With jungle juice, keg stands, beer bongs, bottomless brunches, 2,500+ breweries, and red Solo cups to its credit, the United States could teach a doctorate course in alcohol exceptionalism. However, the most powerful nation in the world isn't actually the booziest. In fact, even Canada blows a higher BAC than the U-S of A.
The booziest country in the world? That (dis)honor belongs to none other than Mother Russia and nearby neighbors.
According to the World Health Organization’s alcohol consumption map, shown below, Russians, Ukrainians and Belarusians take part in the riskiest drinking patterns. Portugal, Grenada, and Andorra come next, with each nation drinking at least an average of 12.5 liters per adult (meaning someone over the age of 15).