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Photos: The Drunkest Cities in America, Including Denver

We recently posted about the ten Colorado counties with the drunkest drunk drivers -- and yes, Denver made the list. But how does the alcohol consumption in the Mile High City compare to other cities around the country. That was the question recently explored by WCBS5 in Boston. Using numbers crunched by The Daily Beast, the station ranked plenty of major metropolises, including this one. Where did Denver wind up? Count down the selections below -- and to check out the original post, click here.

See also: Photos: Ten Colorado Counties With the Drunkest Drunk Drivers

Number 1: Boston, Massachusetts

Photos: The Drunkest Cities in America, Including Denver

Average alcoholic drinks consumed by adults per month: 15.6

Percentage of population classified as binge drinkers: 20.1%

Percentage of population classified as heavy drinkers: 7.4%

Number 2: Norfolk, Virginia

Photos: The Drunkest Cities in America, Including Denver

Average alcoholic drinks consumed by adults per month: 15.1

Percentage of population classified as binge drinkers: 19.9%

Percentage of population classified as heavy drinkers: 5.2%

Number 3: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Photos: The Drunkest Cities in America, Including Denver

Average alcoholic drinks consumed by adults per month: 15.2

Percentage of population classified as binge drinkers: 18.9%

Percentage of population classified as heavy drinkers: 6.7%

Continue to keep counting down the drunkest cities in America. Number 4: Charleston, South Carolina

Photos: The Drunkest Cities in America, Including Denver

Average alcoholic drinks consumed by adults per month: 15.3

Percentage of population classified as binge drinkers: 17.3%

Percentage of population classified as heavy drinkers: 8.7%

Number 5: Austin, Texas

Photos: The Drunkest Cities in America, Including Denver

Average alcoholic drinks consumed by adults per month: 14.6

Percentage of population classified as binge drinkers: 18.4%

Percentage of population classified as heavy drinkers: 5%

Number 6: Hartford-New Haven, Connecticut

Photos: The Drunkest Cities in America, Including Denver

Average alcoholic drinks consumed by adults per month: 15.2

Percentage of population classified as binge drinkers: 16.5%

Percentage of population classified as heavy drinkers: 3.6%

Continue to keep counting down the drunkest cities in America. Number 7: New Orleans, Louisiana

Photos: The Drunkest Cities in America, Including Denver

Average alcoholic drinks consumed by adults per month: 15.1

Percentage of population classified as binge drinkers: 16.8%

Percentage of population classified as heavy drinkers: 5.4%

Number 8: Chicago, Illinois

Photos: The Drunkest Cities in America, Including Denver

Average alcoholic drinks consumed by adults per month: 15.0

Percentage of population classified as binge drinkers: 17.2%

Percentage of population classified as heavy drinkers: 6.1%

Number 9: Washington, D.C.

Photos: The Drunkest Cities in America, Including Denver

Average alcoholic drinks consumed by adults per month: 15.6

Percentage of population classified as binge drinkers: 14.5%

Percentage of population classified as heavy drinkers: 5%

Continue to keep counting down the drunkest cities in America. Number 10: Providence, Rhode Island

Photos: The Drunkest Cities in America, Including Denver

Average alcoholic drinks consumed by adults per month: 14.1

Percentage of population classified as binge drinkers: 17.6%

Percentage of population classified as heavy drinkers: 5.7%

Number 11: Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota

Photos: The Drunkest Cities in America, Including Denver

Average alcoholic drinks consumed by adults per month: 13.8

Percentage of population classified as binge drinkers: 18.1%

Percentage of population classified as heavy drinkers: 4.1%

Number 12: Omaha, Nebraska

Photos: The Drunkest Cities in America, Including Denver

Average alcoholic drinks consumed by adults per month: 13.6

Percentage of population classified as binge drinkers: 19.5%

Percentage of population classified as heavy drinkers: 5.9%

Continue to keep counting down the drunkest cities in America. Number 13: Baltimore, Maryland

Photos: The Drunkest Cities in America, Including Denver

Average alcoholic drinks consumed by adults per month: 14.7

Percentage of population classified as binge drinkers: 16.3%

Percentage of population classified as heavy drinkers: 4.8%

Number 14: Springfield, Massachusetts

Photos: The Drunkest Cities in America, Including Denver

Average alcoholic drinks consumed by adults per month: 13.6

Percentage of population classified as binge drinkers: 19.5%

Percentage of population classified as heavy drinkers: 9.2%

Number 15: Denver, Colorado

Photos: The Drunkest Cities in America, Including Denver

Average alcoholic drinks consumed by adults per month: 14.4

Percentage of population classified as binge drinkers: 16.8%

Percentage of population classified as heavy drinkers: 5.1%

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