The following is an official press release from the BeerXchange:
(New York, NY) - The BeerXchange trading system for craft beer enthusiasts announces partnering with CraftShack to add their extensive craft beer inventory to the platform. “The integration of online retailers like CraftShack will naturally aid users in their search for beer” said Chris Sweigard, BeerXchange Founder. Whether trading for brewery only releases like Cigar City Hunahpu’s and Three Floyds Dark Lord, or buying limited distribution Almanac sours and Prairie BOMB!, the CraftShack / BeerXchange collaboration gives users unparalleled access to rare and hard to find beers.
Launched January 2014, BeerXchange is a modern, easy to use web app powered by the Untappd (untappd.com) social network’s API for beer data and user info. The clean, user friendly interface is mobile optimized to work on Android, iOS, and other modern smartphone or tablet browsers.
New beer traders can visit beerxchange.com/howto to get started and learn the tricks of the trade. Veteran beer traders will recognize the familiar ISO:FT (In Search Of: For Trade) trading style utilized by the site. This straightforward system lets you enter beers you seek, beers you can offer, and instantly find trading partners. User ratings let you find traders with a good track record. Excellent for experienced traders wanting to tracking multiple forums / platforms and those just starting.
Collection features include a “Drink by Date” based on date bottled or date added for optimum freshness and enjoyment. Large collections can be imported via CSV, shared with friends, and matched against Untappd data to give you a view almost as beautiful as the collection itself.
Upcoming plans include native Android and iOS applications as well as additional partnerships with the best online craft beer retailers to create the most extensive database of beer availability for purchase or trade on the internet.