An Australian man visiting England said he had a "huge hole" in his finances after he was wrongly charged $ 68,478 for a beer during a recent trip to a bar in Manchester.
On Sunday night, Peter Lalor ordered the Deshari IPA from a bar at the Malmaison Hotel, which should only cost him $ 6.75, according to the BBC, before things quickly turn for the worse.
Lalor, an Australian cricket writer for the city to cover the ash competition, was speechless to get the incredible boiling bill.
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“See this beer? This is the most expensive beer in history, "he bet on the image of a seriously overpriced drink ̵
He was then overcome with "Sixth sense" that "something went wrong," the BBC reported
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it takes the cake, "Lalor said at the exit." That's a lot of money. I'm just a cricket writer, I don't make big money and it costs me interest. "
Two days later, Lalor's wife called to inform him that the huge amount had really been deducted from their account – with a fee for a $ 1711 transaction.
As Lalor detailed on Twitter that he was in communication with the hotel and Visa to receive the fee, although the headache would probably take nine business days to process.
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"In the meantime, there's a huge hole in my finances", he complained.
"A lesson to learn: Always find your glasses when presented with a banknote," the bartender concluded.