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Thursday, July 01, 2010

Clamps & Gaskets: Roundup for 2010 Week 25

Clamps and Gaskets: weekly roundupWeek 25
20 June 2010 - 26 June 2010

  • 2010.06.26
    Always room for more beer education. Here: An excerpt from an 1867 American periodical on Anton Dreher, the "forgotten father of [European] continental industrial brewing." http://bit.ly/a01SoK
  • 2010.06.26
    It was bound to happen. A Twitter security hole has been found, and it hasn't been fixed. Beware! http://bit.ly/czX9kR
  • 2010.06.26
    Troegs Brewery of Pennsylvania to undergo large expansion, build new brewery in 2011. http://bit.ly/bZfKR5

  • Abita at the Fest
  • 2010.06.25
    Abita Brewery in Louisiana brews S.O.S. Pilsner in 22-ounce bottles to support oil spill relief. But ironically and unfortunately, the beer may not be sold in spill-ravaged Alabama and Mississippi. http://bit.ly/9nqG2H
  • 2010.06.25
    A roundup of vegan barbecue (!) recipes. http://bit.ly/a4y
  • 2010.06.25
    Virginia wine folk for Twitter #FollowFriday: @genevelyn, @vawineevent.
  • 2010.06.25
    Wine folk for Twitter #FollowFriday: @RobertMParkerJr, @KevinZraly, @dmwine, @WineSpectator, @WineEnthusiast, @Decantercom, @TweSommelier.
  • 2010.06.25
    What is #FollowFriday? Suggest other Twitter users to follow AND include a reason why. Finish with hashmark #followfriday and/or #ff.
  • 2010.06.25
    8 Pale Ales reviewed by Lauren Buzzeo of Wine Enthusiast Magazine: http://bit.ly/baX1Zw
  • 2010.06.24
    The Smithsonian Folk Life Festival runs 24 June through 5 July, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. http://bit.ly/cAiGlj

  • Pat Casey & Bob Tupper
  • 2010.06.24
    Birthday in Beer: Patrick Casey, importer of Flag Porter, Heather Ale, Skullsplitter, Black Cat, etc. Recently retired. http://bit.ly/bZf15r
  • 2010.06.24
    President Obama treats Russian President Medvedev to burger 'n' fries at Rays Hell Burger in Clarendon, VA. http://bit.ly/9Nx0cG
  • 2010.06.24
    Total beer consumption in the US was down 2% in 2009. So far this year, even more so. US 'craft beer' sales, however, were up 7% in 2009, and this year so far, even more so. From the Beer Institute: http://n.pr/dt2Hpp
  • 2010.06.23
    Brewers Association interviews brewer Chris Burcher of Wolf Hills Brewing in Abingon, Virginia: http://bit.ly/bLkacQ
  • 2010.06.23
    Belgian lambic brewery 3 Fonteinen has brewed its final Oude Geuze on site. going forward, it will ferment & blend lambic and gueuze using wort from other Belgian lambic breweries. http://bit.ly/d4n4fn
  • 2010.06.22
    A photo of the 'Green Fire' of the Southern Lights, as seen on the International Space Station: http://huff.to/8Zow7O
  • 2010.06.22
    The Union Station Capitol City Brewery in Washington, D.C. will close in 2011. http://bit.ly/cpLKVw
  • 2010.06.22
    The changing brewpub scene in the Washington, D.C. area: http://bit.ly/9AMo8Z
  • 2010.06.22
    Rum Wars: Puerto Rico squares off against Diageo, a London-based beverage and food conglomerate. http://bit.ly/bEiKsr

  • Appetizers
  • 2010.06.22
    At an Arlington, Virginia bar, it's a beer breakfast for the World Cup: http://bit.ly/9q2JuY. In 2007, a Maryland restaurant arranged a more 'formal' beer breakfast: http://bit.ly/c17HVp
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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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