Alcone Marketing Group – Consumer Lab

The Consumer Lab is the consumer insights and brand strategy group at Alcone Marketing Group, a consumer activation company.

A Pint-Size Problem

Beer prices at bars and restaurants have risen over the past few months as the cost of hops and barley has skyrocketed and retail business has slowed alongside the economy.

To compensate, some restaurants have replaced 16-ounce pint glasses with 14
ouncers — a type of glassware one bartender calls a “falsie.” And customers are complaining that bartenders are increasingly filling up extra space with foam instead of liquid.

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A Pint-Size Problem – WSJ.com
Four-dollar-a-gallon gasoline may be a cause for outrage. But it pales next to the righteous fury provoked by five-dollar-a-pint beer.

Beer prices at bars and restaurants have risen over the past few months, as prices of hops and barley have skyrocketed and retail business has slowed alongside the economy.

Filed under: Beer, Consumer, economy

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