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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.

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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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Jun 08, 2016 08:16 PM

Distillers Visit Capitol Hill to Lobby on Tax and Trade Issues

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.


The Craft Cocktail Renaissance Makes Way for Classic Gin Creations with a Twist

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.

May 11, 2016 06:34 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Lauds Alcohol Modernization as a Win for Colorado Consumers

The Distilled Spirits Council today praised the Colorado Legislature for passing compromise legislation (SB 197), which modernizes Colorado’s alcohol laws by allowing the sale of spirits, wine and beer in grocery stores.

Apr 11, 2016 04:25 PM

The Distilled Spirits Council Announces its Spring 2016 American Whiskey Trail Media Tour

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States announces its Spring 2016 American Whiskey Trail (AWT) media tour April 24 - 29.

Apr 07, 2016 01:48 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Offers Free Alcohol and Moderation Brochure for Alcohol Awareness Month

The Distilled Spirits Council is marking Alcohol Awareness Month by offering adult consumers a free brochure featuring important information about alcohol consumption and the adult diet.


White House Official Meets with Washington State Distillers to Highlight Benefits of International Trade

Small distillers from across Washington state gathered today at Westland Distillery in Seattle to meet with White House Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Cabinet Secretary Gaurab Bansal to discuss the positive impact of international trade and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement on the U.S. distilled spirits sector.


Distilled Spirits Council of the United States Hosts ‘Great American Whiskey Experience’ in South Africa April 12 and 14

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (the Council), will host the 'Great American Whiskey Experience', one-of-a-kind tasting seminars in Cape Town (April 12) and Johannesburg (April 14) for South African importers, distributors and retailers. The Council will also co-host an American Whiskey Reception at the U.S. Ambassador’s residence on April 13.

Mar 30, 2016 02:51 PM

West Virginians Can Now Enjoy Cocktails During Sunday Brunch

West Virginians can now enjoy a Bloody Mary during their Sunday brunch following legislation signed yesterday by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today that changed the on-premise serving hours for alcohol from 1 p.m. to 10 a.m., if approved by local option.


Forget Green Beer; Irish Whiskey is Booming

In 2015, super premium Irish Whiskey grew 54.4 percent, while high end premium Irish Whiskey rose 13.7 percent. This trend continues the impressive growth of the Irish Whiskey category with high end and super premium Irish Whiskeys growing a staggering 589 percent and 3,054 percent, respectively, since 2002.

Mar 01, 2016 06:23 PM

Jim Clerkin Elected Chair of the Distilled Spirits Council

The Distilled Spirits Council at its annual members meeting on February 25, 2016, elected Moët Hennessy North America CEO Jim Clerkin Chair of the national trade association, which represents the makers and marketers of distilled spirits sold in the United States. Clerkin succeeds Campari America Chairman Gerard (Gerry) Ruvo, who has chaired the Council since 2013.

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