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Monday, January 31, 2011

Clamps & Gaskets: News Roundup for 2011 Week 4

Clamps and Gaskets: weekly roundup
A non-comprehensive roundup of the week's
news of beer and other things.

Week 4
23 January 2011 - 29 January 2011

  • 2011.01.29
    The Brewers Association now considers Yuengling Brewing Company as a 'craft' brewery. Maybe, it's time to shed the 'craft beer' label, and re-tool the association as the United States Brewers Association.
  • 2011.01.29
    Maryland lawmakers have submitted legislation to allow direct shipping of wine to consumers in the state. Via WTOP Radio News.
  • 2011.01.29
    Birthday in beer: Jeff Wells, co-founder of Washington D.C. Beer Week.
  • Kasper and Natty Boh
  • 2011.01.29
    National Bohemian —no longer brewed in Baltimore, Maryland, but in Eden, North Carolina, for Pabst by SABMiller/Coors— will soon again be available as draft beer in Baltimore, and other markets.
  • 2011.01.29
    Bill proposed to allow brewpub in downtown Hagerstown, Maryland.
  • 2011.01.29
    ElBaradei says the Egyptian state has collapsed; Mubarak must go. Via New York Times.

  • Brewers Resource Directory 1999 (front)
  • 2011.01.28
    The Brewers Association has released the 2011/12 edition of The Brewers Resource Directory. Many consider it to be the definitive list of breweries, beer equipment fabricators, ingredient suppliers, wholesalers, associations, publications, legal and technical resources, etc.
  • 2011.01.28
    So you want to sell your beer in bottles? Baying Hound Ales offers a how-to guide with links to appropriate government sites.
  • 2011.01.28
    The White House has ordered several cases of beer from Hinter Land Brewery of Green Bay, Wisconsin, for President Obama's Super Bowl party.
  • 2011.01.27
    Virginia's newest brewery, Blue Lab Brewing, to celebrate its grand opening in Lexington. Via Musings Over A Pint.

  • pyrateers
  • 2011.01.27
    An industry analyst finds that the future looks young and strong for the 'Craft Beer' industry.
  • 2011.01.27
    Stop with naming beers with hop puns, says Maryland brewer.
  • 2011.01.27
    Happy 255th birthday, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
  • 2011.01.27
    Evolution Brewery eying move from Delaware to Maryland, for bigger digs. Regulatory hurdles remain. http://ow.ly/3JSLY
  • 2011.01.26
    How's that for privacy? Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook Fan Page hacked. Via Mashable.
  • 2011.01.26
    Dunkel, schwarzbier, tmave: the Washington Post tastes "the dark side of lager."
  • 2011.01.26
    Without distribution partners signed, New Belgium Brewery announces sales expansion into Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia for September 2011.
  • 2011.01.25
    Maryland's alcohol tax proposal. It's either only a dime a drink - or a 1,189% increase. Via BeerinBaltimore.
  • 2011.01.24
    Bob & Ellie Tupper, and the 20,000 beers they've tasted. Via Washington Post.
  • 2011.01.24
    The first canned beer was sold today, in 1935, in Richmond, Virginia, by the Krueger Brewery of New Jersey. Via Wired.
  • 2011.01.24
    Adam Avery: “I can’t see sour beer being the next big thing." Others think it could it be the 'new hoppy.' Via CraftBeer.com.
  • 2011.01.24
    "Hon" trademarker Denise Whiting apologizes. If you're not from Baltimore, Maryland, you wouldn't understand. Via Baltimore Sun.

  • Ernesto Igot with Charlie Papazian
  • 2011.01.23
    Birthday in beer: Charlie Papazian, author of The Complete Joy of Homebrewing, and founder of the Great American Beer Festival, the Brewers Association, and the American Homebrewers Association.

  • 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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