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HFT 2063 Distilled Spirits & International Culture


Films on Demand 

This educational video database contains over 500 video segments on coffee, tea or other types of beverages. Some of the titles include:

  • A Nation of Drunkards: Prohibition
  • Rum Running
  • Whiskey: Addicted to Pleasure
  • Thirst for Profits: Selling Alcohol
  • Inside Saatchi & Saatchi: A Spirited Case Study
    (Brazilian Liquor)


Market and Industry Reports

Business Source Complete database:
At the main page, type in

  • "Distilled Spirits" and select Title for the search
  • Type in a particular kind of spirits (e.g., whisky, vodka, cocktail, etc.) 
  • Type in a spirits and add a keyword such as Scotch or Irish to find articles on a spirits from a specific country (or a region)

IBISWorld database: 

  • Distilleries in the US 
  • Wine & Spirits Wholesaling in the US 
  • Vodka Distilleries
  • Beer, Wine & Liquor stores in the US 
  • Whisky & Bourbon distilleries 
  • Excise tax on distilled spirits
  • Per capita expenditure on alcohol 


Library Catalog:
Industry reports on spirits in different countries and regions are available. Type in Spirits and select Journal Title  at the catalog. 

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