Is Inflation Pushing Us to Drink Less Alcohol?

Is Inflation Pushing Us to Drink Less Alcohol?
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Inflation may come for the weed and the overseas vacations but, when it comes to changing habits, those Friday night drinks with friends are often the most difficult to break. Alcohol has, largely, not been subject to the kind of drastic inflation seen for food items such as eggs and avocados. A new study by business intelligence company Morning Consult found that the average American adult over 21 spent $34 on alcohol in June — only $1 more than at the same time in 2021.