PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – It is a surprising find for sure. Delaware, not sure Pennsylvania nor New Jersey, is in the top 10 of states that sold the most beer in 2011.
According to the Beer Institute, Delaware residents consumed 34.3 gallons of beer in 2011, good for #10 on the list of top selling beer states in the country.READ MORE: SEPTA Union Unanimously Approves Strike If Deal Isn't Reached
Pennsylvania and New Jersey did not even crack the top 10.
According to the report from the Beer Institute, Delaware is among the top 15 in the country for both binge drinking and heavy drinking.READ MORE: West Philadelphia Shooting Leaves 2 In Critical Condition, Police Say
In addition, the Beer Institute also said that beer consumption fell for a third straight year in 2011. Have no fear though, the Beer Institute says Americans still consumed 6.3 billion gallons of beer in 2011.
The top three beer selling states according to the Beer Institute? New Hampshire, North Dakota followed by Montana. To see the full list from the Beer Institute, click here.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Police Search For Gunman In Deadly Belmont Neighborhood Shooting