America’s drinking habits shown through map, states with most bars per capita

Fascinating how it seems to be a function of north-ness… lol

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Every country has its own claim to fame when it comes to alcohol. Ireland is still riding its success with Guinness and Germany has Oktoberfest. China’s bailjiu accounts for more than one-third of all spirits consumed in the world and in 2012 Moldova was declared the country with the highest average alcohol consumption per capita.

America’s drinking habits aren’t anything to be belittled, either. According to a recent Washington Post article, “the top 10 percent of American drinkers – 24 million adults over age 18 – consume, on average, 74 alcoholic drinks per week. That works out to a little more than four-and-a-half 750 ml bottles of Jack Daniels, 18 bottles of wine, or three 24-can cases of beer. In one week.”

So where are these heavy drinkers likely to hang out? FindTheHome crunched the numbers in order to find out which states have the most bars per…

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