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Monday, February 14, 2011

Clamps & Gaskets: News Roundup for 2011 Weeks 5/6

Clamps and Gaskets: weekly roundup
A non-comprehensive roundup of two weeks'
news of beer and other things.

Weeks 5/6
30 January 2011 - 12 February 2011

  • 2011.02.12
    New brewpub coming to Richmond VA: Haxall Brewing, in summer 2011. Via blogger Relentless Thirst.
  • 2011.02.12
    "There are more breweries than stoplights in Nelson County, Virginia." The Happy Hour Guys visit Devils Backbone Brewing Company brewpub. Via Musings Over A Pint.
  • 2011.02.11
    Vandals destroy a 500 year old Austrian grapevine said to be the ancestor of modern Gruner Veltliner.
  • 2011.02.11
    After nearly 30 years of rule Egyptian President Hosni Mubarack resigns, under pressure.

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  • 2011.02.11
    Cystic Fibrosis Washington DC Brewer's Ball. Great beer for great cause. 12 March 2011. Via DC Beer.
  • 2011.02.11
    The Singularity arrives in 2045, the year, a scientist believes, that computers will become sentient. Via TIME
  • 2011.02.09
    More speculation about the possibility of a 2011 purchase of SABMiller by ABInBev.

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  • 2011.02.09
    Birthday in Beer: Ron Fischer, US cask ale authority.
  • 2011.02.09
    Be famous! Drink 'craft' beer! Apply to be on the tasting panel for the Washington Post's 2011 Beer Madness.
  • 2011.02.08
    'Extreme' beer in the 19th century: sweet, strong (11+% abv) Burton Ale for the Northwest Passage and the St. Petersburg Court. Via Zythophile.
  • 2011.02.08
    How about a 'Super' carbon offset? The energy consumption of Cowboys Stadium, during the Super Bowl, etc.
  • 2011.02.08
    What is SAVOR? A $110 ticket national beer-with-food exposition sponsored by the Brewers Association, in Washington, D.C., 3/4 June 2011.
  • 2011.02.07
    The White House served its own homebrewed Honey Ale at President Obam's Super Bowl party. Via Charlie Papazian

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  • 2011.02.07
    The FDA to examine raw-milk cheese. Action could threaten artisinal cheesemakers.
  • 2011.02.06
    “That Brewery Sucks.” A rant from Full Steam Brewery in North Carolina on breweries, community, and incivility.
  • 2011.02.05
    Democrats in the Virginia Senate join with Republicans in the House to block Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell's plan to privatize state ABC liquor stores.
  • 2011.02.04
    The internet, as it is now, will begin to run out of addresses within a few months.
  • 2011.02.04
    An essay by Virginia winery Keswick Vineyards on how wine bloggers can be friends and foes.

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  • 2011.02.04
    Beer bloggers compare beer from cask, keg, bottle, and can. Beer Blogging Friday: The Session.
  • 2011.02.03
    The strange new guidelines on alcohol in the US government's new Dietary Guidelines. From Beer Business Daily.
  • 2011.02.02
    Flickr accidentally destroys an account containing over 4,000 photos, all unrecoverable. Via Tech Crunch.
  • 2011.02.02
    Victory Brewing of Pennsylvania celebrates its 15th anniversary this month. Via Lew Bryson.
  • 2011.02.02
    Growlers Brewpub in Gaithersburg, Maryland, re-opens. Via Baltimore Beer Guy.
  • 2011.02.02
    Despite midwest blizzard, it's an early spring warming, according to groundhog Punxsutawney Phil, who did NOT see his shadow.
  • 2011.02.02
    How to read a wine bottle. Via Washington Post's wine critic, Dave McIntyre.
  • 2011.02.02
    Proactive response: Deschutes Brewery detects an unintended brett infection in its barleywine, and offers consumers refunds. Via BeerNews.
  • 2011.02.01
    Decade-long delayed expansion back on track at Racer's Cafe, north of Baltimore, Maryland. To finally include a kitchen.
  • 2011.02.01
    R.I.P. Don Younger 1941-2011: Portland's Horse Brass Pub proprietor; examplar for US publicans. Via Brookston Beer Bulletin.

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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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