2014-06-06 09:46:00 by Metro Networks, Inc.
A new report says Oregon is above the national average when it comes to consumption of alcoholic beverages. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism says the average Oregonian drinks two-point-65 gallons of alcohol per year, good for 18th place among the 50 states and the nation's capital. The national average is two-point-33 gallons. New Hampshire has the highest rate of alcohol consumption with four-point-65 gallons per person, while Washington state is 35th with two-point-25 gallons.