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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.

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Dec 14, 2016 07:52 PM

Boston City Council Rejects Massive New Hospitality Tax

The Boston City Council today rejected a substantial citywide tax increase on the sale of alcohol – beer, wine and spirits – that would have crippled Boston businesses.


Teen Drinking Rates at Historic Lows, Says 2016 Monitoring the Future Study

A major federal study released today reported that underage drinking rates among 8th, 10th and 12th graders declined significantly in 2016.

Dec 13, 2016 02:24 PM

Boston City Council Considering Yet Another Regressive Hospitality Tax

The Distilled Spirits Council today objected to the revived proposal for a substantial citywide tax increase on the sale of alcohol – beer, wine and spirits –which would give Massachusetts one of the highest sales taxes in the country.

Dec 08, 2016 02:27 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Encourages Responsible Holiday Season Drinking with PSA

In advance of the holiday season, the Distilled Spirits Council and the National Association of Broadcasters are distributing a 30-second public service announcement (PSA) about responsible drinking to local television stations around the country.

Dec 01, 2016 10:11 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Blasts Massive New Tax on Spirits in Governor’s Budget

The Distilled Spirits Council today blasted the massive new spirits tax proposed by Governor Kate Brown, calling the additional markup of 50 cents per bottle a stealth tax that unfairly targets Oregon’s consumers of distilled spirits.

Nov 14, 2016 09:37 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Showcases American Spirits in Shanghai

The Distilled Spirits Council hosted an American Whiskey tasting seminar and cocktail demonstration for local media and beverage industry executives in Shanghai on November 14. The event, which was held at 1515 West, Chophouse and Bar, highlighted the mixability and versatility of American Whiskeys and the characteristics that distinguish them from other whiskies from across the globe.

Nov 10, 2016 05:26 PM

Tax Reform for Spirits, Beer & Wine Should Be Lame Duck Priority

Now that 51 U.S. Senators and 284 U.S. Representatives are co-sponsoring the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, Congress should make passing tax reform for spirits, beer and wine a priority for the lame duck session, the Distilled Spirits Council said today.

Nov 10, 2016 05:24 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Showcases American Spirits in Hong Kong

The Distilled Spirits Council showcased American distilled spirits products at the Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Fair, which was held in Hong Kong from November 10-12. As one of the most promising markets for U.S. distilled spirits exports, the promotion in Hong Kong will showcase fine American spirits from 16 leading American distillers, including 12 small distillers to the growing market as well as serve as a gateway to the broader Asia-Pacific region. The Council’s promotion was


The Hill Names Council’s Naasz, Gorman & Culver Top Lobbyists for 2016

The Hill, one of Washington, D.C.’s premier publications covering the Administration, Congress and politics, named the Distilled Spirits Council’s Kraig R. Naasz, Mark Gorman and David Culver to its 2016 Association Top Lobbyists List.

Oct 28, 2016 08:33 PM

U.S. Trade Rep Visits Tennessee Distilleries; Touts Benefits of Trade to Spirits Sector

Distillers from across Tennessee gathered today in Nashville to discuss with United States Trade Representative Michael Froman the positive impact of international trade and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement on the U.S. distilled spirits sector and tour Nelson’s Greenbrier Distillery.

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