Why Celebrate Today? August 19, 2009

Btms^ for Wednesday, August 19. Over the hump day!
 
Drink Forecast for Today (DF 4 2day): Little Black Dress Wines 2 toast 2 Coco Chanel’s b’day 2day in 1883 & 4 making the “little black dress” in vogue! 
 
Complimentary Sip & Sample WINES this week at ALL Liquor Barns! Today through Friday, 5-7 p.m., Saturday 3 to 6 p.m.:  Altosur, Great NEW WINES from Argentina!
  
– Altosur Chardonnay 2008 Mendoza
– Altosur Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Mendoza
 
 
Sip & Sample Beer Tastings @ ALL Liquor Barns, Thursday and Friday, 5 to 7 p.m., Saturday 3 to 6 pm:  
  
Three Belgian beers from Brasserie d’Achouffe Brewery in Achouffe, Belgium: La Chouffe, McChouffe,  and Houblon Chouffe.
 
Buy a try for just 75 cents each or try all three for $2. The gnomes that grace each bottle is a play on the name of the town Achouffe, where Chouffe means gnome or dwarf.
 

With 800+ Beers, 100+ Kegs, Home Brew Supplies and Equipment, and Growlers on Tap, Liquor Barn is your Ultimate Brew Source!

 

On this date in…
 
1871 – Aviator Orville Wright born, to soar!
1883 – Designer Coco Chanel born, perfumed and in Vogue!
1902 – Poet Ogden Nash born, knowing “Candy is dandy, but Liquor is quicker!”
1906 – Inventor Philo Farnsworth born, to put the tube in TV.
1921 – TV producer Gene Roddenberry born, “to go where no man has gone before!”
1930 – Author Frank McCourt born, of “Angela’s Ashes”.
1931 – Jockey Willie Shoemaker born. Giddy up!
1946 – Former U.S. President Bill Clinton born.
1948 – Actor Gerald McRaney born, to be a “Major Dad”?
1948 – Former 2nd lady Tipper Gore born.
1956 – Actor Adam Arkin born, with a “Northern Exposure”?
1963 – Actor, singer John Stamos born, to a “Full House”?
1965 – Actress Kyra Sedgwick born, to be a “Closer”?
1965 – Actor Kevin Dillion born, with an “Entourage” around him?
1966 – Singer Lee Ann Womack born, to “…Hope You Dance.”
1969 – Actor Matthew Perry born, with a whole posse of “Friends”.
Btms^

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