Tag Archives: nick axford

our staff picks for april!

patio pounders!

Since spring decided to show up a little early this year, and the weather has been getting so warm that the trees have been whistling for dogs, it’s high time to change up the contents of the beer fridge.   If …

best selling beer of 2011

Everything from IPAs to Stouts and Ciders, here are Nick’s Holiday Picks and Vine & Table’s 10 Best-Selling Beers of 2011:

the featured four: blue-haired beers

Over the last few months, I have been asked by many customers about aging beer.  The most frequently asked question is not how, but if it is possible and whether or not it really does improve the beer.  The simple …

the featured four: don’t tell the germans…

The Reinheitsgebot, also known as the German Beer Purity Law, states that water, barley, and hops are the only ingredients allowed in the production of beer.  Written in 1516, the law was updated in the 1800’s upon the discovery of …

The Featured Four: Someone spilled bourbon and gin in my beer, but I don’t mind.

Spending the better part of the last month in the beer cooler avoiding the heat has given me the opportunity to check out some new beers.  These are either newly released or just beers that I haven’t tried; but what …

Meet Nick!

I have been here for a few months now and am very excited to introduce myself as Vine & Table’s new Beer Manager. Being from Northern Michigan, I have spent the last 6 years trying any beer I can get …