The Price Of Beer? It Depends On What Country You Are In

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For some beer drinkers, beer is best when it's cheap. It's even better when it's free like when someone else is buying. When you are at a sporting event or concert (remember those?) and you want a beer you'll pay however steep the rate is at any given venue. If the price of a beer determines whether or not you imbibe, here's some helpful information.

According to the World Beer Index 2021 the least expensive beer (standard measurement of 330ml or 11.159 ounces) is $1.69 per bottle and can be found in South Africa. The most expensive beer in the world is sold in Qatar is $11.26 per the same size container. The Muslim country's ranking is also due to the country introducing a 100% tax on imported beer in advance of the 2022 World Cup and visitors must buy a beer drinking permit. In China the price ranges from $13.61 in a hotel to $1.81 at the supermarket. In The United States the average price is $4.75 per beer.

Want some other interesting beer facts? Germans spend more on beer than anyone else in the world; an average of over $1,907 per person per year. The Czech Republic has the highest consumption rate of 468 beers per person per year.

For a look at beer prices around the globe visit the World Beer Index 2021 visit

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