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  • In Berlin, you can buy a beer at a bar with Bitcoin
  • In Berlin, you can buy a beer at a bar with Bitcoin
    Angela Schlafm├╝tze, Creative Commons (2013) ©
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Bitcoinkiez: buy a beer at a bar with Bitcoin in Berlin

Infamous cryptocurrency Bitcoin is renowned for enabling its users to buy illegal goods online. But thanks to a Berlin-based cluster of brick-and-mortar stores, people can buy a beer with Bitcoin now, too. But what do retailers stand to gain from accepting a currency that’s still so underused?