( CNN) A lot of us drink. Too many of us drink a lot.
Worldwide, each person 15 years and older eats 13.5 grams of pure alcohol per day, according to the World Health Organization. Deeming that nearly half of the world doesn’t drink at all, that leaves the other half drinking up their share.
While the majority of the world drinkings alcohol, Americans favor brew. The Beverage Marketing Corp. tracks these things: In 2017, Americans guzzled about 27 gallons of brew( or 216 pints ), 2.6 gallons of wine and 2.2 gallons of spirits per drinking-age adult.