Alabama beer tax is the third-highest in the nation


[lin_video src=×9&auto_next=1&auto_start=0&div_id=videoplayer-1371681416&height=480&page_count=5&pf_id=9624&show_title=1&va_id=4102902&width=640&windows=2 service=syndicaster width=640 height=480 div_id=videoplayer-1371681416 type=script]BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Alabama certainly knows how to get the most from a tall cold beer.

The state has the third-highest beer tax in the nation.

According to the Tax Foundation, Alabama beer drinkers pay 59 cents for every six pack they buy.

That averages out to about $1 for every gallon.

Tennessee has the highest tax at 66 cents per six pack, followed by Alaska at 60 cents.

Missouri is the state with the lowest tax on beer, charging a measly 6 cents per gallon of beer.

A full map of the nation’s beer taxes can be found by clicking this link.

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