Many of us will be celebrating tonight with a bit of the bubbly. More alcohol is consumed in December than any other month of the year, hardly a surprise. The chart below shows yearly alcohol sales in the US, the spikes are December:
Where are the heaviest drinkers in America?
The biggest drinkers are in New England and the Wisconsin, both cold areas. Much of the Bible Belt is light on alcohol consumption as well as the heavily Mormon states of Utah and Idaho.
Some researchers believe the farther an area is from the equator the more booze is consumed. From this map of world alcohol consumption that appears to be true, with a few notable exceptions like Australia:
We’ve always known the Russians like their vodka.