Listen up if you’re the type of person who can’t say no to a good booze bargain. There are, on average, cheaper days to buy beer and wine from the grocery store, according to Ibotta, an app that connects with retailers to give cash back deals to customers.
Ibotta found that major grocery stores are most likely to offer sales and discounts on specific items during each day of the week. For wine lovers, Tuesdays are the best days to mosey over to the wine shelves. Wine is an average of about 4 percent cheaper on Tuesdays, and depending on how many Wine Wednesdays you celebrate, that can add up. Beer fans have it a little harder but can still find some mid-week joy: Beer is around 1 percent cheaper on Wednesdays (so is bread, making the middle of the week the best time to go all grain everything).
The savings vary place to place of course, but the secret in general, according to Today, is to just avoid the weekends all together. Sure, that’s when you have the most free time and is (probably) when you’re most likely to run out of wine and beer, but that’s true for everyone else too.
Ibotta claims that the data applies to grocery stores across the country, but some states like New York limit how many grocery stores can sell wine. A day discount that everyone in the country can take advantage of, however: Thursdays, when snacks average 1 percent cheaper. All the days offer a relatively small amount of savings, but it all adds up in the long run. See you in the discount aisle.