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Who spiked my beer?!

2019-06-08

Why does beer cost so much in India? More than half the retail price goes to state and central governments through value added tax(VAT) and excise duty. With only 5% alcohol in beer on average, the drink attracts the highest taxation of any beverage in the country! ₹100 being the average price for a pint of beer for which the cost of production is ₹10 approximately.