You Can Totally Get the World’s Most Elusive Beers (if You Know What to Do)

September 23, 2015

We know that some high-demand, low-availability beers are worth hunting down and collecting like baseball cards, but we’re not exactly ready to fly to far-flung breweries and line up for new releases. At Feast Portland, we attended a beer panel where experts Josh Bernstein (also a BA columnist), writer-author Lucy Burningham, and Sarah Pederson of Saraveza Bottle Shop and Pasty Tavern dove deep on what earns a beer cult status—a combination of quality, availability, marketing, and internet rating hype. They also shared how we can actually get those rare beers—including white whales and ghost whales—without camping outside of a brewery…