Monday, October 28, 2013

Clamps & Gaskets: News Roundup for Weeks 41/42, 2013.

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

Weeks 41/42
6 October - 19 October 2013

  • 2013.10.19
    Congress passes, President Obama signs bill to raise debt limit, re-open government. Via Washington Post.

  • 2013.10.18
    Another U.S. brewery purchased by Belgian investors. Duvel Moortgat buys Kansas City's Boulevard Brewery, for $100M. Via USA Today.

    Cheers to Five Great Years!
  • 2013.10.18
    Baltimore, Maryland, celebrates the 5th annual Baltimore Beer Week: 18-27 October 2013.

  • 2013.10.14
    Government shutdown affected wine imports, new wine releases, and new winery permits. Via Wines and Vines.

  • 2013.10.13
    The winners of the Great American Beer Festival, held 10-12 October 2013, in Denver, Colorado.

    The cleaning can
  • 2013.10.09
    Five cardinal Sins of 'craft' beer draft service. Via Julia Herz at Brewers Association.

  • 2013.10.09
    Peter Higgs and Francois Englert —scientists who predicted the now-discovered Higgs boson— win Nobel Prize in physics. Via BBC.

  • 2013.10.07
    Interview with Makers Mark's Vice-President of Operations, Victoria MacRae-Samuels, one of the few women in bourbon industry hierarchy. Via Huffington Post.

  • 2013.10.07
    U.S. government shutdown causing delays in new brewery licences and label approvals. Via The Beer Babe and The BeerMonger.

  • 2013.10.06
    Auf Wiedersehen, Oktoberfest! Munich's 18-day beer festival ends today. To return: 20 September 2014.

  • 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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