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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Clamps & Gaskets: Roundup for 2010 Week 29

Clamps and Gaskets: weekly roundupWeek 29
18 July 2010 - 24 July 2010

  • 2010.07.24
    More on the locavore wine controversy: do LOCAL restaurants support LOCAL wines? A Washington, D.C.-area discussion: http://bit.ly/aAsOes
  • BURP at the Fox
  • 2010.07.24
    Despite predicted decline for 2010, restaurant beer sales are up 1.2%. More statistics, via the Brewers Association: http://ow.ly/2g0Bh
  • 2010.07.24
    President Obama touts Chicago beer: Goose Island Brewery's 312. http://bit.ly/bfnAKs
  • 2010.07.24
    CBSNews Video interviews James Watt of BrewDog about his brewery's 55 alcohol-by-volume beer, 'The End of History': http://bit.ly/9xuY23
  • 2010.07.23
    Veteran newsmaker Daniel Schorr has died. http://n.pr/dnxHrm
  • Liefmans Kriek (02)
  • 2010.07.23
    Production of Oud Bruin, Goudenband, and Kriek have resumed since Liefmans —a 'sour' beer brewery in Belgium— was purchased by Duvel/Moortgat. http://bit.ly/cqOGs8a
  • 2010.07.23
    FollowFriday on Twitter. 4 British beer Twits: @MelissaCole, @TonyJerome, @MarkDredge, @Tandleman.
  • 2010.07.23
    In terms of an inflation/unemployment metric, Seattle is the least miserable city in the US; Detroit is the most miserable. Washington, D.C. is the second least miserables. http://bit.ly/dyhGhf
  • Klaus Wittauer
  • 2010.07.23
    Gruner Veltliner? Zweigelt? An interview with Klaus Wittauer, a Virginia, U.S.-based importer of Austrian wine: http://bit.ly/dtB1r8
  • 2010.07.22
    Virginia's Rosemont Winery 2007 Meritage wins the 2010 Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition. http://bit.ly/d8Jkmu
  • 2010.07.22
    A guide to how many beer-equivalents various exercises will burn off. http://bit.ly/Y3GFn
  • 2010.07.22
    BeerInBaltimore.com is selected as Best Baltimore Beer Blog, by Baltimore Magazine. http://bit.ly/ddQVMa
  • 2010.07.21
    The beer list for the Great British Beer Festival: http://bit.ly/uD93d. The international beer list at the GBBF: http://bit.ly/dsA6s
  • 2010.07.21
    What the colonists might have quaffed. Yards Brewing of Pennsylvania attempts to brew modern interpretations of 18th century beers: http://bit.ly/aIf70P
  • 2010.07.20
    Oak barrels, 'wild' yeasts, and bacteria: US brewers sour their beers, deliberately. http://dld.bz/mX9R
  • 2010.07.19
    A digital media milestone: In the last 3 months, Amazon has sold more e-books than hardcover books: http://bit.ly/and2r5
  • 2010.07.19
    Governor McDonnnell ponders privatizing Virginia's liquor stores. Proponents and opponents weigh in: http://bit.ly/cG1Orr
  • 2010.07.19
    A proposed reduction in the beer excise tax reduction could ADD $10.91 in sales for each dollar lost in government revenue. http://bit.ly/9ybEBJ
  • 2010.07.19
    James Suckling —The Wine Spectator's long-time writer/reviewer on Bordeaux wines— retires suddenly. Controversy ensues: http://bit.ly/cjnwQo. And, do wine scores really matter? http://bit.ly/a10y5L
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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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