Special Report

How Much Beer Did the Average Person Drink in Every State


To identify the states that drink the most beer, 24/7 Tempo reviewed 2018 data from the Beer Institute on per capita consumption of beer (in gallons). Previous years consumption and the percent change in consumption between 2008 and 2018 also came from the Beer Institute.

Data on excessive drinking and driving deaths involving alcohol came from County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute joint program. Data on driving deaths and excessive drinking include all forms of alcohol and are not strictly limited to beer.

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