What's the Drunkest City in the U.S.? (Hint: It's Not New York.)

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Sure, New Yorkers like booze. But, according to a list composed by The Daily Beast, Bostonians like it a lot more. Boston continues its reign as the drunkest city in America with 20.1 percent of the population identified as "binge drinkers." New York, on the other hand, doesn't even rank in the top 20.

Where are people drinking these days? Milwaukee, apparently.

Other notable locations on the list include Philadelphia (#19), Omaha (#12), and Washington, D.C. (#9) -- all of which we would never have expected to beat New York at anything. There's always next year. [TDB via Eater]

Here are the Top 10 Drunkest Cities in the U.S.
1. Boston
2. Norfolk, Va.
3. Milwaukee
4. Charleston, S.C.
5. Austin, Texas
6. Hartford-New Haven, Conn.
7. New Orleans
8. Chicago
9. Washington, D.C.
10. Providence, R.I.

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RobertAllenFirth
RobertAllenFirth

Salt Lake City.  Hands down.  After the Utah Legislature gets through another session (which makes the Texas Legislature look like Sunday School), most Utahns head for the nearest grocery store for a good six-pack of 3.2% Coors.

John Erhart
John Erhart

kentucky {all that whiskey}!!! hahahah

Munirah Rimer
Munirah Rimer

Who Dat not drinking & partyin' in New Orleans????? c'mon now... we partying day & night, 365 days a year! This report is LAME

Vh Hurtado
Vh Hurtado

with the exception of SC they're all Blue states. Interesting

Laney Bizzle
Laney Bizzle

Their baseball team is the Red Sox. They NEED a drink.

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