1800s | Highest Consumption Of Alcohol In America History

 

‘Events That Shaped Our Society’

 

Alcohol

Early 1800s | Alcohol consumption was 7 gallons of alcohol per year per drinker.

1900 to 1915 | Americans drank (2 gallons per year) the equivalent of 13 standard drinks per week.

1920 to 1933 | Prohibition years, alcohol consumption fell by 30%.

1933 | Prohibition was repealed.  Americans were drinking 70% more than in pre-prohibition years.

2018 | Americans consumed 6.3 billion gallons of beer (our favorite alcoholic beverage) , about 26.2 gallons per adult over 21 years of age.

2020 | Alcohol consumption 2.3 gallons per year.

 

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This series aims to visit chapters of our collective history.

As we navigate our lives at the speed of light, one may ponder about the efficacy of history as man’s supreme teacher.

With all the new pieces added to the game of life in the last decade(s); can we still trust the mechanics of past events to give the same results as we experienced in earlier days of our civilization?

 

 

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