It Takes a Nation of Drunkards to Hold Us Back.

Big Beer-Per-Year Keg

Burlington, VT freelance graphic designer Jess Bachman’s The Art of Information blog converts statistical facts about American culture into picturesque visualizations. This piece, above, makes comprehensible the quantity of suds gulped down each year by thirsty USA-ers—50 billion pints, more per capita than any nation on Earth. I mean, check out the size of that Boeing 747, in comparison. Hey, Sully: Try landing your plane on this.


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#1 Lee on 01.29.09 at 1:40 pm

Wait a min. I teach English in Prague, CZ. They claim to be the per-capita champs of beer-drinking. Er… let me find that article.

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