Skip to comments.States That Drink the Most Beer
Posted on 10/12/2012 5:46:33 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement
Total consumption of beer in the U.S. has fallen for the third straight year, according to a report published by the Beer Institute, a beer lobbying group. Since 2008, total beer consumption has fallen by as much as 11% in some states. Americans still, however, consume a massive amount of the foamy beverage an estimated 6.3 billion gallons in 2011. Nationwide, 28.3 gallons of beer a year were consumed for every American of legal age.
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New Hampshire - Live Free or Die...or Drunk.
Whichever one joe Biden is visiting.
We are slipping..good thing election night will be here soon and I can contribute massive quantities to the total no matter who wins..
Massachusetts fell out of the top ten after Ted Kennedy died.
someone else must be drinking my and my wife’s 56.6 gallons, then.
Sorry Michigan, they’ve retired my number.
We could’a be a contender.
I’m originally from Delaware. We used to have to hit PA or MD to get any beer on Sunday. Beer is only sold in liquor stores as well, no gas stations or supermarkets.
Wisconsin is #1 in binge drinkers! Yay, we win.
> Pct. binge drinkers: 24.3% (the highest)
You can always keep practicing, I know I am.
I brew more than 50 gallons per year, but unfortunately I have a hard time drinking it all. Beer is such a wonderful beverage, though, doing without it is inconceivable.
I will help if you want.
I live in Dover, and I fondly remember my daughter and me driving to Marydel on a Sunday to get beer when we'd run out on a weekend. The trip was half the fun.
Give a man a beer and he's got a buzz for an hour. Teach a man to brew, and he's drunk for a lifetime.
Here one for you. Ok I since you are not here I will drink it for you.
That better be a really big draft if it is going to give me a buzz for and hour.
Considering that Old Joe was the one who scammed the FDR administration in the Scotch tariff, all is golden...
I hope the numbers are based on per capita consumption, as Delaware is a rather small state.
Yeah, we like our beer here in Vermont.
Ted was a Chivas Regal drinker. One observation about New Hampshire is probably true, a very large fraction of the beer purchased in New Hampshire is consumed in the state bordering it to the south.
It was a fun trip. Usually a group of us...hungover as well. If we partied in Wilmington, we’d hit PA. Party in Newark, we’d hit MD. Good memories.
Number 4? We need to try harder. Seriously, though, it’s hard to believe anyone is above Wisconsin.
When I logged on to FR I looked at the “Latest posts” page and saw in this order: (This thread) “States that drink the most beer” immediately followed by one titled “Let the leaks begin” ( http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2944081/posts )
He must be a BEARS fan.
I have been watching the movie you posted. That guy has tossed down 16 of those so far and STILL hasn’t fallen off his chair!
That is HILARIOUS!
Which also explains why Vermont is #7. New Hampshire has two advantages: (1)No sales tax, (2)Closer to the bigger cities in Massachusetts.
Well. don't forget there is no sales tax in Delaware. And it is next to NJ, PA, MD, and VA. Beer is not the only thing out-of-state folks buy in DE. Why do you think there is no sales tax here?
Sheesh, ‘creek. I’m doing my part. I’m going into my 46th season of beer drinking and I don’t think I’ve barfed beer in 26 years.
I just finished a Labatts Blue (I’m usually enjoying an IPA). Times are tight.
After lots of time with family in Medford,Abbotsford and Rice Lake
hard to believe Wi could be topped
Brats beer cheese and Packers
Only thing I don’t like is all the darn deer in the road
Heh, I know just what you mean.
Well. don’t forget there is no sales tax in Delaware. And it is next to NJ, PA, MD, and VA. Beer is not the only thing out-of-state folks buy in DE.
Actually, after I posted my comment, I though about that. It should have come to me sooner, as I live in MD, and we drive to DE to make home improvement purchases.
It is a bit out of the way for us, so driving there for a case of beer is not practical, but, if we are in Delaware for some big-ticket purchases, we swing by the liquor store if there’s room in the SUV.
PS: Here in the Peoples Republic of Maryland, the sales tax is 6%, while the tax on alcohol is 9%!
I was born & raised in NY State, and transferred here under the Big Blue Oval. I hated to have to figure anything other than necessities needed an extra 10% to buy anything when I left there 28 years ago. Here, what you see is what you pay. That used to be a great relief, but now I’ve become accustomed to it, it would be hard to move to another state now that my income is mainly SS and it doesn’t cover my essentials. Drinking & smoking is not, for a long time. Last beer, 1985; last smoke 1990; last steady job, 1992; first SS check, 1999.
As are the majority of the TV's,computers,watches,iPods,tires (remember tires?)...
No kidding...the book listing weekly AA meetings in this state reminds me of a phone directory. Those 'K-Mart size' liquor stores at interstate rest areas keep the booze flowing (although they don't sell beer).
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