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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Clamps & Gaskets: Roundup for 2010 Weeks 40/41

Clamps and Gaskets: weekly roundupWeeks 40/41
3 October 2010 - 16 October 2010

  • 2010.10.16
    The 7th annual Chesapeake Real Ale Festival, organized by the only U.S. chapter of the Society for the Preservation of Beer From the Wood (SPBW), a U.K.-based advocacy group for cask-conditioned ale. http://bit.ly/94Z51N
  • 2010.10.15
    Government reports $1.3 trillion deficit for just-completed 2010 budget year, second largest in modern record http://bit.ly/dwouDA

  • Drawing a pint
  • 2010.09.14
    "Casking for It: An old-time beer-delivery system [cask-conditioned ale] makes a comeback in D.C." http://bit.ly/bOPx9c
  • 2010.10.14
    A veteran waiter reveals how customers don't always care about the service when they tip. Via Zagat: http://zagat.bz/c16qvd
  • 2010.10.14
    Re-thinking The Food Pyramid: USDA Aims For 'Superior' Guide http://n.pr/dbKms9
  • 2010.10.13
    Virginia and Maryland wine industry's Mike Grgich? Meet vineyard consultant Lucie Morton. http://wapo.st/cIN5qV
  • 2010.10.13
    "There are no strict rules." Pass the artichokes: difficult food and wine matches. http://bit.ly/d0nY9L
  • 2010.10.13
    Successful rescue of all 33 Chilean miners. http://wapo.st/dsw9B3
  • 2010.10.11
    Opera singer Joan Sutherland has died at age 83: http://wapo.st/am692M

  • Ice blanket (02)
  • 2010.10.11
    Pictorial lesson on keeping casks cool on the bar: http://bit.ly/9Xlq4w
  • 2010.10.11
    Top 50 US politics Twitter accounts to follow, as selected by the Guardian, in the UK. http://bit.ly/clnD1C
  • 2010.10.10
    Soul Singer Solomon Burke Dies At 70. http://n.pr/cLFGeN
  • 2010.10.10
    10/10/10: Happy Birthday, Thelonious Monk, composer/pianist nonpareil. http://bit.ly/7Hzmd
  • 2010.10.08
    American microbrewery history could be considered as beginning today, the 8th of October, 35 years ago: New Albion Brewing born. http://tinyurl.com/242lkze
  • 2010.10.08
    Liu Xiaobo, imprisoned in China for subversion, wins Nobel Peace Prize. http://wapo.st/cm97or
  • 2010.10.07
    Cheers, hon! It's Baltimore Beer Week. A guide to the over 300 events. http://bit.ly/9mXOS3
  • 2010.10.07
    Roy Halladay of the Philadelphia Phillies: only the 2nd pitcher to throw a no-hitter in baseball playoffs... ever. http://wapo.st/9nh9aI

  • Examining the pint
  • 2010.10.07
    Birthday in Beer: Greg Engert, beer sommelier. http://bit.ly/9pPX4z
  • 2010.10.07
    Why one anti-vegetarian author has it all wrong. http://bit.ly/d3siIW
  • 2010.10.04
    French thieves steal entire Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard in the Languedoc-Roussillon. http://bbc.in/dsurAw
  • 2010.10.04
    How SABMiller/Coors' brewery in Trenton, Ohio, achieved zero waste to landfill. http://fb.me/wb4KYOX3
  • 2010.10.03
    Why Facebook could become bigger in five years than Google is today. http://tcrn.ch/8XZIhk

  • 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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