The Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS) is the national trade association representing leading producers and marketers of distilled spirits products in the United States. DISCUS advocates on legislative, regulatory and public affairs issues that impact the distilled spirits sector, its adult consumers and its business partners at the local, state, federal and international levels; Promotes the distilled spirits sector, raising awareness and opening markets in the United States and around the globe; and Encourages responsible and moderate consumption of distilled spirits among those who choose to drink as part of a healthy adult lifestyle based on evidence-based research and policy.