The Friday Link Roundup is a [new] feature wherein Ben’s Beer Blog lazily points you to other beery things worth reading on the interwebs this week.
||Over at The New York Times, famed graphic designer Milton Glaser sounds off on craft brewery label art. If you’ve ever wanted to read things like “It’s also sort of dealing with masculinity, heroic figures and death,” in relation to beer labels, click away!|
|Also in The New York times, author Jonah Weiner explores the interesting relationship between the twin brothers responsible for Danish brewery Mikkeller and Brooklyn-based Evil Twin brewery. Featuring a lead image of Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergso in a Bellwoods Brewery t-shirt. Coolness.|
|There’s been a lot of hullaboo this week about Steam Whistle getting the boot from the Rogers Centre. Check out the article that AHEM first broke the story over on blogTO. It’s probably best to avoid the comments section.|
|There’s a Walking Dead-themed beer brewed with actual brains in it. West Philly’s Dock Street Brewing Co. made a 7.2% American Pale Stout that contains wheat, oats, flaked barley, organic cranberries, and smoked goat brains.|
|On the foodie front, Alan Richman of GQ talks about the pretension of egotarian cuisine–the self-indulgent dishes currently arising from the male-dominated, competitive school of cooking.|