Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Clamps & Gaskets: Roundup for 2010 Week 33

Clamps and Gaskets: weekly roundupWeek 33
15 August 2010 - 21 August 2010

  • 2010.08.21
    Music and food, and beer of 4 Virginia breweries at the 2nd annual Brew Ridge Trail Music Fest.
  • 2010.08.20
    DC Beer Week begins Friday, 20 August, continues through Saturday, 28 August.

  • A Smoking Romance
  • 2010.08.19
    13 arrested for ... smoking, in Falls Church, Virginia, restaurants:
  • 2010.08.19
    Computer chip maker Intel purchases internet security company McAfee for $7.68 Billion.
  • 2010.08.19
    SABMiller/Coors has established a 'craft' beer department, something Miller did once before ... in 1995.
  • 2010.08.18
    Chardonnay, when unoaked, has a place at the summer table. Wine from the Maconnais, in Burgundy, France:
  • 2010.08.17
    Anheuser-Busch targets the Craft Brewers Alliance for a possible takeover:
  • 2010.08.17
    What exactly IS a stone fruit? Richmond, Virginia's Secco Wine Bar explains:
  • 2010.08.17
    Austrian Pinot Noir the best in the world? The surprising results of an international 'blind' tasting.
  • 2010.08.17
    New York State gives a grant to the Brooklyn Brewery for a major expansion:
  • 2010.08.17
    The number of brewing plants vs. the number of brewing companies: setting the US historical statistical record straight.
  • 2010.08.16
    Hurricane Katrina destroyed his prints, but NOT the negatives. Herman Leonard —photographer of the jazz scene of the 40s, 50, and 60s— has died at age 87.
  • 2010.08.16
    At Saratoga, trainers are feeding their race horses Guinness rather than carrots.

  • Mr Boh
  • 2010.08.16
    Now brewed by SABMiller/Coors, Baltimore, Maryland's venerable Natty Boh beer makes a comeback.
  • 2010.08.15
    Now she's singing with the angels. Abbey Lincoln, 80 —jazz singer, songwriter, and actress— has died.
  • 2010.08.15
    "An aptitude for transformative potentiality. Nuances imparted by degeneration." How and why beer can age gracefully (and which particular brands do so exceptionally):

  • The couple pictured above, smoking, was NOT among those arrested. It remains legal to smoke OUTSIDE of a Virginia restaurant.
  • Clamps and Gaskets is a weekly wrap-up of stories  not posted at Yours For Good Most deal with beer (or wine, or whisky); some do not. But all are brief, and many are re-posts from my Twitter account:
  • The Clamps and Gaskets graphic was created by Mike Licht at NotionsCapital.

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