The distilled spirits sector has
1.4 million jobs, generating
$150 billion in economic activity.
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.
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.
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%
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
Over the past decade, tequila has shifted from the traditional frozen margarita to luxury tequila offerings served in artisan cocktails.
The Distilled Spirits Council recently unveiled its 2017 Annual Report which highlights Council driven successes for the distilled spirits sector in advocacy, promotion and modernization.
"Socializing with friends over a drink are pleasurable pastimes enjoyed by millions of American adults. For those adults who choose to drink, they should do so in moderation and responsibly at all times."
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