States Drinking the Most Beer

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10. Texas
> Per capita consumption among adults in 2019: 31.1 gallons of beer
> 5 yr. consumption change (2015-2019): -3.7% — 13th smallest decrease
> Beer tax rate: $0.20 per gallon — 20th lowest
> Adults reporting excessive drinking: 19.5% — 20th highest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 26.9% — 15th lowest

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8. Nebraska
> Per capita consumption among adults in 2019: 31.7 gallons of beer
> 5 yr. consumption change (2015-2019): -7.0% — 17th largest decrease
> Beer tax rate: $0.31 per gallon — 20th highest
> Adults reporting excessive drinking: 21.7% — 4th highest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 34.0% — 11th highest

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8. Nevada
> Per capita consumption among adults in 2019: 31.7 gallons of beer
> 5 yr. consumption change (2015-2019): -8.1% — 10th largest decrease
> Beer tax rate: $0.16 per gallon — 15th lowest
> Adults reporting excessive drinking: 19.3% — 22nd highest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 29.4% — 22nd lowest

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7. Maine
> Per capita consumption among adults in 2019: 33.1 gallons of beer
> 5 yr. consumption change (2015-2019): -3.2% — 11th smallest decrease
> Beer tax rate: $0.35 per gallon — 18th highest
> Adults reporting excessive drinking: 20.2% — 13th highest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 36.7% — 5th highest

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6. Vermont
> Per capita consumption among adults in 2019: 33.3 gallons of beer
> 5 yr. consumption change (2015-2019): -2.3% — 5th smallest decrease
> Beer tax rate: $0.27 per gallon — 23rd highest
> Adults reporting excessive drinking: 19.5% — 21st highest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 34.7% — 8th highest