Nights are long, there's a chill in the air, seasonal cheer (and stress) is in high gear and at a seemingly endless string of holiday parties, the booze is flowing freely. Punch bowls and open bars abound at this time of year, and it seems a festive (or, again, stress-relieving) tipple is rarely more than a ladle away.
Per the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States, the distilled spirits industry makes a quarter of its yearly profits in the period between Thanksgiving and the New Year. How much are you helping 'em top that off?
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