Thursday, August 1, 2013
Gallup: Beer Popularity is Waning in the U.S.
According to Gallup, beer and wine are nearly tied in terms of preference among Americans who consume alcohol.
In 1992, preference for beer exceeded that of wine by 20 percentage points. Currently, beer leads wine 36% to 35%.
Gallup: Among U.S. Drinkers, Beer and Wine of Nearly Equal Popularity
"Young adult drinkers' alcoholic beverage preferences have changed dramatically over the past two decades. In the early 1990s, 71% of adults under age 30 said they drank beer most often; now it is 41% among that age group."
Slate: Beer Popularity is Waning