Saturday, December 29, 2007

BEER PRICES SET TO RISE


Bad news for Britain's beer lovers. The cost of a pint of beer is set to rise to as much as £4 in the coming year. The rising prices of barley and hops are the main reason for the sharp price increases. In addition rising fuel costs and the price of metals used in the production of beer cans and kegs have also led to the increases. Beer kegs have now become so valuable that they are a prime target for thieves. On average over 60 million are stolen every year and melted down for their metal.

6 comments:

david santos said...

I wish you a good end of 2007 and a good year of 2008.

Palm Springs Savant said...

YIKES! Back when I lived in the Yew Kay, I was paying anywhere from 1.00 to 1.30 for a pint of lager. The really fancy places charges an alarming 1.50 to 1.80. wow times have sure changed.

Marsha said...

Oh no, not beer.

Naomi said...

Thanks David. Happy New Year to you too.

They certainly have Rick.

Yes I'm afraid so Marsha. Bad news for beer drinkers.

PD Warrior said...

Happy New Year, and bummer about the beer...

Naomi said...

Happy New Year to you too PD Warrior. Yes it's bad news about the beer. Hope you enjoyed your visit here.