• Ask Adam: Why Aren't Beers Cheaper at the Brewery?

    11 days ago - By Vine Pair

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    Should beers at a brewery be cheaper than they are at bars?
    Perchance to dream, my friend, perchance to dream. It would be logical for a beer to be cheaper at the brewery than at the bar, because the brewery doesn't have the added distribution costs; unfortunately, that is not the case. And while it might be disappointing that you aren't saving a few bucks, it's actually a positive thing for the brewery, especially if it's small. Paying the same price you'd pay at the bar for the beer allows the brewery to make a higher profit margin. That higher...
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