Why Celebrate Today? August 7, 2009

Btms^ for Friday, August 7. TGIF!  

Drink Forecast for Today (DF 4 2day): Buffalo Trace Bourbon, to commemorate the start of the Whiskey Rebellion in 1794 to protest spirits taxes.  

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

– Veglio Moscato d’Asti

– Rokyjam Cabernet Sauvignon   

Complimentary Spirits Samples Today at the Barns, 5-7 pm:  

Lexington: Ketel One Vodka, with Stirrings Pomegranate  

 Louisville:

Hurstbourne & Springhurst: Herradura Tequila & Chambord Margaritas Fern Valley: Ketel One Vodka with Stirrings Lemonade   

Join the Stampede to Buffalo Trace Bourbon Tasting Event @ Liquor Barn: Springhurst, Louisville , Today! 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!

 Buy a Try Beer Samplings: 5 beers from the Brooklyn Brewery @ All Liquor Barns, 5-7 pm on Friday, and 3 to 6 pm Saturday! Just 50 cents each, or Buy a Try of all 5 for just 2 bucks!    

On this date in…

1606- 1st documented performance of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Great Hall at Hampton Court.

1794 – Whiskey Rebellion began, in Pennsylvania to protest taxation on spirits.

1927 – Alfalfa in “Our Gang”, Carl Switzer born, with a cowlick?

1942 – Writer, radio show host Garrison Keillor born, above average and good looking?

1942 – Singer B.J. Thomas, born, with ‘Raindrops’ falling on his head? 1944 – Actor John Glover born.

1947 – Writer Ann Beattie born.

1950 – Country singer Rodney Crowell born.

1955 – Actor Wayne Knight born, to be Seinfeld’s nemesis?

1960 – Actor David Duchovney born, with an “x” on his file?

1963 – Actor Harold Perrineau, Jr. born, ‘Lost’ on the island too?

1975 – Actress Charlize Theron born.

1984 – Playwright David Rabe’s “Hurlyburly” premiered in NYC.

1985 – Barbra Streisand records her “Broadway Album”.

Btms^

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