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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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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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The Distilled Spirits Council to Host Great American Whiskey Experience in India

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 Delhi and Mumbai, India, the week of December 14.


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.


Distilled Spirits Council Calls on MBTA to Allow Alcohol Advertisements

The Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS), representing distillers of all sizes, called on the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) to lift the ban on alcohol advertisements.


Hospitality Coalition Calls on City Council to Reject Drink Tax Proposal

The Boston City Council should consider the $10 million in lost sales and 130 hospitality jobs that would be destroyed by imposing a new city-wide drink tax, according to the No Boston Drink Tax coalition.


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.


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.


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.


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​


Distilled Spirits Council Sponsors Germany Export Promotion

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States today announced that it is sponsoring an export promotion initiative in Berlin, Germany on October 6 and 7 for over 30 small and large distillers, designed to showcase American distilled spirits products in one of Europe’s most important markets.


Distilled Spirits Council Showcases American Whiskeys for EU Officials and Diplomats in Brussels, Belgium

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States, along with famed New York mixologist Christy Pope, U.S. Ambassador to Belgium Denise Campbell Bauer, and U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Anthony Gardner will host a “Tasting Seminar on Fine U.S. Whiskeys” for European Union officials and dignitaries as well as local media and beverage industry executives.

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