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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: 794 Article(s) Found.
Aug 04, 2017 07:26 PM

Hospitality Sector Drives U.S. Employment as DOL Reports More Than 200,000 New Jobs in July

The Distilled Spirits Council and American Beverage Licensees hailed today’s Department of Labor (DOL) jobs report attributing the largest portion of the growth in employment to the food and drinks sector.​


Distilled Spirits Council and Tales of the Cocktail Partner on Moderation at Spirits Festival in New Orleans

The Distilled Spirits Council today announced a new partnership with Tales of the Cocktail to promote moderation messages during the week long spirits festival in New Orleans.

Jul 10, 2017 01:21 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Appoints Top Financial Executive as CFO

The Distilled Spirits Council today announced it has named long-time, Washington, D.C., not-for-profit financial executive Kevin Smith, CPA/MBA, as senior vice president of finance and administration.

Jul 07, 2017 09:00 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Says Potential EU Retaliation Threat Against Bourbon Would Be Misguided

The Distilled Spirits Council today issued the following statement in response to news reports regarding the European Union’s potential trade retaliation against some U.S. whiskey products in the context of actions the Trump Administration may be considering relative to aluminum and steel imports.

Jul 06, 2017 04:38 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Public Policy Conference Yields Immediate Results

More than 45 distilled spirits producers from across the country recently visited Washington, D.C., as part of the eighth annual Public Policy Conference hosted by the Distilled Spirits Council and significantly advanced the policy agenda of the beverage alcohol sector.


Five Tips for Hosting Responsible Summer Celebrations

With the July 4th holiday around the corner and the outdoor entertaining season kicking into high gear, the Distilled Spirits Council is sharing tips for hosting responsible summer celebrations.

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.

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