SideBlog: Beer’s Most Expensive Ingredient by Doug Winship 2 October Sideblog Political Controversies Beer Beer’s most expensive ingredient. Weighing in at a whopping 45% of the retail price, the most expensive ingredient in beer is… Government! Hey! You didn’t brew that! Related TAGS Beer, politics, taxes RELATED POST End of an Era: Dos Equis Retiring The Most Interesting Man in the World™ by Doug Winship Fun With a Brita by Doug Winship The New James Bond Heineken Ad Is Pretty Badass by Doug Winship NO COMMENT Add Comment Click here to cancel the replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * By using this form you agree with the storage and handling of your data by this website. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.