SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A main ingredient in beer-making has reached record prices, and that means the price of your favorite brew will likely head higher.

Increased demand for craft beer, combined with a worldwide shortage has pushed the crop’s price up to $14 per pount, leaving a bitter taste with many brewers.

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“It’ll go up maybe $80, or $100 per batch, and that translates into a more expensive keg. And, if the kegs are more expensive, it’s harder to compete,” Mike Schnabeck, of Fort Point Beer in San Francisco said.

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The number of craft breweries is up 15-percent since last year.

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Also adding to demand, more people are brewing their own beer at home.