This is a Lord of the Rings geocache puzzle described at:

http://www.geocaching.com/geocache/GC4BDYD_lotr-026
I had to make a few assumptions about the range and the increment for the A category just like Passel. I used a $40 minimum and a $5 increment. I assumed that the increments were constant across the range.

I got the following solution:

$40 - Bilbo - pint - porter

$45 - Frodo - pitcher - lager

$50 - Merry - tankard - Pilsner

$55 - Pippin - mug - stout

$60 - Rosie - bottle - hefeweizen

$65 - Sam - humpen - dark ale

This leads to these coordinates if I have interpreted the geocache instructions right: N 34 48.518 W 92 24.946. According to Certitude, these are not the correct coordinates. So at least you know one combination that doesn't work

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