The distilled spirits sector has
1.4 million jobs, generating
$150 billion in economic activity.

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The Distilled Spirits Council works diligently in the nation’s capital and at the local and state level to ensure the spirits sector is leading the discussion and setting the agenda with public officials and regulators.

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The distilled spirits sector achieved record sales and volumes in addition to continued market share gains in 2017. Supplier sales were up 4 percent, rising $1 billion to a record total of $26.2 billion.

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Over the past decade (2007-2017), corn used in U.S. spirits production increased 860% while rye used in U.S. spirits production increased 147%

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The Distilled Spirits Council’s Code of Responsible Practices for Beverage Alcohol Advertising and Marketing  embodies the commitment to responsibility that is the touchstone of our member company advertising practices

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Get to know Tequila

Over the past decade, tequila has shifted from the traditional frozen margarita to luxury tequila offerings served in artisan cocktails.

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New Poll Finds Consumers Prefer Distilled Spirits Over Beer, Wine: Preference for Cocktails Among Most Groups

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  A new Morning Consult survey, with a nationwide sample of more than 2,000 adults, finds that “a plurality of Americans prefer liquor drinks.” According to the poll, 39 percent of consumers prefer distilled spirits, either in a cocktail or straight, 32 percent prefer beer, 25 percent prefer wine. These findings reflect trends...

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August 14, 2018

Distilled Spirits Council Appoints New Top Finance Executive

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August 07, 2018

New Poll Finds Consumers Prefer Distilled Spirits Over Beer, Wine: Preference for Cocktails Among Most Groups

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