Get Schooled on Cellaring Beer with Hay Merchant's Kevin Floyd

Amy Cavanaugh

Wine isn’t the only beverage that can benefit from a little cellaring—stashing beers for a few years can make them smoother or give them more time to develop. Kevin Floyd began cellaring beer at home eight or nine years ago; now, he has “something like 300 kegs and easily over 600 cases of bottles in the cellar” at Hay Merchant, the Houston beer bar where he’s a partner.

But there are...