Which State Drinks The Most (And Least) Beer?

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On a day when the underlying reason for celebration in the US is often washed away by a few gallons of alcohol, we thought it timely to see just which states are the biggest soaks. It is likely no surprise that Utah is the driest state but the top 4 states seem head and shoulders above the rest with North Dakota topping the list at 45.8 gallons of beer per capita per year (or an average of just over 1 pint per day - which seems very reasonable?).

 

 

Only 4 states have seen consumption per capita rise in the last 5 years - Vermont (+8.34%), North Dakota (+7.5%), Maine (+3.45%) and New Hampshire (+0.34%) - while Nevada (-16.42%), Washington (-15.24%), and Florida (-15.01%) are sobering up the fastest...

 

Source: Bloomberg