Chef Boyardee to buy Pabst Brewing. http://bit.ly/chs0ra
Twitter #FollowFriday hashmark for news of the beer scene in the Washington, D.C. metro area: #DCBrews
Anheuser-Busch InBev may be selling Bass, Boddington, and other beer brands. http://bit.ly/bSASmi
After 44 years in business, The Alpine — an Arlington, Virginia, restaurant— has closed. http://bit.ly/9GONZE
Norton: America's (Virginia's) home-grown red wine grape? http://bit.ly/anbpkK
There's always room for more beer education. Most of the cloudiness of a hefeweizen is NOT caused so much by yeast but more so by wheat proteins.
U.S. Congress passes American Craft Beer Week resolution. http://bit.ly/aIMfjE
So you want to open a micro-distillery? Read about the 2010 Whiskey and Moonshine Distilling Conference. http://bit.ly/dcQGB0
So you want to build a brewpub? How Mad Fox Brewing of Falls Church, Virginia, built its kettle flue to keep condo owners happy. http://bit.ly/c0FHbG
Virginia liquor store privatization gains momentum. http://is.gd/cezl7
Remembering a pioneer of the craft beer industry. Today is the birthday of Bert Grant; he opened the 1st US brewpub. http://bit.ly/bZYbVu
Hank Jones —pianist, innovator, gentleman— has died. His jazz legacy endures. http://nyti.ms/cAxsgf
New York City honors Brooklyn's brewing history: http://nyti.ms/dbmsO2. More on the city's influential Bushwick Pilsners: http://bit.ly/c15gnR
Happy American Craft Beer Week: May 17-23, 2010. http://www.americancraftbeerweek.org
- 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.