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Cost of living: Average price of a pint up 9% in a year as inflation hits pubs

November 14, 2022

Via: Sky News

The average costs for pubs and brewers were up 22% at the end of the summer – before the colder months brought with them increased heating bills and rising inflation.

Rising costs are forcing businesses to pass on the costs to customers at the bar.

According to figures from the Office for National Statistics, those who drink bitter will be worst affected, with the price up by 8.97% in the last year (from £3.80 to £4.13).

The cost of lager is also rising, with an increase of 8.68% (from £3.23 to £3.52).

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