THE NETHERLANDS. The average price for a glass of beer in a Dutch café or bar is approaching €2.50 a glass, the national statistics office CBS said on Tuesday.
A 30 cl glass of beer cost an average €2.43 in 2016, up from €2.38 in 2015. That same beer costs only €0.45 when purchased in a supermarket and consumed at home, the CBS said.
The €1.50 mark for a beer in a cafe was breached in 2002 and a glass of beer cost more than €2.00 for the first time in 2011.
While the cafe price has risen 72 cents on a 10 years ago, the price of a litre of beer in a supermarket has risen only 18 cents over the same period.
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