The Price Of A Beer: 1952-2016
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How much did a beer cost in 1870?
Saloons served beer for 10 cents a glass (paying that in 1870 would equal $1.77 for a glass today). In warmer climes the beer was a little warm, usually served at 55 to 65 degrees. Though the beer had a head, it wasn’t sudsy as it is today. Patrons had to knock back the brew in a hurry, before it got too warm or flat.
How much was a Coke in 1970?
To buy one can of Coke in 1970 only cost $0.10! And this was costlier than the nickel it had cost for almost 70 years!
How much did a loaf of bread cost in 1990?
The average cost of a loaf of bread in 1990 was 70 cents.
How much was a glass of beer in 1880?
Saloons were a cheap form of entertainment. A glass of beer cost 5 cents, a shot of whiskey 25 cents (two bits) and a premium cigar another 5 cents.
How much was beer in 1940?
The 1940s: $3.55 per Keg.