Monday, November 26, 2012

Clamps & Gaskets: News Roundup for Weeks 46/47, 2012

Clamps and Gaskets: weekly roundup
A bi-weekly, non-comprehensive roundup
of news of beer and other things.

Weeks 46/47
11 November - 24 November 2012

  • 2012.11.24
    President Obama visits bookstore in Arlington, Virginia, promotes "Small Business Saturday" Via Reuters.

  • 2012.11.23
    Maryland brewery Peabody Heights learns first-hand that federal beer labeling restrictions can sometimes be absurd. Via Baltimore Business Journal.

  • 2012.11.22
    Burgundy's 2012 harvest very low; a big increase in prices expected. Via WAMU.

  • 2012.11.22
    Twinkie-maker, Hostess, to go out of business. Blames union. Via Dallas Morning News.

    'Serious' meal? (02)
  • 2012.11.21
    The history of the Thanksgiving meal begins in... 1841. Mythbusting via FastCompany.

  • 2012.11.22
    National Fish and Wildlife Foundation receives $4 billion for conservation purpose from BP's Hurricane Katrina-related oil spill settlement. Via Washington Post.

  • 2012.11.14
    Black IPAs: the gateway to dark beers for hopheads? Via The Guardian.

  • 2012.11.13
    Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper voted National League Rookie of Year. At 19, youngest non-pitcher player ever. Via WAMU.

  • 2012.11.11
    A WWII vet, the symphony he wrote, and the standing ovation he received 70 years later. Via NPR.

  • 2012.11.11
    The Governor of Virginia declares the week of 11-17 November 2012 as Virginia Cider Week:

  • 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
  • The Clamps and Gaskets graphic was created by Mike Licht at NotionsCapital.

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