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Which Canadian Province Drinks The Most Alcohol?

We're only so friendly because we've been boozing it up.

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But can you guess which province consumes the MOST alcohol?

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    Alberta
    Via Big Rock Brewery
    Alberta
    Via Big Rock Brewery
    Newfoundland
    Via Molson Coors
    Newfoundland
    Via Molson Coors
    British Columbia
    Via Columbia Brewery
    British Columbia
    Via Columbia Brewery
    Nova Scotia
    Via Great Western Brewing
    Nova Scotia
    Via Great Western Brewing
    Manitoba
    Via Fort Garry Brewing
    Manitoba
    Via Fort Garry Brewing
    Quebec
    Via Dieu du Ciel
    Quebec
    Via Dieu du Ciel
    Ontario
    Via Steamwhistle Brewing Co.
    Ontario
    Via Steamwhistle Brewing Co.
    Prince Edward Island
    Via Gahan Brewing
    Prince Edward Island
    Via Gahan Brewing
    Saskatchewan
    Via Great Western Brewing
    Saskatchewan
    Via Great Western Brewing

Which Canadian Province Drinks The Most Alcohol?

You got: British Columbia is the ninth-thirstiest!

B.C. doesn't need alcohol to have a good time. After New Brunswick, this province sees the least alcohol consumption among its population, averaging 100.24 litres per person per year.

British Columbia is the ninth-thirstiest!
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You got: Alberta is the third-thirstiest!

Albertans like their alcohol, but they're only in third place. The province averages 115.68 litres of alcohol per person per year.

Alberta is the third-thirstiest!
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You got: Saskatchewan is the fourth-thirstiest!

Those Saskatchewanians come in fourth in alcohol consumption, averaging 107 litres of alcohol per person per year.

Saskatchewan is the fourth-thirstiest!
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You got: Manitoba is the sixth-thirstiest!

Nope, it's not Manitoba! The province averages 104.04 litres of alcohol per person per year.

Manitoba is the sixth-thirstiest!
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You got: Ontario is the eighth-thirstiest!

Ontario may have a lot of breweries and wineries, but it's not even close to the booziest province. It averages 100.35 litres of alcohol consumed per person per year.

Ontario is the eighth-thirstiest!
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You got: Quebec is the second-thirstiest!

Although Quebec consumes the most wine per capita by far (23.42 litres!), it's only in second place when it comes to all alcohol consumption, averaging 122.12 litres per person a year.

Quebec is the second-thirstiest!
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You got: Nova Scotia is the fifth-thirstiest!

Nova Scotians love to party, but they come in fifth in regards to drinking booze. The province averages 104.34 litres of alcohol per person per year.

Nova Scotia is the fifth-thirstiest!
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You got: Prince Edward Island is the seventh-thirstest!

Nope, it's not P.E.I. The province comes in seventh place with an average of 102.61 litres of alcohol per person per year.

Prince Edward Island is the seventh-thirstest!
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You got: Newfoundland is the thirstiest!

Correct! Newfoundland averages 127.06 litres of alcohol consumed per person per year. Broken down, that's 105.04 litres of beer, 9.56 litres of hard liquor, 8.62 litres of wine, and 3.84 litres of coolers.

Newfoundland is the thirstiest!
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Source: We added up the different alcohol consumption data from "Per Capita Consumption of Beer, Spirits, Wine, and Coolers, Based on Legal Drinking Age Population," from Beer Canada's 2012 Annual Statistics Bulletin.

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