Geneva beer the world’s most expensive

Geneva, June 30 (IANS) With an average price of $6.32 for a 330 ml bottle, Switzerland’s second largest city of Geneva has the most costly beer on the planet, a media report said on Tuesday.

According to a study conducted by travel website GoEuro, Hong Kong ranked second with $6.16 per 330 ml bottle, Tel Aviv came third with $5.79, Oslo followed at $5.31 and New York with $5.20, The Local news portal reported.

However, beer is less pricey in Zurich, Switzerland’s largest city, where it averages at $4.60 a bottle, the 11th most expensive in the world, according to the GoEuro Beer Index for 2015.

Those with parched throats will appreciate the cheapest cold ones in Krakow, Poland, and Kiev, Ukraine, where they sell for an average of $1.66 a bottle.

The survey of 75 cities calculates the average price of a 330 ml bottle of beer in supermarkets and at bars to determine an overall average price.

GoEuro used several worldwide brands and a local major brand in each city and converted prices to American dollars according to exchange figures from June 12.

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