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Saturday, March 14, 2009

Clamps and Gaskets: week 10

Clamps and Gaskets: weekly wrap-up

Clamps and Gaskets is a weekly wrap-up of many worthwhile stories and other observations which I have not posted here at Yours For Good Fermentables.com.

Most of the items are concerned with beer, or wine, or whisky. Some are not. But all are brief. And most are re-posts from my Twitter account.

Clamps and Gaskets is a weekly wrap-up of stories and other observations which I have not posted here at YFGF.

Most concern beer, or wine. Some do not. All are brief. And, most are re-posts from my Twitter account.

This is the inaugural wrap-up: Week 10.

  • 2009.03.14
    2003 US organic beer sales totaled $9 million. In 2006 to $25 million. In 2008 ?

  • 2009.03.13
    Jack Curtin: Lunch with Fritz Maytag [guru of Anchor Brewing who has things to say about 'beer styles'] http://jackcurtin.com/ldo/?p=771

  • 2009.03.12
    Cicerone.org: Research finds taste bud proteins sensitive to metal. Good beer from a can still tastes fine! http://tinyurl.com/c5gxxh

  • 2009.03.11
    Just overheard at a bar.... Give me a beer. I've given up rum for Lent.

  • 2009.03.11
    Washington Post Beer Madness winnows field to 8 beers, including Bud American Ale. http://tinyurl.com/bgalss

  • 2009.03.10
    It's the r word: IMF chief warns world entering 'Great Recession'. Time for a beer. http://tinyurl.com/aojj37

  • 2009.03.10
    More cooking with beer: ale-braised red cabbage. Had some yummy seitan patties too. Will blog about the beer soon.http://eatair.blogspot.com/2009/03/cooking-with-beer.html

  • 2009.03.10
    listening to Rob Pegoraro: the future of the book and ebook on Kojo Nnamdi's show noon to 1 p.m. http://wamu.org

  • 2009.03.10
    Barnes & Noble has purchased Fictionwise: ebooks that predate Amazon's Kindle and don't require $$ hardware. http://tinyurl.com/b6treb

  • 2009.03.10
    There's a report out that Anheuser-Busch InBev has indeed begun to alter Bud's recipes. http://bit.ly/jlLKX

  • 2009.03.09
    US bottled water company Aquamantra introduces 100% biodegradable plastic bottle. http://tinyurl.com/d95pka

  • 2009.03.09
    wusa9: Gov Kaine to sign Virginia restaurant smoking ban bill today. Does not take effect until December. http://tinyurl.com/a2znk9

  • 2009.03.09
    Oregon proposes a 1900% tax increase on beer.... that's 38 TIMES more than it is now. http://tinyurl.com/9bnla8

  • 2009.03.09
    Having trouble paying bills? Scoff at them ... just like Anheuser-Busch InBev. http://tinyurl.com/csthgc

  • 2009.03.08
    "Giving up drinking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I've done it thousands of times." -- Mark Twain [HappyHourGuys.com]

  • 2009.03.08
    When a little is more than enough. Session Beer Project. http://tinyurl.com/dbc7yo

  • 2009.03.08
    Flying Dog ranked top alcohol beverage brand on Twitter. http://tinyurl.com/dkx4ef

  • 2009.03.08
    Customer service might have helped. All Circuit Citys will close for good at end of business today. http://tinyurl.com/ag6f4v

  • 2009.03.08
    Reason #93 for Twittering. If Daniel Schorr can do it, so can I!

  • 2009.03.08
    Asheville, North Carolina breweries form a guild. http://tinyurl.com/apb39o
Any references preceded by "@" or "via" or "#" are the names of Twitter account holders. The Clamps and Gaskets graphic was created by NotionsCapital.

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