The Skinny on Beer Prices Around the NHL 2013/14 Edition

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Updated: November 13, 2013
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Beer and sports go hand in hand – they really always have.  Like anything in life, prices seem to always be going up, up, up.  Beer prices are certainly no exception.  We at LWOS have followed a site called SaveOnBrew.com for some time.  Periodically they put out some really great insight into beer industry as it relates directly to sports.

Today, we bring hockey fans an interesting look at beer prices from around the NHL.  There are certainly some surprises, particularly with the high and low.

 

All prices have been normalized to US Dollars and are at a BEFORE TAX amount.

Note:  All Prices are as Reported by phone calls to the stadium itself. 

Also note that not all arenas use the same size glass, so we have reported the size actually sold at the arena.

If the price you paid at a recent game does not correspond to the graphic, its likely due to the taxes, normalization to USD, and/or buying a different size than the one reported.

Before you take a look, please remember to follow us on Twitter – @LastWordOnSport, and check out our past Infographics, also provided by the folks at SaveOnBrew.com:

NFL Beer Prices, MLB Beer Prices, and The Superbowl-Beer Connection

Here are last years Prices for comparison. NHL Beer Prices – 2012/13 Season

 

More than 18 MILLION twelve ounce beers will be consumed during the strike-shortened season generating about 142 million dollars in beer sales!

The graphic is provided by SaveonBrew, and used with permission.  Please note that it is copyright and all rights reserved.

 

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6 Comments

  1. joey

    November 14, 2013 at 2:56 am

    Leafs games prices are not even close to the price listed even with accounting for us conversion and taxes

    a 16 draft beer is around $15 all in

  2. Kevin

    November 14, 2013 at 1:12 pm

    The beer prices for Rogers Arena are wrong, I work as a beer vendor/bartender there and your way off.

    • Anonymous

      November 14, 2013 at 8:56 pm

      PNC prices are way off. Where did you do your research?

      • Michael Kovacs, Admin

        November 14, 2013 at 9:09 pm

        Thanks for the reply. Save on Brew created the infographic based on reports from visitors to these arenas and adjusted prices based on tax, beverage size, etc. If there are discrepancies, we will pass them on on your behalf.

        Cheers,

        LWOS

        • Ben Kerr, Admin

          November 17, 2013 at 3:59 pm

          They did it based on reports of actually phoning the arena and asking staff.

  3. TJ

    November 15, 2013 at 9:50 am

    Verizon Center in DC beer prices START at $8.50 for Bud Light and escalate quickly for “Premium” beers (read: not Bud, Miller, or Coors).

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