How much would Chicagoans pay for a PBR?

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February 26, 2013|Ryan Smith, @RyanSmithWriter | For RedEye

($3.50) Eva Fleming, 23, Lakeshore East: "I rarely buy PBR myself. Usually I drink it when someone in a group says they're going to order a round of beers for everyone, that's what they usually order. PBR is the universal language of bad, cheap beers."

($3) Simon Willums, 36, Bucktown: "I drink PBR four or five times a week. It's mostly the price that does it for me, but I guess maybe I've grown to like the taste a lot too."

($2) Kevin Weber, 27, Humboldt Park: "Every now and then I get a PBR when it's late at night. It's probably only like 10 percent of my beer consumption."

($2) Evan Hydzik, 32, Rogers Park: "I'll have a PBR made after I've already had a few other drinks. Stella is my standard beer of choice. The taste of PBR isn't offensive, is probably the best thing I can say. It goes down easy."

($0) Rachel Edwards-Harvith, 34, Lincoln Square: "I have as great a likelihood of ordering a PBR at a bar as I do requesting of the bartender's finest varietals of bottled urine."

($0) Angie Chen, 43, Lakeview: "I buy it at stores maybe but if I went to a bar, I'd get something else. To me it's a hipster/'Portandia' thing and it's getting a little old."

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