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Tyne for a cheap beer.

Byline: Stephen Hayward

DRINKERS in the North East enjoy Britain's cheapest beer, at PS3.02 a pint.

The costliest, based on pub and restaurant prices, averages PS3.99 in London.

The national average for a pint of bitter is PS2.99 and for lager PS3.48, both 3p up on last year, the British Beer and Pub Association found.

Other drinks are also cheaper in the North East, with a pint of cider on PS3.22 and 25ml of spirits PS2.31.

London is the most expensive for both, with cider costing PS4.04 and spirits PS3.22, and also for a glass of wine, at PS4.52.

The cheapest wine is in Lancashire, costing PS3.40.

The BBPA's prices table: London PS3.99, South PS3.55, Scotland PS3.47, East Anglia & West PS3.43, Midlands PS3.20, Yorks PS3.11, Wales PS3.09, Lancs PS3.04, NE PS3.02.

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Publication:The People (London, England)
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Date:Oct 2, 2016
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