NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Cheap beer. Is there such a thing when you got to a professional football game?
Seems like all stadiums want to do now is charge the highest prices possible for food, beverages and paraphernalia, with beer, in most cases, being atrociously costly.
If you're over 21, the National Football League and its official beer sponsors at Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD) want you to come to the game more than ever. After beer prices hit roughly 41 cents an ounce last year, they jumped to 44 cents an ounce this season. That's $7.50 for little more than a pint and a pricey concession that concedes little to the league's cash-strapped followers. While there are still plenty of teams that charge well above that average beer price, there are still some relative deals to be found in the depths of taxpayer-funded NFL stadiums.
With help from Team Marketing Report's Fan Cost Index, we found the 10 lowest beer prices in the league.
6. Tie: Tennessee Titans and Indianapolis Colts
Price of a small draft beer: $7 for 16 ounces
Price per ounce: 44 cents
5. Tie: Denver Broncos/New York Giants/New York Jets/Houston Texans/Cleveland Browns
Price of a small draft beer: $5 for 12 ounces
Price per ounce: 42 cents
4. Tie: Minnesota Vikings and Miami Dolphins
Price of a small draft beer: $7.75 for 20 ounces
Price per ounce: 39 cents
3. Pittsburgh Steelers
Price of a small draft beer: $8 for 21 ounces
Price per ounce: 38 cents
2. Tie: Carolina Panthers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots, St. Louis Rams
Price of a small draft beer: $7.50 for 20 ounces in Tampa, Carolina and New England, $4.50 for 12 ounces in St. Louis
Price per ounce: 37 cents
1. Cincinnati Bengals
Price of a small draft beer: $5 for 14 ounces
Price per ounce: 36 cents
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