Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Clamps & Gaskets: Roundup for Week 12

Clamps and Gaskets: weekly roundupWeek 12
21 March 2010 - 27 March 2010

  • 2010.03.27
    China overtakes US, becomes Bordeaux’s biggest overseas market ... but principally for 'low-end' wine. From Wine Spectator: http://bit.ly/ciFgYd
  • 2010.03.27
    It would have been beer writer Michael Jackson's 68th birthday: http://bit.ly/b2lYSm
  • 2010.03.26
    Room for more beer education. Overheard: The Sierra Nevada Brewing Glissade Golden Bock doesn't have enough hops. [That's NOT what a bock beer is!]

  • Phil Sides
  • 2010.03.26
    Twtter FollowFriday. Phil Sides @hopsock: a past organizer of NERAX; a co-developer of BJCP beer styles; a national beer judge.
  • 2010.03.25
    From 1964: John Updike’s paean to the beer can. http://bit.ly/9Fiou1

  • A full bar at Churchkey
  • 2010.03.25
    Congratulations! Churchkey is named Best Beer Bar with Best Beer List by Washington [D.C.] City Paper. http://bit.ly/96MkuX
  • 2010.03.25
    Is beer blogging mere 'preaching to the choir'? "Does anybody read beer blogs?" http://bit.ly/daxUEE
  • 2010.03.25
    Quintessence of cool. Robert Culp dies at 79. http://bit.ly/akVeQK

  • Lithuanian-style potato kugelis
  • 2010.03.25
    Sveiks! Veritas and kugelis and other Lithuanian (American) treats. http://bit.ly/a6KTpe
  • 2010.03.23
    President Obama signs US health care reform bill into law. http://bit.ly/bANzLm
  • 2010.03.23
    THE voice of the Washington Redskins, the mellifluous-piped Frank Herzog, retires from radio broadcasting. http://bit.ly/dmSEN4
  • 2010.03.23
    Support H.R. 4278: reduction of small brewers tax from $7 to $3.50 per bbl. Write your representative: http://bit.ly/aUz3w9
  • 2010.03.22
    Beer in Baltimore.com posts a recap of Baltimore, Maryland, Spring 2010 Real Ale Festival: http://bit.ly/dgwwO1
  • 2010.03.21
    Statistical anlysis showing "The Untimely Death of the American Session Beer." http://bit.ly/a1gqtI


  • 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.

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