@ The Barns 2Day, Y Celebrate: April 16, 2010

Btms^ for Friday, April 16…TGIF!
Drink 4Cast 4 2Day: Sky Notch Chardonnay, 2 toast 2 ‘sky hook’ hoopster Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, born 2day in 1947.   
KY DERBY COUNTDOWN: Just 15 days till the Run for the Roses at the 136th Kentucky Derby, Saturday May 1st, in Louisville!
3 Cheers 2…Thunder Over Louisville on Saturday, April 17! 
Roaring on the River….Liquor Barns will be open from 9 am to 12 Midnight tomorrow!
Y Celebrate? On this date in…
1990 – The Piano Lesson by playwright August Wilson opened in NYC…and the ‘Lessons’ continued for 320 performances!  
1987 – Michael “Air” Jordan became the 2nd NBA player to score 3,000 points in a single NBA season! (Wilt “The Stilt” Chamberlain was the 1st!)
1987 – Playwright August Wilson’s Fences won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
1979 – Sam Shepard was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his play Buried Child.
1972 – Two giant pandas arrived in the United States, from China.
1965 – Actor Jon Cryer born…to be just “Duckie” in “Pretty in Pink” and with “Two and a Half Men”?
1962 – Journalist Walter Cronkite began anchoring the CBS Evening News…and that’s the way it was.
1954 – Actress Ellen Barkin born…at a “Diner” in “The Big Easy” near the “Sea of Love” before diving into “Oceans 13”?
1947 – NBA Great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar born…to score big with his Sky Hook and be a 6X MVP!
1939 – Singer Dusty Springfield born…”Hopin’ and Wishin'” with “The Look of Love” for the “Son of a Preacher Man”?
1924 – Musical composer, film scorer Henry Mancini born…during “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” on the “Days of Wine and Roses” with themes for “The Pink Panther” and “Peter Gunn”?
1889 – Actor, director, producer Charlie Chaplin born…in “Modern Times” with “City Lights” to be “The Tramp” in the “Limelight” of “The Great Dictator”?
1867 – Wilbur Wright born…to be an aviation pioneer, along with his bro Orville!
Growler Heaven: 40 Beers on Tap at Liquor Barn in Springhurst!
New Beers on Tap at Growler Heaven are…
Falls City ($6.99 a growler) has replaced Founders Dirty Bastard.  That’s right, Falls City is back on the market, in draft only.  Check out the link below to learn more about the revival of this brand.  www.fallscitybeer.com/
Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous at 8.7% abv ($14.99 a growler) is back, replacing Stone Arrogant Bastard.  This Black IPA shows that looks can be deceiving.
Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA at 6% abv ($9.99 a growler) has replaced Heavy Seas Holy Sheet.
BBC Dank IPA (BBC Main St.) at 8.5% abv ($6.99 a growler) has replaced BBC Melby Dick.
Tonight, April 16 at Liquor Barn Springhurst, 5 to 6:30 pm: Dual tasting between Dogfish Head and Three Floyds. Reps from both breweries will be on hand for Q & A.
Three Floyds Dreadnaught
Three Floyds Beheemoth Barleywine
Three Floyds Grosser Kurfurst
Three Floyds Robert the Bruce
Dogfish Head 60 Minute
Dogfish Head 90 Minute
Dogfish Head 75 Minute (Mix of 60 and 90 Minute)
Dogfish Head Aprihop

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