Why Celebrate Today? September 17, 2009

Btms^ for Thursday, September 17.
Drink Forecast for Today (DF 4 2day): Sam Adams Octoberfest by Boston Brewing Co. 2 toast 2 Boston being founded on this date in 1630, cheers!
Complimentary Sip and Sample Wines this week at Liquor Barns, Thursday and Friday, 5 to 7 pm, Saturday 3 to 6 pm:
 – Alta Vista Classic Torrontes (white)
 – Alta Vista Classic Malbec (red)
“Epic” MEET & GREET, Friday, Sept. 18, 3- 5 pm: Stone Brewing Co. Owner & CEO Greg Koch @ Hamburg Liquor Barn in Lexington!
Big “Stone” fans that we are of Vertical Epic, Leviathan Ale and their 13th Anniversary brew, we’re ‘hopped up’ to have the remarkable Greg Koch (pronounced “cook”) stopping @ the Barn in Hamburg this Friday afternoon from 3 to 5 p.m. for a meet and greet, bottle signing and buy a try beer session! Hope 2 C U there 2!
In Lexington: Liquor Barns will OPEN @ 8 a.m. Saturday Sept. 19th!  Get all your tailgating treats before the 12 noon kick-off at Commonwealth Stadium between the UK Cats and the U of L Cards!
Complimentary Spirits Samplings Today @ the Barns from 5 to 7 pm:
Louisville locations – Firefly Sweet Tea Vodkas
Lexington stores – Sauza Tequila Margaritas
Buy A Try Beer Samplings of Five American-style Octoberfests @ All Liquor Barns, 5 to 7 pm  Thursday and Friday, and 3 to 6 pm Saturday! 5 American-style Octoberfest  (a/k/a Marzen) beers for 50 cents each or buy a try of all five for just two bucks, sampling includes Bell’s Octoberfest, Abita Fall Fest, Flying Dog Dogtoberfest , Heavy Seas Prosit, and  Great Divide Hoss!
On this date in…
1630 – The city of Boston, Massachusetts was founded.
1776 – The Presidio of San Francisco was founded.
1787 – The U.S. Constitution was signed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1854 – Auto pioneer David Dunbar Buick born…with four on the floor?
1883 – Writer William Carlos Williams was born…how poetic!
1907 – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Warren Burger was born…to hold court!
1923 – Singer Hank Williams was born…knowing about “your cheatin’ heart”!
1927 – Geroge Blanda was born…to play football for the University of Kentucky, the Chicago Bears, the Houston Oilers and the Oakland Raiders!
1928 – Actor Roddy McDowell was born…on “the Planet of the Apes”?
1931 – Actress Anne Bancroft was born…to be “The Miracle Worker” and here’s to you, “Mrs. Robinson”!
1935 – Writer Ken Kesey was born…to be a ‘merry prankster’ and “One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest”!
1945 – Winningest NBA coach Phil Jackson born…a “Zen Master”!
1948 – Actor John Ritter born…the funniest one on “Three’s Company”!
1956 – Comedian Rita Rudner “Born to Be Mild”!
1956 – TV 1st broadcast in Australia.
1962 – Aussie director Baz Luhrmann born…in the “Moulin Rouge”?
1976 – 1st space shuttle, Enterprise, was unveiled by NASA.
Btms^ from your friends and neighbors @ Liquor Barn!  

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