American 'macro' lagers as rated via @ratebeer: http://bit.ly/d6sIb4 (Spoiler alert: AB InBev's Rolling Rock is no.1)
Beermapping.com now showing up in Google Maps reviews section for beer locations. Useful good-beer search resource. http://bit.ly/cO8B9J
Is Pilsener (Pilsner) a beer style or a beer from Plzen? http://bit.ly/95hKS1
Twitter #FollowFriday today is @FritzHahn of the Washington Post Going Out Gurus @goingoutguide. Beer, music, nightlife, and more
Tickets for the 12 June 2010 World Beer Festival in Richmond VA are now on sale. http://bit.ly/cLcXQx
The UK Guardian rips into 'real ale'. Beer author Pete Brown rips back 9in the comments section). http://bit.ly/9oy6rb
DRAFT Magazine selects 150 Best Beer Bars. In Washington D.C., excludes Churchkey. http://bit.ly/c9PrnD
The viognier wines of Virginia, reviewed. http://bit.ly/bkgIJk
Gemütlichkeit for Washington, DC: H St. Biergarten opening next month. All-German beer menu with 12 taps. http://bit.ly/bWVN75
January 30 1835: the first known use of the expression "India Pale Ale." http://bit.ly/aJAO8K
The music lives on. Jazz guitarist Herb Ellis has died at age 88. http://bit.ly/d1ENTU
Beer-and-food pairings from the Brewers Association. Reviewed: http://bit.ly/drXVpH
- 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.