Special Report

States Drinking the Most Beer

 
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30. Alaska
> Annual per capita consumption: 26.0 gallons of beer
> Total beer consumption: 14.0 million gallons
> 5 yr. consumption change: -5.1%
> Bars and restaurants per 100,000 people: 196.4 (20th highest)
> Beer tax rate: $1.07 per gallon (2nd highest)

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29. Florida
> Annual per capita consumption: 26.3 gallons of beer
> Total beer consumption: 423.1 million gallons
> 5 yr. consumption change: +4.5%
> Bars and restaurants per 100,000 people: 169.5 (15th lowest)
> Beer tax rate: $0.48 per gallon (11th highest)

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28. Pennsylvania
> Annual per capita consumption: 26.4 gallons of beer
> Total beer consumption: 254.1 million gallons
> 5 yr. consumption change: -6.5%
> Bars and restaurants per 100,000 people: 186.7 (24th highest)
> Beer tax rate: $0.08 per gallon (5th lowest)

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27. Arizona
> Annual per capita consumption: 26.6 gallons of beer
> Total beer consumption: 135.6 million gallons
> 5 yr. consumption change: -1.4%
> Bars and restaurants per 100,000 people: 154.3 (5th lowest)
> Beer tax rate: $0.16 per gallon (15th lowest)

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26. Ohio
> Annual per capita consumption: 27.3 gallons of beer
> Total beer consumption: 234.7 million gallons
> 5 yr. consumption change: -6.9%
> Bars and restaurants per 100,000 people: 180.6 (24th lowest)
> Beer tax rate: $0.18 per gallon (17th lowest)

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