Last years pandemic proved that a lot of the country and certainly here in Idaho, we upped our drinking. We had a lot to deal with and the alcohol seemed to help us cope, or at least helped the extra time at home go faster. Nielsen compared 2019 online sales of alcohol to 2020 online alcohol sales and there was a staggering 262 percent increase. What kind of alcohol sold the most though?

Business Insider worked together with BARTENDr the social app. Together they analyzed liquor sales along with gathering and analyzing posts and photos of 700,000 users. At this point they took the info to determine the brands of liquor users around the country prefer depending on the state they live in. The result was a pretty interesting snap shot look at what each state likes to drink the most and boast about the most.

Whiskey overall was the most popular choice in 30 states. Which whisky was the top choice? One thing that was pretty interesting about Idaho is that we dont just have one favorite. Nope, Idaho had a three way tie, unlike any other state around us. The gem state not only likes to drink, we take our drinking seriously and we like to show off what we are drinking on Social Media. According to the study here are the top favorite and most popular liquors for Idaho and surrounding states.

California
Most popular liquor: Jack Daniel's

Colorado
Most popular liquor: Bacardi

Montana
Most popular liquor: Jack Daniel's

Nevada
Most popular liquor: Crown Royal

Oregon
Most popular liquor: Jose Cuervo

Utah
Most popular liquor: Jack Daniel's

Washington
Most popular liquor: Patrón

Wyoming
Most popular liquor: Fireball

Idaho
Most popular liquor: Fireball, Captain Morgan, and Jägermeister (tie)

 

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