Monday, November 14, 2011

Clamps & Gaskets: News Roundup for Week 45, 2011.

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

Week 45
6 November - 12 November 2011

  • 2011.11.11
    Veterans Day proclamation and observances. Via U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

  • 2011.11.11
    Major League Baseball Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos freed from kidnappers in Venezuela. Via TIME.

    Tom Flores

  • 2011.11.11
    Frederick, Maryland's Brewers Alley opens new 20,000-bbl production brewery: Monocacy Brewing.

  • 2011.11.11
    Baltimore, Maryland's National Premium beer to be revived -again. New owner looking for local brewery to brew it. Via Baltimore Sun.

  • 2011.11.11
    Craft beer volume grows in 2100, but slightly slower than 2011, due to higher pricing (based on supermarket sales). Via Brewers Association.

  • 2011.11.11
    Evolution Brewery to open in Salisbury, Maryland, in 2012. The restaurant to open in January; brewing to start in February.

  • 2011.11.10
    Scandal continues. Joe Paterno fired as head coach of Penn State football team. Via ESPN.

  • 2011.11.10
    Wet weather in Canada to drought in UK: malting barley prices to rise as harvest hopes wane. Via Agrimoney.

    Devils' veggie burger

  • 2011.11.10
    Steak or Veggie Burger: Which is Greener? Via Mother Jones

  • 2011.11.09
    National Emergency Alert System does not perform well in first test. Via Mashable.

  • 2011.11.08
    British beer writer Roger Protz reviews "The Oxford Companion to Beer" as "hard to put down."

  • 2011.11.08
    Farmers and 'farm-breweries' attempting to revive hop industry, beer 'terroir,' in upstate New York. Via New York Times.

  • 2011.11.08
    Fire put out at Colorado's New Belgium Brewery in old grain silo. No injuries.

  • 2011.11.08
    "The problem with guides to beer drinking is that there just aren't enough." The Atlantic reviews "The Oxford Companion to Beer".

  • 2011.11.07
    Rare Belgian Trappiste Abbey beer, Westvleteren, coming to the US in April 2012. Via Brewbound.

  • 2011.11.06
    New signs that Maryland wine is being taken seriously. Via Washington Post.
  • Clamps and Gaskets is a weekly wrap-up of stories  not posted at Yours For Good Most deal with beer (or wine, or whisky); some do not. But all are brief, and many are re-posts from:
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