A masthead to the 21st century. The Brewing News papers to offer a more substantial online presence: http://bit.ly/5OUOFL
75 years ago this month, the first cans of beer were sold. From About.com: http://bit.ly/8J8VqB
The world suddenly seems less sour (or more so). Drie Fonteinen, back from "the Catastrophe", to stop brewing, keep blending, start distilling: http://bit.ly/6EzyKp
A loss to the brewing community. Jeff Becker of the Beer Institute has died. http://tinyurl.com/yd4q7qp
Photos from Flying Dog brewery's Tweetup featuring the only cask this year of its spring seasonal Garde Dog: http://bit.ly/7t3qa0
Room for beer education: Seen in an email promoting a beer dinner in Washington DC: INDIAN Pale Ale.
#FollowFriday on Twitter: @HurraBier, @beltwaybeer. The two newest members of C.R.A.B.B. http://bit.ly/7hJ7CW
Bottles of Brooklyn Brewing's Black Ops have been spotted in Northern Virginia ... but don't blink or you'll miss them. Only 10 cases were exported there. http://tinyurl.com/yh359nc
Allsopp's Arctic Ale and the upcoming documentary on recreating it. http://bit.ly/61ZmTP
Big brewers drag US beer industry down 1.6% in 2009. (Also: an Alcohol Beverage Control scandal in North Carolina) http://tinyurl.com/ye24cz7
Three years of great beer blogging ended yesterday in the UK. Early 'Stonch' is remembered at Canadian beer blog: http://bit.ly/62s8Uh
- Clamps and Gaskets is a weekly wrap-up of stories not posted at Yours For Good Fermentables.com. Most deal with beer (or wine, or whisky); some do not. But all are brief, and many are re-posts from my Twitter account: twitter.com/cizauskas.
- The Clamps and Gaskets graphic was created by Mike Licht at NotionsCapital.