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Monday, March 15, 2010

Clamps & Gaskets: Roundup for Week 10

Clamps and Gaskets: weekly roundupWeek 10
7 March 2010 - 13 March 2010
  • 2010.03.13
    It's nothing new. 'Black' IPA beer style was brewed in the UK ... in the 19th century. http://bit.ly/bsffCK
  • 2010.03.13
    The Maryland beer tax increase looks to be defeated this session. http://bit.ly/b4yVw8
  • 2010.03.12
    Corned beef & cabbage is not an Irish national dish. Nor is green beer for St. Patrick's Day. http://bit.ly/8CNda9
  • 2010.03.12
    #FollowFriday on Twitter for information on 'real ale' in the UK: @caskaleweek, @TonyJerome.
  • 2010.03.12
    The European grapevine moth threatens California wine crop. Discovered in Napa, the pest has spread to Sonoma. A quarantine has begun. http://bit.ly/91gGIe
  • 2010.03.12
    New Hampshire Liquor Commission bans Flying Dog Brewing's Raging Bitch 'Belgian-style IPA' because of its name. http://bit.ly/9HPp5S
  • Examining the pint
  • 2010.03.11
    Food & Wine Magazine honors Greg Engert of Churchkey beer bar in Washington, D.C. as a beer sommelier. http://bit.ly/aQComE
  • 2010.03.11
    Iowa legislature corrects inequity. In-state breweries may now make and sell beers of up to 12% abv. Out of state breweries ALREADY could. http://bit.ly/bW58YX
  • 2010.03.11
    On 11 March 1991, Lithuania declared its independence from the Soviet Union. http://bit.ly/arnJe2
  • 2010.03.11
    Belgian brewery De Dolle fire update: it was bad but its impact was not as bad as initial reports. Hurt employee recovering. http://bit.ly/cNg3HU
  • 2010.03.10
    The National Beer Wholesalers Association publishes a blog dealing with developments in alcohol regulation and litigation. http://bit.ly/8YCE5A
  • 2010.03.09
    The Brewers Association reports that overall beer numbers were down in 2009, but small brewery sales dollars were up 10.3%, volume up 7.2 % over 2008. http://bit.ly/99LaKC
  • 2010.03.09
    Britain creates a Minister of Pubs to assist pubs to survive as "centre of the community they serve." http://bit.ly/cclEly
  • 2010.03.09
    Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR), House Small Brewers Caucus co-chair, to keynote the Craft Brewers Conference, in Chicago in April. http://bit.ly/aULUKj
  • 2010.03.09
    More on the raids on Philadelphia-area beer pubs by the State of Pennsylvania. http://bit.ly/aBjZV0
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  • Clamps and Gaskets is a weekly wrap-up of stories not posted at Yours For Good Fermentables.com. Most deal with beer (or wine, or whisky); some do not. But all are brief, and many are re-posts from my Twitter account: twitter.com/cizauskas.
  • The Clamps and Gaskets graphic was created by Mike Licht at NotionsCapital.

3 comments:

  1. I eat pints too! But I must try one of these "Shamrock sandwiches" I keep hearing about.

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  2. Is that link for the The National Beer Wholesalers Association blog correct? I've only had one beer today, a Sly Fox Pikeland Pils- it shouldn't have affected me THAT much...

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  3. Link corrected,. Thanks for the heads up 'Jess.'
    http://bit.ly/8YCE5A

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