Monday, August 10, 2009

Clamps & Gaskets: Roundup for Week 31

Clamps and Gaskets: weekly wrap-upClamps and Gaskets is a weekly wrap-up of stories that I have not posted at Yours For Good, but that, nevertheless, I find interesting or germane.

Most are concerned with beer, or wine, or whisk(e)y. Some are not. But all are brief. And many are re-posts from my Twitter account:

This is Week 31:
2 August - 8 August 2009

    Firkins on the wall

  • 2009.08.07
    At Great Dane Brewpub in downtown Madison, Wisconsin for lunch. Inner Warmth Peanut Stew with gravity pulled cask of Black Watch Scotch Ale. Slightly smoky. 6.2%"

  • 2009.08.07
    #FollowFriday @thefullpint,@beerinator: excellent aggregators of beer news.

  • 2009.08.07
    Via @dcbeer: DC Beer Week Survival Guide. /

  • 2009.08.06
    Legal snafu pulls Brew at the Zoo from DC Beer Week

  • 2009.08.04
    Why do many restaurant menus contain long wine lists but only a paltry handful of beers? From the Washington Post:

  • 2009.08.04
    Harvesting brewery-grown Cascade hops at Virginia's Devils Backbone Brewery.

  • 2009.08.04
    At the Great British Beer Festival: Champion Beer of Britain 2009 Gold: Rudgate Ruby Mild; Silver: Oakham Attila; Bronze: West Barkshire Dr Hexter's Healer

  • 2009.08.04
    Time to move to Maryland? Baltimore and Maryland continue to lead the country in job openings.

  • 2009.08.04
    Delaware chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) maddened by Obama's 'Beer Summit'. Industry responds.

  • 2009.08.04
    VA/DC/MD breweries that blog:

  • 2009.08.04
    News of a new Virginia brewery to open: Wolf Hills Brewing, near Bristol at the VA/NC border.

  • 2009.08.03
    What is the modern preferred etiquette for an email valediction? "Best", Cheers", "Sincerely" ... or nothing at all?

  • Beer Pioneers
  • 2009.08.02
    "Beer Pioneers":The roots & originators of American craft beer. Filmed by Jay Sheveck. Summer 2010 release.
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