Russian travel blogger and traveler visited North Korea and revealed the prices for alcohol in local stores in his personal blog on the platform “Zen”.
The author of the publication noted that the cheapest alcoholic drink was traditional Korean vodka soju. “It is 37.5 degrees, it is made from rice, distributed as part of food rations in addition to wages, sold in the cheapest possible plastic containers,” he wrote. — Price 38 rubles per 0.5 liter. The same vodka in glass costs more.”
According to the Russian, many tourist places sell soju made with ginseng. At the same time, local residents do not drink such a drink: it is expensive and pointless, they call it a product “for visitors.” “Its cost is already noticeably higher: from 6 to 12 dollars (from 536 to 1000 rubles),” he added. “Russian and pseudo-Russian vodka costs from 9.5 to 12.5 dollars, or approximately from 900 to 1.2 thousand rubles.”
The traveler emphasized that whiskey in the DPRK costs more – from 2 to 5 thousand rubles. Spilled in Russia Haineken beer – 2.2 dollars per bottle – about 200 rubles. For German beer you will have to pay 4 dollars – German beer Franzichaner – 4 dollars or 360 rubles.
Previously travel blogger visited in the DPRK and was surprised at the prices in local stores. Thus, a kilogram of buckwheat in North Korea costs 392 rubles, rice – 75 rubles, oatmeal – 101 rubles, and a one and a half liter plastic bottle of milk will cost 153 rubles.https://musicnewsfirst.com/