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Fine Ales at Auction: A Guide to Aged Beer

Similar to wine, the vast majority of beer – even craft beer – is meant to be drunk very soon after production. However, many high-alcohol beers, barrel aged beers and beers that undergo a secondary, in-bottle fermentation are thought to be the ideal candidates for ageing.

The Rise of Craft Beer: Fine Ales to be Offered at Auction
Beer Auction | Samuel Adams Utopias 2007

When a two-bottle lot of 2007 Samuel Adams Utopias goes up for auction on October 30, 2012, Skinner will become the first brick-and-mortar auction house in the US to offer beer at auction. With craft beer on the rise and aging beer a verifiable trend, we are confident that this category will certainly grow.