Thursday, June 24, 2010

Clamps & Gaskets: Roundup for 2010 Week 24

Clamps and Gaskets: weekly roundupWeek 24
13 June 2010 - 19 June 2010

  • 2010.06.19
    Sad news. Manute Bol —humanitarian, past NBA basketball player— has died at age 47, at University of Virginia Medical Center. http://bit.ly/cAchYm
  • 2010.06.19
    Budweiser is "a good beer," says Andy Calimano of Philly Craft Beer Festival. Hear his statement in context: http://ff.im/-mlKFg
  • 2010.06.19
    Due to population growth and environmental concerns, a United Nations study urges a global vegetarian diet. http://bit.ly/auGTUM

  • Beer writer Chuck Cook
  • 2010.06.18
    St. Bernardus and Westvleteren: Writer Chuck Cook teases "the real story" about the connection between these two beers. http://bit.ly/94VsMU
  • 2010.06.18
    Twitter #FollowFriday: For news of the Northern Virginia SummerBrewfest, 26/27 June, in Leesburg, follow this hashmark - @novabrewfest.

  • Saunders & Cizauskas
  • 2010.06.18
    Twitter #FollowFriday: beer book authors. @lucybeercook, @CharliePapazian, @Cicerone_org, @PeteBrownBeer, @lewbryson, @StanHieronymus, @thebeerchicks, @maureenogle.
  • 2010.06.18
    A few photos from the World Beer Festival, held in Richmond Virginia, 12 June: http://bit.ly/deVDrW
  • 2010.06.17
    More on short pours in US beer bars: when a pint is not really a 16-ounce pint. http://bit.ly/9Tcn2m
  • 2010.06.17
    The Wine Spectator purchases Malt Advocate magazine. Founder, publisher, editor, John Hansell to remain as editor. http://bit.ly/d6a5UE
  • 2010.06.16
    Dramatic (and horrible) photograph of BP oil washing ashore in Orange Beach, Alabama: http://j.mp/9SEe91
  • 2010.06.16
    U.S. Dept. of Agriculture's Dietary Guidelines to recommend eating more vegetables. http://bit.ly/bigSaO
  • 2010.06.16
    Downy Mildew is attacking basil crops along the US East Coast http://bit.ly/cw3qkp. And it could attack hops: http://bit.ly/bDEiLI
  • 2010.06.15
    At least for expensive wines, the economic recovery seems to be in full gear, and for 'fine' wine, it's a record high. http://is.gd/cQ7eb

  • Moon over Clarendon 02
  • 2010.06.15
    Clarendon 4.0: This Arlington, Virginia neighborhood's new restaurants. http://bit.ly/94oMHo
  • 2010.06.15
    Follow news of the 1st ever USA Beer Bloggers Conference, November 5-7, 2010 in Boulder, Colorado. Via Twitter: @BeerBloggers

  • Riggers (05)
  • 2010.06.14
    Washington DC's impending brewery boom. http://ow.ly/1Yquu
  • 2010.06.14
    Scientists now know exactly why polyphenols in red wine & green tea (and hops) inhibit prostate cancer growth. Via Science Daily: http://bit.ly/a7B3wdn
  • 2010.06.14
    Enjoyable World Cup, so far. But ... can't they ban that annoying vuvuzela? http://bit.ly/9TUU5i
  • 2010.06.14
    A wine blogger drinks a can of Ten-Fidy Imperial Stout from Oskar Blues Brewing. He compares it to Dodge Ram 1500. He likes it. http://bit.ly/9LmB3M

  • 2010.06.13
    An extensive, ongoing, series of classic print beer ads, posted at the Brookston Beer Bulletin: http://bit.ly/9wbBNh
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  • 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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