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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Clamps & Gaskets: Roundup for Week 11

Clamps and Gaskets: weekly roundupWeek 11
14 March 2010 - 20 March 2010
  • 2010.03.20
    Why did spring arrive a day earlier than 'usual'? http://bit.ly/bcYcgd
  • 2010.03.20
    The 4,600 lb pizza oven arrived at Mad Fox Brewing in Falls Church, VA. http://bit.ly/aj0FPM [Link includes other pics of the brewpub's construction.]
  • Brewing friends at SAVOR
  • 2010.03.19
    New 2010 Brewers Association board members: Nick Matt, Sam Calagione, Mark Edelson. http://bit.ly/bZHFwy
  • 2010.03.19
    The new FCC broadband plan has good ideas but nothing too drastic: http://bit.ly/aTtnTc
  • 2010.03.19
    From 1964: John Updike’s paean to the beer can. http://bit.ly/9Fiou1
  • 2010.03.19
    Yelp sued for deleting positive comments when business refused to buy advertising on the site: http://tcrn.ch/cQUiBx
  • 2010.03.19
    Twitter #FollowFriday: Maryland for Better Beer & Wine Laws @MBBWL advocates for change in US alcohol laws, specifically in Maryland.
  • 08_Cheese wheel, unwrapped
  • 2010.03.19
    The results of the recently completed World Cheese Championships, held in Madison, Wisconsin: http://bit.ly/cJdQZE
  • 2010.03.18
    The US House of Representatives subcommittee on Courts and Competition held hearing on the three-tier system of alcohol distribution in US. http://bit.ly/98T8x3
  • 2010.03.18
    SABMiller/Coors begins US testing marketing on a new small-batch beer that they are promoting as a Pre-Prohibition style lager. http://bit.ly/9bJWBr
  • 2010.03.17
    Congress proposes halving small brewers’ excise tax and reducing the marginal rate. http://bit.ly/9cRi1M
  • 2010.03.17
    In an internet world of bloggers, why professional food critics still matter. Why foodies should worry when a mainstream paper, such as the Wall Street Journal, loses a food reviewer. http://bit.ly/cubza4
  • 2010.03.17
    The top chef of Bravo cable network's Top Chef program has "astonishing array of beers available to match food" at his New York City restaurant, Colicchio & Sons: http://bit.ly/ctsaMt
  • 2010.03.17
    Guinness bubbles really do flow down in a glass, rather than up, say scientists. http://bit.ly/aOQFVF
  • 2010.03.17
    Four brewing companies control and brew half of the world’s beer. http://bit.ly/d1k3os
  • 2010.03.17
    What did the original Pliny the Elder (b. AD 23, d. 79) actually say about hops? http://bit.ly/cWCgwT Pronouncing "Pliny" [as in the beers Pliny the Elder and Pliny the Younger from Russian River Brewing Company]: http://bit.ly/ap7RC8
  • Rosé and face
  • 2010.03.17
    For wine, 'terroir' is about smallness of scale & uniqueness of product. http://bit.ly/dgZazo
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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.

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