Monday, September 30, 2013

Clamps & Gaskets: News Roundup for Weeks 37/38, 2013.

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

Weeks 37/38
8 September - 21 September 2013

  • 2013.09.19
    September 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day.

  • 2013.09.17
    September 17th is Constitution Day. The U.S. Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution on this day in 1787.

  • 2013.09.16
    Mekong Restaurant in Richmond, Virginia, is voted best craft beer bar in America, in an informal poll conducted by the Brewers Association at

  • 2013.09.16
    Twelve people were killed by a former Navy reservist at Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. Via ABC News.

  • 2013.09.16
    Why aren't there more people of color in 'craft' brewing? Via NPR.

  • 2013.09.16
    Legionnaire's Disease bacteria discovered at Warsteiner Brewery in Germany, not in in the beer, but in the brewery's waste-water. The brewery is not believed to be the source of the outbreak. Via Beverage Daily.

  • 2013.09.15
    The 7 best NFL stadiums for 'craft' beer, as ranked by the Daily Meal.

  • 2013.09.15
    Death toll in Colorado flooding rises to 8. Via Fox News.

  • 2013.09.15
    Colorado floods affected breweries such as Oskar Blues and Left Hand. Via Denver Post.

  • 2013.09.12
    Launched in 1977, Voyager 1 has become the first human object to leave the solar system. Via National Geographic.

    Barrels & mural
    DC Brau Brewing Company (Washington, D.C.) had the 5th fastest growth.
  • 2013.09.11
    The 10 'craft' breweries that grew the fastest in 2012. Via The Street.

  • 2013.09.09
    Jim Koch of Boston Beer Company (maker of Samuel Adams beers) becomes a billionaire, the first owner of a 'craft' brewery to do so. Via NPR.

  • 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.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Comment here ...