Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Clamps & Gaskets: Roundup for 2010 Week 31

Clamps and Gaskets: weekly roundupWeek 31
1 August 2010 - 7 August 2010

  • 2010.08.07
    Famed Belgian brewery De Koninck sold ... to Duvel Moortgat (owners of Brewery Ommegang in the US). http://bit.ly/9SjDUq
  • 2010.08.06
    Top of the Hops Beer Fest in Charlottesville, Virginia, Saturday, September 11. http://bit.ly/9n9CTW

  • Flag, cask, & bottle
  • 2010.08.06
    Heavy Seas Loose Cannon, Maryland real ale, 'places' at the Great British Beer Festival: http://bit.ly/9YK2gu
  • 2010.08.06
    Google Maps mashup of cask ale outlets in US. http://bit.ly/9YPXSE
  • 2010.08.05
    Women are craft brewing's future: http://bit.ly/cTWIv4
  • 2010.08.04
    Mergers & acquistions in the craft beer business. http://bit.ly/cO3HNs

  • Still Life: Vegetables and Stick Shift
  • 2010.08.04
    Methoxypyrazine: that ol' green bell pepper aroma in wine. In Chilean Carmenere, it's a tasty thing: http://bit.ly/bsiUva
  • 2010.08.04
    Black India Pale Ale: a contradiction in terms for a beer style? http://bit.ly/bfp3Ec
  • 2010.08.03
    Study says that swapping beer for wine drinking can help a dieter lose calories: http://bit.ly/d77194
  • 2010.08.03
    1,625 breweries now in US —an increase of 100 breweries since July 2009— the highest total in 100 years. http://ow.ly/2jRMe
  • 2010.08.03
    To mitigate the ongoing weakness in the mainstream US beer market, MillerCoors to focus on faux 'craft beers': http://is.gd/e0oHz
  • 2010.08.03
    Verizon Center owner Ted Leonsis equates industrial lagers with 'craft' beers. http://bit.ly/aafga7
  • 2010.08.03
    Craft beer dollar sales were up 12% in 1st half of 2010 vs 9% in 2009. Volume sold was up 9% vs 5% in 2009. Statistics v the US Brewers Association: http://ow.ly/2jRMe
  • 2010.08.02
    Remembering A & M Records' Mitch Miller and his work with Charlie Parker: http://tinyurl.com/37zg35m
  • 2010.08.02
    A vegetarian is often asked: where do you get your proteins? Here: http://bit.ly/9YVIQY
  • 2010.08.02
    Wine Enthusiast looks at 9 basic American 'craft' beer styles, with examples. http://bit.ly/9YVIQY
  • 2010.08.02
    Dilution increases the flavor in coffee and alcoholic beverages: http://nyti.ms/a9dQV6
  • 2010.08.02
    Beer, money, and lobbying in Congress: http://bit.ly/dtwLoq
  • 2010.08.02
    Who is Jack McAuliffe? The rise & fall of New Albion Brewing led the way for the American 'craft' beer revolution. http://bit.ly/bBx9it
  • 2010.08.01
    D.C. Restaurant Week menus: http://tinyurl.com/345cbey August 16-22.

  • Lunch with Real Ale
  • 2010.08.01
    The 7 best restaurants for French fries in Washington D.C., according to the Washington Post: http://bit.ly/cuuAuV
  • 2010.08.01
    A British blogger believes that the beer business needs "smarter and androgynous" marketing, less macho posturing, and fewer "patronizing female-specific" beers: http://bit.ly/c8k76K
  • 2010.08.01
    Twitter hits 20 billion Tweets. http://ow.ly/2jeRl
  • 2010.08.01
    When brewers attack: Professioal brewers rate [some unkindly] the beer raters on RateBeer and BeerAdvocate. http://bit.ly/dCWGVk
  • 2010.08.01
    How the internet knows what it knows about you: http://bit.ly/aAi0wx

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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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