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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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The History Channel® Presents “Distilleries” On Modern Marvels on August 4th at 10 pm ET/PT

July 28, 2004 08:00 PM
The Distilled Spirits Council announces an exciting new program by The History Channel that highlights the many details that go into producing your favorite spirit. Modern Marvels: “Distilleries” airs on The History Channel on Wednesday, August 4th at 10:00 pm ET/PT. Master Distillers from America’s leading brands are interviewed to discuss the many facets of their profession. Their senses of sight and smell play significant roles in their daily distilling routines as footage will show from such distilleries as Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Laphroaig, Tormore, Glendronach, Sauza and Beefeater. Modern Marvels: “Distilleries” will also explore the business of distilling spirits from an artisan and scientific perspective. Different techniques used for making a mash; cooking the grains; and aging the final product are just a few examples of the many areas the program will examine. Through the eyes, nose and taste of top spirits experts, learn how vodka, gin, tequila, scotch, rum and bourbon are produced. Editors Note: Viewers should check local listings as well as the History Channel website ( every week to be confirm the air date. The network has changed air dates as close as one week before an originally scheduled date. CONTACT: Frank Coleman or Shawn Starbuck Kelley Telephone: 202-682-8840 or 718-638-4345 SCROLLER Publication Name: Publication Author:


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