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Craft Beer Collecting & Trading

16 articles to up your beer-nerd game and build a cellar like whoa.

Stocking the Cellar without Breaking the Bank

Consider forming your beer-cellar collection around age-worthy, budget-friendly beers.

10 Dos and Don'ts of Bottle Share Etiquette

For those of you unfamiliar with bottle shares, they are gatherings of craft-beer lovers where each attendee brings a bottle of beer

In the Cellar: Don’t Age These Beers

When determining whether to age or not to age a beer, watch out for these four cellar no-nos.

Going Where No Brewer Has Gone Before

An interview with Jim Koch

Cellaring Dos and Don’ts

Patrick Dawson, the author of “Vintage Beer, A Taster’s Guide to Brews that Improve Over Time,” weighs in on best practices for cellaring.

No Excuses: Cellar Options for Everyone

Learn the four cornerstones of an ideal cellar and how the more popular beer-cellar options stack up.

Cellar Legends: Millennium and Utopias

When bottles of Boston Beer’s Millennium made it onto a rare-wine auction list, you could say that more than a few wine lovers’ heads were turned.

Worth the Wait: Pairing Vintage Beer with Food

Consider these vintage beer and food pairings the next time you’re thinking of pulling a bottle from your cellar or splurging on a vintage offering at a restaurant.

Join The (Beer) Club

We’ve assembled a list of our favorite of these societies so you can start planning your 2016 beer purchases now.

Barrel-Aged Beer: To Cellar or Not to Cellar?

Consider 4 aspects before you decide to put a bottle of barrel-aged beer in the cellar.

8 Tips for Successful Cellaring

We interviewed Adam Avery to gather his thoughts on how to store beer, what to expect from aged bottles, and the best ways to enjoy the experience of cellaring craft beer.

19th-Century Beer in a 21st-Century World

Here’s the remarkable story of a very, very old bottle of beer.

Shipping Your Homebrew

Go far enough down the road of homebrew obsession, and sooner or later you’ll find yourself needing to ship some beer.

A New Social Network for Beer Trading

Beer trading’s home on the Internet has always been an add-on to already established sites and networks: on BeerAdvocate and RateBeer, and on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Reddit.

Rarity and Releases

The relationship between a brewery and a customer is, in theory, simple.

Vintage Beer: A Taster’s Guide to Brews that Improve Over Time

"I’m a homebrew fanatic,” says Patrick Dawson, the author of the book Vintage Beer, which was released today.