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CO Bill Extending Alcohol To-Go to Support Struggling Hospitality Businesses Passes Legislature, Sent to Governor for Signature

The legislature passed a measure today extending alcohol and cocktails to-go for local distilleries, restaurants and bars in Colorado in an effort to support the state’s struggling hospitality industry during COVID-19. “Cocktails to-go has proved to be a valuable economic lifeline for hospitality businesses in Colorado,” said Chris Swonger, Distilled Spirits Council of the United […]

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Colorado Senators Priola and Bridges Introduce Alcohol To-Go Legislation to Support Businesses Struggling During COVID-19

Senators Kevin Priola and Jeff Bridges introduced bipartisan legislation this week to allow local distilleries, restaurants and bars in Colorado to sell alcohol and cocktails to-go in an effort to support the state’s struggling hospitality industry during COVID-19. “We greatly appreciate Senators Priola and Bridges for introducing legislation to allow cocktails to-go in Colorado,” said […]

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Rhode Island Governor Approves Mixed Drinks for Takeout

Statement by Distilled Spirits Council Vice President David Wojnar “The hospitality industry has been one of the hardest hit during COVID-19. The opportunity for Rhode Island’s restaurants to sell mixed drinks for takeout will be a valuable economic lifeline during this pandemic. This critical revenue stream will help support struggling hospitality industry workers, while providing […]

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Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board Approves Mixed Cocktails for Curbside Pick-Up and Delivery During COVID-19

Statement by Distilled Spirits Council Vice President Adam Smith “The hospitality industry has been one of the hardest hit during COVID-19. The opportunity for Washington’s restaurants to sell mixed drinks for carry-out will be a valuable economic lifeline during this pandemic. This critical revenue stream will help support struggling hospitality industry workers, while providing adult […]

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Governor DeSantis Considering Allowing Restaurants to Sell Distilled Spirits for Carry Out and Delivery Beyond COVID-19

Statement by Distilled Spirits Council Vice President Jay Hibbard “The hospitality industry has been one of the hardest hit during COVID-19. The opportunity for Florida’s restaurants to sell distilled spirits for carry-out and delivery has been a valuable economic lifeline during these past few weeks, but the negative impacts of this pandemic will be long-lasting. […]

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Irish Whiskey Category Soars in the United States

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This St. Patrick’s Day, more Americans will be toasting with a dram of high-end Irish Whiskey, according to the Distilled Spirits Council. With the booming consumer interest in brown spirits, Irish Whiskey has seen  substantial growth  over the last decade. In 2016, Irish Whiskey volumes were up 18.7 percent to 3.8 million cases and […]

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Fall Into Flavor with Tasty Harvest Cocktails from Leading Texas Mixologists

Harvest cocktails are a new trend that has adult consumers toasting the fall season with flavorful, new cocktails. Cocktail menus across Texas have transformed from light, fruity concoctions to spicier, woodsier offerings embodying the spirit of the harvest season. For instance, mixologists are replacing lighter spirits, such as gin and vodka, with darker spirits, like […]

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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. SB 298, the local-option brunch bill, had wide support as it passed unanimously through […]

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New Tequila Cocktails Spice up Cinco de Mayo

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tequila, once the drink less traveled, has moved beyond the traditional margarita and has taken center stage in new, exciting cocktails as well as a fine sipping spirit. “While the margarita is a staple and rightly so, Tequila cocktails travel far afield from the citrus groves,” said noted bartender David “Cowboy Dave” […]

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