Right here Indiana ranks Indiana in beer consumption within the USA

The -19 pandemic and the resulting restrictions have changed alcohol consumption habits, including the shift in consumer preferences to wine and spirits. But beer is still a popular alcoholic drink in the United States

The average American adult consumed nearly 26 gallons of beer in 2020, which was about 3.2 gallons less than in 2010 but about the same as in 2016. Beer consumption tends to vary significantly across the country.

To determine which states drink the most and least beer in, Tempo checked around the clock annual per capita beer shipments data provided by Beer Marketer’s Insights, a specialist brewing industry publisher. We used broadcasts as a proxy for consumption.

In 2020, beer consumption per capita was the eleventh lowest in . The average resident drank 23.6 gallons, about 0.2 gallons less than in 2016.

The ’s five-year drop in per capita beer consumption of 0.8% was the second-smallest drop in the United States

The 10-year change in Indiana of 12.9% was the 16th largest drop in the country, compared to 27.1 gallons in 2010.

According to a report by the National Beer Wholesalers Association, there were 6,400 breweries in the US in 2019, producing the equivalent of more than 2.8 billion 24-container cartons of 12-ounce cans or bottles. Most of the beer people drink doesn’t come from where they might believe it – there are at least 10 “imported” beers that are actually brewed in the US

Status Beer shipments per adult 21+ in 2020 (gallons) 5 year change rank 10 year change rank
Maryland 18.5 -11.1% Fourth largest decline -22.9 Third largest decline
Connecticut 19.8 -7.0% 18th largest decline -12.8 18th largest decline
Utah 19.9 7.0% the biggest increase 2.6 the biggest increase
New Jersey 20.0 -6.5% 19th largest decline -13.0 14th largest decline
Rhode Island 20.1 -14.5% the biggest drop -26.6 the biggest drop
new York 20.2 -10.6% Sixth largest decline -13.3 13th largest decline
Massachusetts 21.5 -10.8% Fifth largest decline -18.6 Sixth largest decline
Georgia 23.0 -8.4% 10th largest decline -12.9 17th largest decline
Kentucky 23.1 -5.3% 18th smallest decrease -6.5 9. smallest decrease
West Virginia 23.3 -4.5% 16. smallest decrease -11.1 23rd smallest decrease
Indiana 23.6 -0.8% Second smallest decline -12.9 16. largest decline
Michigan 23.6 -8.2% 12th largest decline -14.2 12th largest decline
Arkansas 23.9 -1.6% 5. smallest decrease -10.5 22. smallest decrease
Virginia 24.2 -4.0% 11. Smallest decline -12.3 23rd largest decline
Tennessee 24.2 -5.5% 19th smallest decrease -9.4 18th smallest decrease
California 24.7 -3.1% 8. smallest decrease -7.5 13. Smallest decrease
Pennsylvania 24.9 -7.8% 14th largest decline -15.6 10th largest decline
Idaho 25.0 -6.4% 20th largest decline -15.3 11th largest decline
Ohio 25.5 -9.9% 7th largest decline -18.5 7th largest decline
25.6 -4.8% 17. Smallest decrease -9.5 21. Smallest drop
North Carolina 25.8 0.4% the smallest increase -6.5 10. smallest decrease
Alaska 26.0 -4.4% 14. Smallest decrease -8.8 15th smallest decrease
Illinois 26.1 -7.8% 15th largest decline -12.7 19th largest decline
Missouri 26.6 -7.3% 16. largest decline -16.9 Ninth largest decline
Hawaii 26.7 -12.5% Third largest decline -11.9 24th largest decline
Oklahoma 26.8 3.9% Second largest increase -6.6 11. Smallest decline
Arizona 27.0 -0.4% the smallest decrease -12.6 20th largest decline
Minnesota 27.1 -5.9% 21. Smallest drop -6.2 7. smallest decrease
Kansas 27.4 3.4% Third largest increase -5.2 5. smallest decrease
Delaware 27.4 -9.9% 8th largest decline -20.6 Fourth largest decline
New Mexico 27.7 -4.5% 15th smallest decrease -17.6 8th largest decline
Oregon 27.7 -9.5% Ninth largest decline -11.5 24. smallest decrease
Washington 27.8 -1.1% 3. smallest decrease -9.4 19th smallest decrease
Louisiana 28.1 -7.3% 17th largest decline -19.3 Fifth largest decline
Colorado 28.4 -1.7% 6. Smallest decrease -6.9 12. Smallest decrease
Alabama 28.7 -4.3% 12. Smallest decrease -5.9 6. Smallest decrease
Nevada 28.8 -14.3% Second largest decline -23.2 Second largest decline
Wyoming 30.0 1.7% Second smallest increase -11.8 25th largest decline
Iowa 30.9 -5.5% 20th smallest decrease -12.5 21st largest decline
Nebraska 31.3 -8.2% 11th largest decline -12.3 22nd largest decline
Mississippi 31.5 -2.2% 7. smallest decrease -9.0 17. Smallest decrease
Texas 32.0 -1.5% 4. Smallest decrease -8.0 14. Smallest decrease
Wisconsin 32.3 -8.0% 13th largest decline -12.9 15th largest decline
South carolina 32.5 2.8% Fourth largest increase -3.3 Second smallest decline
Maine 32.5 -3.8% 9. smallest decrease 0.3 the smallest increase
Vermont 33.9 1.8% 3. smallest increase -3.7 4. Smallest decrease
North Dakota 37.2 -4.4% 13. Smallest decrease -9.5 20th smallest decrease
South Dakota 37.3 -3.9% 10. smallest decrease -3.4 3. smallest decrease
Montana 41.0 2.2% 4. Smallest increase -1.2 the smallest decrease
New Hampshire 41.4 0.0% No change -6.3 8. smallest decrease

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