What your beer says about your politics

Posted: 23rd October 2012 by Aaron Hagen in Uncategorized
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I never knew there was a correlation between beer and politics.

That is, until Tuesday afternoon when a co-worker forwarded me this article.

So, being a Bud Light drinker, I found what that means for me.

Apparently, this means I have no particular political allegiance. “Maybe they’re one of the last nonpartisan consumer groups left. But don’t target these guys as swing voters: They tend not to turn out.”

I’d like to think I’m a nonpartisan consumer. But I will turn out. I’ll be sure to vote on Nov. 6.

That night will be kind of crazy around the office — much like working on a football Friday night when I was in sports — so there is a good chance a few Bud Lights will be consumed once I’m home.

The main article talks about a few beers, but clicking on a link takes you to an entire map.

On the left side is the scale is the voter turnout. Across the bottom is the Republican and Democrat skew.

It really is an interesting study.

Find your drink of choice. Then see how it matches up to your beliefs.

Is it accurate? Or is it way off?

Either way, it’s a good way to kill a few minutes — and brain cells.

  1. What a fun “beer map”! I’m a Blue Moon fan, and it’s fairly accurate about my political views except that my voter turnout index should be higher.

  2. Miller Williams says:

    I’d add the Trader Joe’s chain cheap $3 a sixer line of beers, Simpler Times, to go right up by Sierra Nevada for leftist liberal voter. All I ever see if those hipster schmucks drinking that dreck…