It's shocking, but true.

National trade organization The Beer Institute has concluded via research that not only did Americans of legal drinking age consume an average of 300 beers last year, but also, the states in which the thirstiest beer drinkers live.

Despite our reputation for "passing a good time," Louisiana didn't make the list of the top ten beer-loving states. According to the Huffington Post, The Beer Institute found that North Dakota is home to the thirstiest of the thirsty, whereas Utah ranks last.

Click here to find out what other states made the list, and remember: this information is based only on consumption by those people of legal drinking age.