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How Much Beer Did the Average Person Drink in Every State

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16. Kansas
> 2018 per capita beer consumption: 25.8 gallons (tied – 19th least)
> 10 yr. consumption change: -13.4% (23rd highest)
> Excessive drinking rate: 17.4% (17th lowest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 23.6% (7th lowest)

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17. Kentucky
> 2018 per capita beer consumption: 22.9 gallons (tied – 7th least)
> 10 yr. consumption change: -12.9% (21st highest)
> Excessive drinking rate: 15.8% (8th lowest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 27.3% (13th lowest)

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18. Louisiana
> 2018 per capita beer consumption: 28 gallons (22nd most)
> 10 yr. consumption change: -27.3% (the lowest)
> Excessive drinking rate: 18.5% (25th lowest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 34.4% (13th highest)

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19. Maine
> 2018 per capita beer consumption: 33.8 gallons (5th most)
> 10 yr. consumption change: +3.7% (2nd highest)
> Excessive drinking rate: 20.5% (12th highest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 37.4% (3rd highest)

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20. Maryland
> 2018 per capita beer consumption: 19.6 gallons (2nd least)
> 10 yr. consumption change: -23.1% (2nd lowest)
> Excessive drinking rate: 16.5% (10th lowest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 29.9% (24th lowest)

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