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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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Results: 652 Article(s) Found.
Sep 23, 2014 07:03 PM

New Cardiology Study Cites Moderate Alcohol Consumption as a Healthy Lifestyle Behavior Associated with Reduced Heart Attack Risk

Washington, DC – Four out of five heart attacks may be prevented by following key healthy lifestyle behaviors including moderate alcohol consumption according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

Sep 09, 2014 10:30 PM

Statement on the Passing of Jim Rees, Former Mount Vernon President

The DISCUS Board of Directors noted today with great regret and sadness the passing of James C. Rees, the recently retired, long-time President of George Washington’s Mount Vernon.

Jul 17, 2014 07:26 PM

DISCUS Hosts Great American Whiskey Experience With U.S. Ambassador Kirk Wagar at the Residence in Singapore

Washington, D.C. – The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States today announced that it is sponsoring the Great American Whiskey Experience, an export promotion for local media and beverage industry executives in Singapore, with Ambassador Kirk Wagar at his Residence on July 23rd.

Jun 17, 2014 07:17 PM

DISCUS Statement in Response to Binge Drinking Study

Statement by Frank Coleman, SVP, Distilled Spirits Council, in response to the study, “Beverage and brand-specific binge alcohol consumption among underage youth in the United States,” in the Journal of Substance Use

Jun 12, 2014 08:23 PM

CDC National Youth Risk Behavior Survey: Teen Drinking Rates Reach Historic Low

WASHINGTON — A major CDC survey released today reported that underage drinking rates among 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders are at their lowest levels since the survey’s inception in 1991, according to the Distilled Spirits Council.

Jun 03, 2014 06:58 PM

South Carolina Final State in America to Pass Election Day Alcohol Sales

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Gov. Nikki Haley signed legislation yesterday officially ending South Carolina’s run as the last holdout in America to enforce a pre-Prohibition ban on Election Day alcohol sales.

May 20, 2014 03:18 PM

Agave Loco Joins Distilled Spirits Council

WASHINGTON, DC – The Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS) announced today that Agave Loco Brands of Highland Park, Illinois, a rapidly growing spirits producer has become the liquor industry organization’s 16th member. Agave Loco Brands’s portfolio includes Agave Loco Pepper-Cured Tequila, and its chief product RumChata, a rapidly growing rum cream brand.

May 16, 2014 08:46 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Showcases Over 16 U.S. Spirits Brands at U.S. Ambassador’s Residence in Austria

Vienna, Austria – The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States will participate in a major reception and tasting event at U.S. Ambassador Alexa Wesner’s private residence in Vienna on Thursday, May 22nd and will feature over 16 American Whiskeys and other brands of premium distilled spirits from small and large distillers from nine states across America.

May 06, 2014 02:13 PM

Edrington Joins the Distilled Spirits Council

WASHINGTON, DC — Edrington, the international premium spirits company, has become the 16th member of the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS), the organization announced today.

Apr 29, 2014 06:17 PM

Prichard’s Distillery Joins Distilled Spirits Council

WASHINGTON, DC – The Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS) announced today that Prichard’s Distillery of Kelso and Nashville, Tennessee, has become the first small distiller affiliate to rise to full membership in the trade association, which is composed of most major producers and marketers of distilled spirits in the United States.

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