Boston is America's drunkest city... again

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BOSTON (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) Boston has received an unusual accolade for the second year in a row.

The Daily Beast has dubbed the Hub the drunkest city in America once again for 2012.

According to the Daily Beast, adult Bostonians consume 15.6 alcoholic drinks on average a month. That is up by .1 from 2011. They also claim that 20.1-percent of the population is classified as "binge drinkers" and 7.4-percent is classified as heavy drinkers.

Springfield and Providence also made the top 25. Springfield is listed as the 14th drunkest city and Providence is listed as 10th.

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