Study: Hipsters driving up price of beer
Here’s another reason to be annoyed at hipsters: They’re driving up the price of beer.
A recent study has found that the price of low- and mid-range beers has been climbing at U.S. bars and restaurants. And the guy who oversaw the study for Massachusetts-based research firm Restaurant Sciences said he thinks the popularity of Pabst Blue Ribbon could be the cause.
Pabst Blue Ribbon, a low-cost beer that has become a popular choice of the bearded, skinny-jeans wearing crowd, is a key reason the price of sub-premium beers has climbed 6.8% in the last seven months, Ellis told the New York Daily News.
“I believe the single biggest driver in sub-premium beer price increases is indeed specifically PBR,” Ellis said. “It…
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