The big story of the week was the monster blizzard that hit the Washington, D.C., and Baltimore area. My post, with links to news stories: http://tinyurl.com/ygktjwk
Five Ways to Cook With Beer — Super Bowl Style. http://bit.ly/cphZie
Twitter BeerEd (ucation) continues, via Ray Daniels of Cicerone.org. Better brewing with chemistry: some molecules (kokumi) e.g. calcium, have no flavor but enhance other flavors.
It's the taste! A succinct lesson on the differences between ales and lagers. http://adjix.com/v5zi
American cask beer festivals: your D.I.Y. guide. Posted for NERAX and The Session -beer Blogging Friday. http://bit.ly/bw09PD.
Twitter #FollowFriday for beer, food, and nightlife in Washington, D.C. @fritzhahn @goingoutgurus.
Twitter #FollowFriday - Astronaut Soichi Noguchi @Astro_Soichi tweets photographs of Earth from the International Space Station. http://bit.ly/cW1Y1R
The Session; Beer Blogging Friday #36: Cask-Conditioned Beer http://bit.ly/arhOnj
Scottish brewery Brewdog's Tactical Nuclear Penguin was the world's strongest 'beer' at 32% abv. It has been bested by 25% by German brewery Schorschbräu's Schorschbock beer at 40% abv. http://bit.ly/ctV6us
Today in 1959: The Day the Music Died. http://bit.ly/2M3VT3
Baltimore Maryland has a new brewery: Stillwater Artisanal Ales; Brian Strumke, brewer. http://bit.ly/cdQGOr
Brian Strumke (r);
Volker Stewart, owner Brewers Art (c); Chris Cashell, brewer, Brewers Art (l)
- 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.