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    Beer prices

    I was in KC over the weekend and saw a 30 pack of Busch Light for $14.99. You cann't even get an 18 pack here anymore for nothing less than $15.00. WTF?



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    Re: Beer prices

    prices of barely have sky-rocketed the past few years. until people stop buying beer the prices will continue to go up.



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    Re: Beer prices

    Kansas and Missouri do not pay deposit on cans/bottles...thats part of the reason



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    Re: Beer prices

    Quote Originally Posted by jjisu View Post
    Kansas and Missouri do not pay deposit on cans/bottles...thats part of the reason
    I know that. Do taxes play a role in it? In Iowa, the base price doesn't even reflect the stupid deposit.



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    Re: Beer prices

    Instead of taxing Busch Light we should just ban it.


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    Re: Beer prices

    Quote Originally Posted by Incyte View Post
    Instead of taxing Busch Light we should just ban it.
    Now that is funny!



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    Re: Beer prices

    Quote Originally Posted by garn91 View Post
    I was in KC over the weekend and saw a 30 pack of Busch Light for $14.99. You cann't even get an 18 pack here anymore for nothing less than $15.00. WTF?
    I've seen an 18 for under $15. I usually buy Bud Light/Coors light and never pay more than $16ish for a 24 pack.



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    Re: Beer prices

    Quote Originally Posted by erikbj View Post
    prices of barely have sky-rocketed the past few years. until people stop buying beer the prices will continue to go up.
    There is almost no barley in the pressure brew rice beers made in the US, so this shouldn'e affect the price that much.



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    Re: Beer prices

    Went to my parents yesterday and my dad had the fridge stocked with about 30 cans of Old Milwaukee Light Best. BEST. Really? Is there anything best about any can of Old Mil?

    I tried it out of curiosity. Tasted like lightly soured water with a head.


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    Re: Beer prices

    Quote Originally Posted by garn91 View Post
    I was in KC over the weekend and saw a 30 pack of Busch Light for $14.99. You cann't even get an 18 pack here anymore for nothing less than $15.00. WTF?
    I would assume (although I'm not sure) that taxes play a huge part of it. Iowa taxes most things that are vices pretty heavily.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    I would assume (although I'm not sure) that taxes play a huge part of it. Iowa taxes most things that are vices pretty heavily.
    Aren't you preggo? You can't be involved in a beer thread.


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    Quote Originally Posted by dosry5 View Post
    Aren't you preggo? You can't be involved in a beer thread.
    I am. AND I really don't like beer. I'm just pretty sure that Iowa taxes this heavily, since it's very non-essential (unlike food or something of the nature).


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    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    I am. AND I really don't like beer. I'm just pretty sure that Iowa taxes this heavily, since it's very non-essential (unlike food or something of the nature).
    As long as the state is taxing "very non-essential" things...can we get a tax on tarheel hawk?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    I'm just pretty sure that Iowa taxes this heavily, since it's very non-essential (unlike food or something of the nature).
    WHAT?!?!



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    Re: Beer prices

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    I am. AND I really don't like beer. I'm just pretty sure that Iowa taxes this heavily, since it's very non-essential (unlike food or something of the nature).
    I'm pretty sure Angie is right on the mark with this one. I'm not a smoker, but I'm pretty sure I have heard on several occasions that cigarettes are much cheaper in Missouri as well.



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