States Drinking the Most Beer

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5. Wisconsin
> Per capita consumption among adults in 2019: 33.6 gallons of beer
> 5 yr. consumption change (2015-2019): -6.1% — 25th smallest decrease
> Beer tax rate: $0.06 per gallon — 3rd lowest
> Adults reporting excessive drinking: 24.2% — the highest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 36.2% — 6th highest

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4. South Dakota
> Per capita consumption among adults in 2019: 36.6 gallons of beer
> 5 yr. consumption change (2015-2019): -5.7% — 23rd smallest decrease
> Beer tax rate: $0.27 per gallon — 22nd highest
> Adults reporting excessive drinking: 19.0% — 25th highest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 36.7% — 4th highest

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3. North Dakota
> Per capita consumption among adults in 2019: 37.5 gallons of beer
> 5 yr. consumption change (2015-2019): -8.1% — 11th largest decrease
> Beer tax rate: $0.45 per gallon — 12th highest
> Adults reporting excessive drinking: 24.1% — 2nd highest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 43.2% — 2nd highest

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2. New Hampshire
> Per capita consumption among adults in 2019: 39.0 gallons of beer
> 5 yr. consumption change (2015-2019): -8.9% — 7th largest decrease
> Beer tax rate: $0.30 per gallon — 21st highest
> Adults reporting excessive drinking: 20.7% — 11th highest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 30.5% — 21st highest

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1. Montana
> Per capita consumption among adults in 2019: 39.8 gallons of beer
> 5 yr. consumption change (2015-2019): -2.5% — 7th smallest decrease
> Beer tax rate: $0.14 per gallon — 11th lowest
> Adults reporting excessive drinking: 20.9% — 10th highest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 45.1% — the highest