Can you really blame us though? It's cold here in Minnesota. Actually All the states in the top 5 have it relatively rough during the winter season. A study conducted by 24/7 Wall Street found that approximately 1 in every 5 Minnesotans over the age of 21 consumes alcohol excessively.
What is excessive you ask? Defined as binge, or heavy drinking 5+ drinks per day or 11-15 drinks per week.
So where does Minnesota fall on the list>>> 6th overall country wide
1. Illinois - 21.2 percent
2. Montana - 21.8 percent
3. Alaska - 22.1 percent
4. Wisconsin - 24.5 percent
5. North Dakota - 24.7 percent