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

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

  1. Todd

    Todd Founder (1,685) Colorado Aug 23, 1996 Staff Member

    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 (390) 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!