Gallup: "Beer continues to be Americans' preferred drink"

Discussion in 'Beer News' started by Todd, Aug 18, 2012.

  1. Todd

    Todd Founder (1,700) Colorado Aug 23, 1996 Staff Member Verified Subscriber

    In a new Gallup report conducted between July 9-12, 2012, 66% of Americans polled drink alcohol and beer continues to be their preferred drink at 39% (up 3% over 2011) vs. wine (35%) and spirits (22%).

    http://www.gallup.com/poll/156770/Majority-Drink-Alcohol-Averaging-Four-Drinks-Week.aspx

    There's a bunch of other stats on consumption rates and demographics, but here's their Bottom Line:
     
  2. MrDanno96

    MrDanno96 Savant (370) Ohio Aug 26, 2009

    They need to add a separate craft beer category to the poll. When craft beer beats out wine, then I will be impressed!