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Freigeist Beer Indianapolis

The Surprising Free Spirits of Freigeist

When it comes to the beer business I take my job very seriously. I work hard to stay up to date on the newest releases and breweries that arrive in our state on a seemingly weekly basis. I study the …

craft beer at Vine & Table

April Showers Bring… New Beers

Anyone who has walked into our beer section knows just how much I enjoy discussing beer. I love its history, the numerous styles, and the constant innovations breweries are working on. The problem is there is always more to talk …

Books & Brews at Vine & Table

What’s Brewing at Vine & Table? … We Are!

If you’ve been watching the beer section at Vine & Table over the last few months you may have noticed a particular new brew appear on the shelves. Last November we unveiled our first privately brewed beer, a Belgian Strong …

Williams Brothers brings new life to ancient recipes.

Williams Brothers Brings New Life to Ancient Recipes

It seems like there is always something new in the craft beer scene. Whether it’s new hop varietals or finding the newest additive to give a beer that extra kick, brewers are constantly trying to find an angle to set …

Stone Brewing Co. Imperial Russian Stout 2014

A Different IRS for Tax Day

If you’re like me, Tax Day is your favorite day of the year. The paperwork, the reconciliation, and the filing all fill me with joy. Is there a more uplifting… ok, by now I’m sure you can feel the sarcasm …

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Chapman’s is Bringing New Brews: Free Ale Tasting on Friday, March 28

Friends, your humble beer guy would like to tell you a story. A few months into my tenure at Vine & Table, a gentleman approached me with an intriguing new product he had created: Chapman’s Ale Cider. It tasted like …

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Hof Ten Dormaal: A Lost Art, Found

Let’s face it- life moves fast these days. I’m not complaining, as this ever-changing world has spawned fantastic innovations in almost every area of our lives. Beer has certainly benefitted. Hundreds of new breweries opened in the last year alone. …

Dave Helt

The Beer Manifesto

“Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” – Benjamin Franklin Those of you who have wandered into Vine & Table the last several months have probably noticed a new face hovering around the beer …