No. 10 Biggest Beer Drinker: Nebraska
Gallons sold per capita: 25.2
Population of legal drinking age: 1,286,989
State excise taxes collected on malt beverages: $14,262,312
A nascent craft beer market is budding in Nebraska; the state so far has about 15 brewers, according to the Beer Institute. The state has also hosted a few beer festivals in recent years, including the Great Nebraska Beer Fest, which began in 2009, and the Omaha Beer Fest, which just held its inaugural event in May.