Majority in U.S. Drink Alcohol, Averaging Four Drinks a Week. Beer edges out wine by 39% to 35% as drinkers’ beverage of choice.
Men Still Prefer Beer; Women Still Prefer Wine…
The slight majority of male drinkers, 55%, say they most often drink beer, followed by liquor and wine at 21% and 20%, respectively. Female drinkers have an equally strong preference for wine, with 52% saying they most often drink wine and just over 20% favoring either liquor or beer.
Beer is the beverage of choice among both 18- to 34-year-olds and those aged 35 to 54, while adults aged 55 and older lean more toward wine.
Additionally, drinkers in the Midwest show the greatest preference for beer, while those in the East are the most likely to drink wine, as Gallup has found in prior years.
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by Lydia Saad via Majority in U.S. Drink Alcohol, Averaging Four Drinks a Week.