizing a tasting seminar of fine U.S. whiskeys and a cocktail demonstration to highlight the mixability and versatility of U.S. whiskeys for local media and beverage industry executives in Bogota, Colombia on Wednesday, November 18th, 2015.

Oct 30, 2015 04:24 PM

The Hill 2015 Top Association Lobbyists List Includes Two from Distilled Spirits Council

The Hill, one of Washington D.C.’s premier publications covering Congress, the Administration and politics, named two Distilled Spirits Council lobbyists on its 2015 Association Top Lobbyists List. Mark Gorman, Senior Vice President, Office of Government Relations, and David Culver, Vice President, Office of Government Relations, were the only lobbyists included who represent beverage alcohol associations.​

Oct 26, 2015 04:09 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Promotes Moderation in Official MLB World Series Program

The Distilled Spirits Council announced today that a new moderation ad will appear in the Official 2015 Major League Baseball World Series Program set to go on sale this week.

Oct 14, 2015 03:24 PM

DISCUS Hosts 14th Annual “Spirit of Mount Vernon” Industry Heritage Dinner and Rare Auction

The Distilled Spirits Council’s 14th annual “Spirit of Mount Vernon” heritage dinner and rare spirits auction held last night on the lawn of Mount Vernon raised over $380,000 for Mount Vernon and $50,000 for the Wounded Warriors Family Support Program. This brings the grand total for the history of this event to nearly $4 million.

Oct 13, 2015 05:26 PM

Scottish Distillers Return to George Washington’s Distillery to Preview Rare Single Malt Produced in 2012

Raising a glass to celebrate the Scottish heritage of American distilling, three of Scotland’s top distillers today joined with a representative of the Scottish Government, Mount Vernon, the Distilled Spirits Council and the Scotch Whisky Association in previewing the first-ever Scottish-style Single Malt made at George Washington’s Distillery.

Oct 12, 2015 05:39 PM

MGP Joins Distilled Spirits Council

The Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS) and MGP (Nasdaq: MGPI) today jointly announced that the Atchison, Kansas-based company is joining the national trade association for producers and marketers of distilled spirits sold in the United States.

Oct 01, 2015 08:15 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Appoints Kraig R. Naasz New President/CEO

The Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS), representing America’s leading distillers, today announced the selection of Kraig R. Naasz, 55, the current head of the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) as its new President and CEO. Naasz succeeds Dr. Peter H. Cressy, who has successfully guided DISCUS for the past 16 years, during which time the spirits industry increased its market share by 22%, and supplier revenues more than doubled from $10.7 billion annually to over $23 billion. The appointmen​

Aug 17, 2015 04:23 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Names Kelley McDonough New York-based Director of Public Relations

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS), representing over 135 distillers of all sizes, announced today the appointment of Kelley McDonough as its new Director of Public Relations, based in New York.


The New Beverage Barons

At Huber Winery, a Family Fun Park "We always understood that not everybody drinks alcohol," says Ted Huber, president, Huber Orchard & Vineyard and Starlight Distillery.

Jun 10, 2015 03:31 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Urges House to Pass TPA

The Distilled Spirits Council, representing over 100 distillers of all sizes, today urged the House to pass Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which will further open markets for U.S. distilled spirits exports.​

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