Are you a St. Patricks day fan?
And what about Guinness – do you like a pint, or two, or three? Have you ever pondered the question where can you buy the cheapest pint of Guinness?
In the lead-up to St. Patrick’s Day this Saturday, leading job board CV-Library conducted some research to see how costs of a pint of Guinness can vary.
Prepare to be shocked!
The most expensive pint of Guinness can be found in London at £5.20 compared to the cheapest pint in Newport, Wales at £2.40. Scotland and Northern Ireland ( fell in the middle, with pricing alternating from £3.05-£4.60 for the Scots and £2.95-£4.60 for the Irish
Now that is a pretty huge difference, isn’t it!
A pint of Guinness can actually vary by up to 117% in different pubs across the UK and Ireland. Blimey. Guinness lovers may well want a little trip to Wales!
Over 200 pubs across 20 different cities in the UK and Republic of Ireland were surveyed and eventually, the found that cheapest pint of Guinness was found.
Dublin (and London), are the St. Patrick’s Day party capitals and of all the cities analysed, the most expensive pint was found in London priced at £5.20, over half the London Living Wage. Dublin came in a very close second though with the most expensive pint coming in at £5.10, only 10p cheaper than London.
Lee Biggins, founder and managing director of CV-Library commented:
“With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, we know workers across the whole of the UK and, of course, the Emerald Isle will be celebrating. Yet by comparing the price of Ireland’s favourite beer to living wages across the UK and the Republic of Ireland, we were surprised to find how significantly it can vary.”
Where will you be drinking your Guinness this weeked?