Drunk America: Ranking the States by Their Blood-Alcohol Level (And How They Got so High)

Guzzling down drinks is easily one of the great American pastimes. According to a new study by Safe Home, our forefathers actually drank twice as much as we do, imbibing 5.8 gallons of delicious alcoholic beverages per person annually compared to the 2.3 gallons modern Americans drink on average now. If America loves drinking so much, which states are the drunkest and what’s causing their BAC to be so high? Like always, we’ve crunched the numbers so you don’t have to. Keep reading to discover the secrets of drunk America.

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Do you live in one of the drunkest states in America? Does your typical BAC reflect the findings in this study? Let us know in the comments!

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