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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.
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.
The Distilled Spirits Council’s 15th “Spirit of Mount Vernon” heritage dinner and rare spirits auction held last night on the lawn of Mount Vernon raised more than $300,000 for Mount Vernon. This brings the grand total for the history of this event to more than $4 million.
Stanford University President John L. Hennessy is to be commended for his desire to address incidents of alcohol abuse on campus. However, while well-intentioned, policies that single out distilled spirits but ignore beer or wine suggest that some forms of alcohol are “softer” than others.
The Distilled Spirits Council today commended the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) for modernizing its retail experience by launching LCBO.com, an online shopping portal that will allow consumers access to over 5,000 different products that they can then pick up or have delivered directly to anywhere in Ontario.
The beer industry's decision to include the ABV (alcohol by volume) on its products is a positive development, given the significant growth of high alcohol beers in the marketplace.
In what are sure to be the most sought after tickets of the political season, the Distilled Spirits Council and the Locust Street Group are partnering with The Wall Street Journal to co-host Monday night events at the national nominating conventions in Cleveland (Republicans) and Philadelphia (Democrats) this July.
The Distilled Spirits Council today expressed disappointment with the outcome of the UK vote to leave the European Union.
The Colorado Liquor Compromise (SB 197), which modernizes Colorado’s alcohol laws by allowing responsible, phased-in sale of spirits, wine and beer in grocery stores over the next 20 years, was signed today by Governor John Hickenlooper.
A major Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) survey released today reported that underage and binge drinking rates among high school students are at their lowest levels since the survey’s inception in 1991.
Over 40 distillers from across the country gathered June 7-8 in Washington, D.C. for the Distilled Spirits Council’s seventh annual Public Policy Conference.
With the third annual Negroni Week beginning June 6, it is evident the thirst for classic cocktails continues its march forward. This time, however, with a twist.