Posted: Oct 12, 2012 3:04 PM by Kelly Orsini, NBC News
Updated: Oct 12, 2012 3:16 PM
Beer consumption in the U.S. has fallen for the third straight year.
That's according to the lobbying group "The Beer Institute," which says consumption has fallen by as much as 11 percent in some states since 2008.
Despite the drop, Americans still have a taste for the foamy beverage drinking some 6.3 billion gallons last year alone.
That turns out to be just over 28 gallons a year for every American of legal age.
The states with the lowest and highest per-capita consumption, Utah and New Hampshire.
PLEASE HELP US MODERATE COMMENTS
Offensive or inappropriate comments are subject to removal. To report a comment, please e-mail us at email@example.com, and include the name of the story and information on the comment.
Thank you! KSBY.com
Get deals up to 80% off here!
Find the lowest gas prices in your area
Submit your photos to KSBY
Check out our calendar of events
Save with Hot Deals across our counties!
Events across the Central Coast
Follow The CW5 on Facebook.
The KSBY online public file.
What do you think? Leave us your feedback.
KSBY is your official CA Lottery station for San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties