One of the most widely consumed alcoholic drinks, beer is loved by people of all age groups. It’s refreshing taste, bubbly feel, cooling effect and mood boosting capabilities are among the key reasons why people prefer beer. When measured in volume, consumption of beer is way ahead in comparison to other alcoholic beverages such as whisky, wine, vodka, rum, gin, etc.
The craze for beer is so much that people are often looking for the best deals available in the market. It pops-up the question as to where in the world can you get the cheapest beer. Answer to that is already available via a large study conducted this year. Here’s a quick look at locations with cheapest beer. Rates are given in US dollars and each unit is a 330 ml can/bottle of beer.
Accra – Average beer price in Ghana’s capital Accra is $2.05 per unit. Hotels charge $3.41 whereas supermarket rates are much cheaper at $0.68 per unit.
Sarajevo – Capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo has average beer price of $1.96. While hotels charge $3.13, rates in supermarket are $0.78 per unit.
Buenos Aires – Average cost of a unit of beer in Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires is $1.79. Hotels charge $2.53 whereas supermarket prices are $1.05 per unit.
Kyiv – Capital of Ukraine, Kyiv has the second most affordable beer prices in the world. The average cost is $1.76 per unit. While hotels charge $2.65, the rate in supermarket is $0.87 per unit.
Cape Town – The capital city of South Africa, Cape Town has the cheapest beer in the world. While hotels charge USD 2.40 per unit, supermarket rates are USD 0.96 per unit. The average works out at $1.68.
If you are visiting any of these countries and love beer, it would be a lot of fun without burning a hole in your pocket. Talking specifically about hotel rates of beer, these countries are among the most affordable. Other capital cities like Tunis (Tunisia) and Colombo (Sri Lanka) also have affordable rate of beer.
In terms of supermarket rates, the most affordable cities are Rome (Italy), Warsaw (Poland), Accra (Ghana), Madrid (Spain) and Skopje (North Macedonia). Depending on how and where you like to have your beer, you can load up accordingly.
Beer and wine are considered much safer in comparison to other products such as whisky, vodka, rum, gin, etc. Various studies have shown that moderate consumption of beer can have tangible health benefits. However, if you drink too much beer, it can have negative health consequences. Make sure you drink beer in moderation, irrespective of how cheap it may be available.