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Ranked! States That Consume the Most Beer (Listed From Drunk to Blotto)

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If you’re anything like us, due to a global pandemic and a lot of extra time spent at home, you’ve probably imbibed more beer in the last two-plus years than any time you can remember before. Pilsners, lagers, stouts, pale ales, IPAs — you’ve probably been drinking it all. Don’t worry if your alcohol consumption has increased, everyone seems to be drinking more beer than usual. You’re definitely not alone.

Since tastes and drinking styles vary depending on where you live, the amount of beer imbibed is very different from state to state. According to, while the overall average brewski consumption of people over 21-years-old is 28.2 gallons per year, there are a handful of states that drink a lot more brews than the rest.

You’ll actually be surprised by some of the states on this list. You’ll also be shocked that places like New Jersey and New York are at the bottom of the list. Keep scrolling to see all of the drunkest states so you’ll finally know where to road trip for your next party.