Heineken to hike price of pint in June

Heineken Ireland said that the 6 cent jump was due to ‘continued increases in underlying costs’

The Heineken price hikes follow further increases by Diageo last month, which came into effect this week. Picture: Getty Images

Heineken has informed Irish publicans of a further price increase, adding 6 cent to the price of a pint from June 4.

The Dutch brewer’s Irish arm circulated an updated price list to customers on Thursday, which showed that the price of a 50-litre Heineken keg – containing around 88 pints – would rise from €185.25 to €190.80, excluding Vat.

As well as Heineken lager, the increases will affect draught prices of Beamish, Murphy’s, Orchard ...