When examining beer consumption by state, it’s one thing to be beat by North Dakota, what with the influx of shale oil workers looking to unwind after a hard day in the oil field, but New Hampshire? According to this story at Marketwatch, those are your top three beer consuming states – New Hampshire, North Dakota, and Montana.
Is 40 gallons of beer a lot? That works out to be over 400 12-ounce cans of beer or 1.2 cans per day, per person. That figure of 20+ percent binge drinking isn’t good, though, there is some comfort in knowing there are 8 states where it’s higher.