Y Celebrate 2day? 1/07/2010

Btms^ for Thursday, January 7. It’s Friday Eve!
 
Drink 4cast 4 2day: Bridgeview’s Blue Moon Riesling 2 toast 2 Galileo’s 1st seeing Jupiter’s 4 “big moons” 2day in 1610 & “Moonstruck” actor Nick Cage, born 2day in 1964!  
 
Celebrations on this date in…
 
1610 – Galileo Galilei observed Jupiter’s 4 largest moons for the 1st time. He named each of them, and in turn, the 4 are collectively called the “Galilean Moons”.
1782 – America’s 1st commercial bank, the Bank of North America, opened…Interesting, especially when compounded daily!
1800 – Millard Fillmore born…to be the 13th U.S. President.
1891 – Writer Zora Neale Hurston born…with “Spunk” knowing “Their Eyes Were Watching God”.
1894 – W.K. Dickson received a patent for motion picture film…and we’re rolling!
1911 – Actress Butterfly McQueen born…”Prissy” and was then “Gone with The Wind”!
1927 – 1st Trans-Atlantic telephone call, between New York City and London…wonder if they made the call during dinnertime?
1928 – Writer William Peter Blatty born…an “Exorcist”?
1946 – Magazine publisher Jann Wenner born…a “Rolling Stone”?
1956 – Actor David Caruso born…in Miami, as a Crime Scene Investigator?
1957 – Journalist Katie Couric born…”Today” during the CBS “Evening News”?
1964 – Actor Nicholas Cage born…”Moonstruck” while “Leaving Las Vegas”?
  
Buy a Try Beer Samplings this Weekend @ The Barns: Seasonal Stouts from Bell’s Brewery, Thursday & Friday, 5  to 7 pm, Saturday, 3 to 6 pm
 
Liquor Barn, your ultimate beer source, will be sampling four seasonal Stouts this weekend from Bell’s Brewery of Comstock, MI. Buy a try of all four stouts for just $3.
 
Bell’s Brewery (formerly the Kalamazoo Brewing Company) was founded in 1983 by Larry Bell as a home-brewing supply shop.  Bell’s Brewery became the first craft brewery east of Boulder, CO.  The brewery started brewing in 1986 with 135 barrels. In 2007 they expanded to brewing over 90,000 barrels a year.  Bell’s Brewery now distributes to over 15 states.
 
Bell’s Java Stout: A full-bodied stout brewed with Sumatra’s best coffee giving this beer a nice roasted flavor with a rich chocolate finish.  7.5% abv.
 
Bell’s Cherry Stout: A rich stout brewed with cherry juice.  This stout has a strong sweet and sour cherry flavor with hints of chocolate, molasses, and coffee.  7% abv.
 
Bell’s Expedition Stout:  An Imperial Stout perfect for aging.  This full bodied beer has flavors of mocha, chocolate, molasses and vanilla.  The higher abv gives this winter stout a nice warming sensation perfect for the cold weather.  10.5% abv.
 
Bell’s Double Cream Stout: A sweeter style stout brewed with 10 different malts that give this big beer flavors of vanilla, chocolate, coffee, and caramel.  6.1% abv.
 
 
Btms^

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