Monday, December 21, 2009

Clamps & Gaskets: Roundup for Week 50

Clamps and Gaskets: weekly roundupClamps 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 of the pieces deal with beer (or wine, or whisky); some do not. But all are brief, and many are re-posts from my Twitter account:

This is Week 50:
13 December - 19 December 2009

  • 2009.12.19
    US House honors Miles Davis' "Kind of Blue", with not one dissenting vote.

  • 2009.12.19
    Dave Alexander of Brickskeller is unwitting 'hand-model in Honorable Mention-winning photo: 2009 Good Beer Blog Yuletide Contest.

  • 2009.12.19
    Around 9am, National Weather Service declares blizzard for Washington DC area.

  • Sisson & Barse(s)
  • 2009.12.18
    Clipper City officially introduced its casks of Maryland-hop Loose Cannon, Friday evening at Judge's Bench, in Ellicott City, MD. Photos:

  • 2009.12.18
    Maybe the only production Finnish Sahti being exported to the US:

  • 2009.12.18
    Gorgeous beer porn. Review, with photographs, of Birch & Barley/Churchkey in Brightest Young Things web-magazine.

  • 2009.12.18
    #FollowFriday: Steve Jones @oliverale, brewer, Pratt Street Alehouse (Baltimore MD). More DC/MD/VA breweries on Twitter:

  • 130+ @ Brix Xmas 2009 (02)
  • 2009.12.17
    24th(?) annual Winter/Christmas Beer Tasting at the Brickskeller in Washington, D.C. Photos:

  • 2009.12.17
    Merry Christmas, Washington D.C. football fans! Vinny Cerrato has resigned from Washington Redskins:

  • 2009.12.16
    5th principle: serve beer! 4 Principles for Planning Brain-Friendly Annual Meetings:

  • 2009.12.15
    The best Flickr photos of 2009:

  • 2009.12.14
    (Happy) Enron Collapse 8th Anniversary, Wendy Gramm!

  • 2009.12.13
    The best beer sommelier? Van Til, of
    Elite Brands in Michigan, is first to ever pass the Master Cicerone Certification Program exam:
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