States Drinking the Most Beer

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50. Utah
> Per capita consumption among adults in 2019: 18.4 gallons of beer
> 5 yr. consumption change (2015-2019): -2.6% — 9th smallest decrease
> Beer tax rate: $0.41 per gallon — 14th highest
> Adults reporting excessive drinking: 12.2% — the lowest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 22.5% — 7th lowest

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49. Maryland
> Per capita consumption among adults in 2019: 19.2 gallons of beer
> 5 yr. consumption change (2015-2019): -9.0% — 5th largest decrease
> Beer tax rate: $0.55 per gallon — 7th highest
> Adults reporting excessive drinking: 16.6% — 11th lowest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 28.9% — 20th lowest

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48. Connecticut
> Per capita consumption among adults in 2019: 19.8 gallons of beer
> 5 yr. consumption change (2015-2019): -6.6% — 20th largest decrease
> Beer tax rate: $0.23 per gallon — 24th lowest
> Adults reporting excessive drinking: 17.1% — 15th lowest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 32.0% — 16th highest

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47. New Jersey
> Per capita consumption among adults in 2019: 20.5 gallons of beer
> 5 yr. consumption change (2015-2019): -4.7% — 19th smallest decrease
> Beer tax rate: $0.12 per gallon — 9th lowest
> Adults reporting excessive drinking: 18.1% — 22nd lowest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 21.9% — 6th lowest

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46. New York
> Per capita consumption among adults in 2019: 21.7 gallons of beer
> 5 yr. consumption change (2015-2019): -4.4% — 17th smallest decrease
> Beer tax rate: $0.14 per gallon — 12th lowest
> Adults reporting excessive drinking: 18.8% — 25th lowest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 20.9% — 3rd lowest