Why Celebrate Today? August 6, 2009

Btms^ for Wednesday, August 5.  

Drink Forecast for Today (DF 4 2day): A very dry Rain Vodka Martini!  A toast to this being the only ‘Rain’  today in Louisville, or Lex!    

Complimentary Sip & Sample Wines this Week at All Liquor Barns Wednesday to Friday 5 to 7 pm, Saturday 3 to 6 pm:  

– Veglio Moscato d’Asti                                                                                                                                                                                                  – Rokyjam Cabernet Sauvignon     

Join the Stampede to Buffalo Trace Bourbon Tasting Event @ Liquor Barn: Springhurst, Louisville , August 7 @ 6 p.m. 

4 Bourbon Flights + Food & More, Just $6 a person!

Liquor Barn is pleased to welcome Buffalo Trace’s John Vereeke for a guided Bourbon and Food tasting Friday, August 7 beginning at 6 p.m. at our new education center at our Springhurst store, just off Westport Road at Gene Snyder. This sensational sipping session will include great bourbons, food, and info on the distillery, history and taste profiles from Mr. Vereeke, and will conclude at 7:30 p.m. Pre-paid reservations are just $6 bucks a person and can be made at any Liquor Barn. Give us a call @ (502) 426-4222 if you have any questions.

We’ll be sampling four bodacious bourbons from Buffalo Trace Distillery including Hancock’s President’s Reserve Single Barrel, Sazerac Rye, Buffalo Trace, and Weller 7 year, 90 proof.

Our food courses at this August 7 Bourbon event at Liquor Barn will include: Kenny’s Brie with Buffalo Trace bourbon cherries, Meatballs in Blanton’s connoisseur sauce, Semi-Sweet chocolate chunks, Virginia Diner peanuts, crackers, pretzels and more! 

Liquor Barn’s Buffalo Trace Bourbon event on August 7 at our Springhurst store in Louisville is open to the first 30 adults with pre-paid reservations guaranteeing your spot! If any seats are available at event time, walk-ups will be welcomed. Please give us a call us @ (502) 426-4222 with any questions!

  On this date in…

1891 – The first travelers checks were issued, by AMEX.

1906 – Director, actor John Huston born.

1914 – The first electric traffic light was installed in Cleveland.

1921 – The first radio broadcast of a baseball game, on KDKA in Pittsburgh; the Pirates beat the Phillies 8 runs to zip.

1930 – Astronaut Neil Armstrong born, to take steps and leaps, the original ‘moon walker’.

1934 – Poet Wendell Berry born, a Kentucky treasure.

1944 – Actress Loni Anderson born, to be ‘on the air in Cincinnati’.

1956 – Actress Maureen McCormick born, ‘Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!’

1957 – Comic strip “Andy Capp” debuted.

1962 – Basketball’er Patrick Ewing born.

1964 – Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft married.

1966 – The Beatles released “Yellow Submarine” and “Eleanor Rigby” in the U.K.

1972 – The Moody Blues released “Nights in White Satin”.

1984- Joan Benoit won the first woman’s Olympic Marathon race in 2:24:52.

1986 – Artist Andrew Wyeth’s “Helga” series was revealed.

1986 – Steve Carlton became the second pitcher to toss 4,000 strikes.


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