Average price of a pint of beer passes £3 mark

15 April 2013 by
Average price of a pint of beer passes £3 mark

The average price of a pint has now passed the £3 mark for the first time according to new figures from the Campaign for Real Ale (Camra).

The average price of a pint in February was £3.03, 12p higher than it was in February 2012. That represents a rise of nearly 4%.

Lager rose by 4.1% and the cost of an average pint in February 2013 was more expensive, at £3.21.

Cider also increased 4% to £3.24 over the period.

The change in the cost of a pint by region:

Scotland: +34p to £3.24
Northern Ireland: +30p to £3.30
Yorkshire: +23p to £2.95
South West: +16p to £3.10
South East: +14p to £3.22
East Midlands: +11p to £2.92
Eastern England: +10p to £3.15
London: +7p to £3.31
North West: +5p to £2.69
North East: +4p to £2.88
West Midlands: +2p to £2.72

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