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How Much is a Gallon?

By Margaret Lyons in Miscellaneous on May 22, 2008 5:23PM

Gas prices are heading up, up, up, and as every media outlet in town has noted this week, Chicago's prices are topping the nation's, averaging over $4 per gallon. But that got us wondering: How much do gallons of other liquids cost?

2008_5_22.gallon.jpgMilk $3 (on average)

IBC Root Beer $5.33 ($3 for a six-pack of 12 oz bottles)

Miller High Life $5.33 ($15 for a 30-pack of 12 oz cans)

Ketchup $8 ($2 for 32 oz)

Hydrogen Peroxide: $10.32 ($1.29 for 16oz)

Coffee $17.44 ($2.18 for a 16oz iced coffee from Lovely)

Paint $24.98 (No conversion necessary! It comes in gallons.)

NyQuil: $93 ($7.29 for 10oz)

Super Glue $365 ($11.99 for a six-pack of .7oz tubes)

White Out Liquid Paper $738 ($4.29 for 22ml)

Polo by Ralph Lauren $1984 ($62 for 4oz)

Chanel Nail Polish $5760 ($18 for .4 oz)