Bottoms up! Inflation causes beer prices to hop

Experts cite cost of shipping, ingredients

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Inflation is hitting the beer industry.

Beer prices have risen over the past few months, with an overall increase of 7% in the last quarter of 2022, according to consulting company Bump Williams.

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Top brands like Bud Light and Miller Lite have jumped 10%, the company said.

Experts cited the cost of shipping and ingredients as the reason for the price increase.

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