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Man caves plus suds equals beer cellars

March 4, 2010 | 10:16 am

Though cellaring beer has nowhere near the following that cellaring wine does, hundreds of beer fans in Southern California have begun amassing impressive collections of beers made to mature.

Turning basements, crawl spaces, garages and bedroom closets into beer caves is the latest twist in L.A.'s  beer culture — one that increasingly revolves around collecting, trading and, yes, waiting, with patience once ascribed only to wine drinkers. (Some of the collections cost several thousand dollars, too.) Read more here:

Photo: Israel Arrieta stores beer long-term under his parent's home in Pasadena. Credit: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times