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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 3 of 51: While the nation recovered from the Great Depression during the 1940s, booze was still usually consumed in bars rather than at home. If you were a bar owner, though, you’d have paid about $3.55 wholesale for a keg.

The 1940s: $3.55 per Keg

While the nation recovered from the Great Depression during the 1940s, booze was still usually consumed in bars rather than at home. If you were a bar owner, though, you’d have paid about $3.55 wholesale for a keg.

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