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Cost of Beer Unlikely To Fall Despite Plummeting Hops Prices, Crop Surplus

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The hops shortage of 2007 is over, buried in a glut of unsold hops. Don't expect craft beer prices to follow -- the $5 pint and $9 six-pack are likely facts of life -- but hops prices are now so low that some Oregon and Washington growers left hops unharvested this fall.

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