Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Clamps & Gaskets: Roundup for 2010 Week 30

Clamps and Gaskets: weekly roundupWeek 30
25 July 2010 - 31 July 2010

    [Portrait of Billie Holiday, Downbeat, New York, N.Y., ca. Feb. 1947] (LOC)
  • 2010.07.31
    Library of Congress posts photos by William P. Gottlieb on-line: from 1938-1948, documenting jazz scene in New York City and Washington, D.C. http://bit.ly/bqBZf3
  • 2010.07.30
    For Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia: a 'hip-hop' tag becomes a mainstream hashtag and nickname: #DMV http://bit.ly/btSNRD
  • 2010.07.30
    Soot control could erase 100 yrs of warming in 10 years, new study claims. http://bit.ly/cyteDZ
  • 2010.07.30
    Beer vs wine pairing-with-food smackdown at Columbia Firehouse Restaurant in Alexandria, VA. http://bit.ly/9FAV95
  • 2010.07.30
    250 beers rated by 'brown paper bag method.' Joe Sixpack reviews new book: "Beer Trials". http://bit.ly/denQs5
  • 2010.07.30
    Twitter FollowFriday. Julia Herz @lyonsgal: Brewers Association Craft Beer Program Director. Craft Beer Muses blog at http://bit.ly/bk5FUX
  • 2010.07.30
    Twitter FollowFriday. A Yankee in Earl's Court: Washington, D.C. beer guy @RickG_VA tweets at the Great British Beer Festival, Aug. 3-7.
  • 2010.07.30
    Reign of Brewdog brewery's 'The End of History' as strongest beer in the world (55% abv) has ended. Dutch brewery ‘t Koelschip releases 'Start the Future' at 60% abv. http://bit.ly/9EI3es
  • 2010.07.30
    Beer Birthdays: Tom Peters of Monks Cafe in Philadelpia, Pa. http://tinyurl.com/23v7e6b; Jonathan Surratt, creator of BeerMapping.com: http://bit.ly/9ghOT1
  • 2010.07.29
    Afghanistan, beer, attempted assassination: it's all in Wikileaks. http://bit.ly/bQengz

  • Firkins (02)
  • 2010.07.29
    How does an American cask get to the Great British Beer Festival? Steve Jones of Oliver Ales tells how: http://bit.ly/d1at47
  • 2010.07.28
    One indication that an economic recovery is ongoing? Krones -the world’s biggest maker of beer and beverage bottling equipment - returns to profitability. http://bit.ly/ceYhil
  • 2010.07.28
    Marinating meat in beer before grilling may reduce cancer-causing HCAs, says study: http://bit.ly/cl1yt8 (with recipes)
  • 2010.07.28
    Verizon Center is No. 1 in mouse droppings, says ESPN, in a review of health department records. http://bit.ly/afhGXn
  • 2010.07.28
    Craft brewery consolidation continues. Magic Hat and Pyramid Breweries, already merged, are to be acquired by North American Breweries, a company which owns Genesee Brewery, the J.W Dundee beer brand, and which distributes Labatts within the US. http://bit.ly/bwTsd6
  • 2010.07.28
    The founder of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (M.A.D.D.) decries the current neo-prohibitionist bent of that organization. http://bit.ly/dxHzF2
  • 2010.07.28
    California-based Stone Brewing Company mulls buying Highgate & Davenports brewery in UK at which to produce its Stone beers for the European market. http://ff.im/-ol3uC
  • 2010.07.28
    In 2009, ebooks were 1% of all book sales. http://bit.ly/cqTPuO
  • 2010.07.26
    Is there maltose in beer? No! That's an inherent fallacy of the South Beach Diet. http://bit.ly/9WR78A
  • 2010.07.26
    Chef Robert Weidemaier expands his Washington, D.C area restaurant holdings. Mussel Bar opens in Bethesda, Maryland. http://bit.ly/a99Caa

  • 1st asparagus of the season
  • 2010.07.26
    The Chicago Tribune examines 'Kolsch-style' beers for summer quaffing. http://is.gd/dHa69
  • 2010.07.25
    Beer Birthdays: Vinnie Cilurzo of Russian River. http://bit.ly/aEpbQq; Paul Gatza, the Director of the Brewers Association, a trade group for small breweries in the US. http://bit.ly/bNr4ap
  • 2010.07.25
    Nine 'green' US brewpubs: http://bit.ly/a6PBai
  • 2010.07.25
    The Internet will run out of new addresses in less than a year, unless ... http://ow.ly/2g0FB
  • 2010.07.25
    A brewery vat explodes; 270 barrels of beer flood a Canadian town; no one seriously injured. http://bit.ly/9pOIyP
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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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