If you don’t live in New England or on the West Coast, chances are these White Whales of the craft beer world are out of your reach … but not out of the reach of others. That’s where beer trading comes in.
The craft beer community is vast and if you’re dead-set on finding some out-of-state beer you’ve never had, it’s easier than ever thanks to active trading communities across sites like Reddit, RateBeer and of course there’s a CraftBeerTrades.com. Hell, there’s even a language created just for beer trading.
But what are the tricks of the trade, exactly? With some help from fellow craft beer enthusiasts and avid beer traders, I’ve compiled a collection of tips and etiquette that can help you land the Beer of Your…
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