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How Much a Six-Pack of Beer Cost the Year You Were Born

The Daily Meal Logo The Daily Meal | Slide 2 of 51: Prohibition ended in 1933, leaving only a couple hundred breweries still in business. It took decades for the booze business to recover, so yearly prices during the ‘30s weren’t tracked. But as people started to drink again (publicly), a quart of beer (aka 32 ounces or about 2.5 bottles) typically cost 57 cents.

The 1930s: 57 Cents per Quart

Prohibition ended in 1933, leaving only a couple hundred breweries still in business. It took decades for the booze business to recover, so yearly prices during the ‘30s weren’t tracked. But as people started to drink again (publicly), a quart of beer (aka 32 ounces or about 2.5 bottles) typically cost 57 cents.

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