Buckeyes certainly love their brew: The state of Ohio was ranked #7 in the nation for beer shipments in 2011 with 8.3 million shipments of 31-gallon barrels. Buckeyes ranked #21 in per capita consumption with 30.6 gallons purchased per legal-aged resident.
What states ranked #1? New Hampshire was first for beer consumption with 43 gallons per person; California ranked at the top for beer shipment. Learn all about the Beer Institute, the organization that put together these stats here.
The largest brewery in Ohio is located in Butler County at the Molson Coors Brewing Company with 111 acres and 600 workers in Trenton.