Y Celebrate 2Day? May 4, 2010

Btms^ for Tuesday, May 4.
 
Drink 4Cast 4 2Day: Montes Purple Angel wine, 2 toast 2 Tony Kushner’s “Angels in America” Broadway premiere 2day in 1993. 
 
Liquor Barn’s MAY EVENTS:
 
In Louisville: Meet & Greet, Sip & Sample Wed, May 5, 5:30 to 7:30 pm with Rogue’s Master Distiller John Couchot at Springhurst Liquor Barn!  See below for more details!
 
In Lexington: Craft Beer Festival @ the Red Mile, Saturday, May 8th from 4 to 7 pm Featuring over 100 craft beer samplings, food from Bayou Bluegrass Catering, and blues music at the Red Mile’s Paddock Park!  Advanced tickets $28 p/p for Beer Sampling, and $10 Designated Driver tickets are on sale at all Lexington Liquor Barns! Visit Liquor Barn’s Sheltowee Beers and Home Brew Tables at the Festival.
 
In Lexington: Lexington Opera Society’s Prelude! May 22: A Grand Night for Wine, Food & Song! on May 22, 2010 at 6:30 pm, Singletary Center for the Arts, Sponsored by Liquor Barn and Bryant’s Rent-All
 
Featuring Live and Silent Auctions, Wine Samplings, hors d’oeuvres, song samplings from upcoming “It’s a Grand Night for Music!” Tickets: $100 p/p, Groups of 4 or more: $75 p/p, Junior tickets (ages 21-39) $50 p/p. Reservations and info: 859-533-3443
 
 
Y Celebrate 2day? On this date in…
 
1993 – Playwright Tony Kushner’s Angels in America: Millennium Approaches premiered on Broadway…and ran for 367 performances!
1979 – Singer Lance Bass born…2 B N’Sync?
1979 – Margaret Thatcher became…the 1st Female PM of the UK!
1978 – Erin Andrews born…to be on the sidelines for ESPN and go “Dancing with the Stars”?
1959 – Country singer Randy Travis born…”Diggin’ Up Bones” for “Forever and Ever, Amen”?
1958 – Graphic artist Keith Haring born…a “Radiant Baby”?
1953 – Writer Ernest Hemingway awarded the Pulitzer Prize for “The Old Man and the Sea”…oh Papa!
1941 – Journalist George Will born…to win a Pulitzer for his commentary.
1930 – Opera singer Roberta Peters born…a soprano to hit all the high notes!
1929 – Oscar and Tony award winning Actress, activist Audrey Hepburn born…on a “Roman Holiday”  having “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” with her “Funny Face” as “Sabrina” to play a “Charade” as “My Fair Lady” to “Wait Until Dark” and be a UNICEF Ambassador!
 
Rogue’s Meet & Greet, Sip & Sample! Wednesday, May 5th from 5:30-7:30 pm at Liquor Barn Springhurst: We are hosting a special tasting event with Rogue Master Distiller John Couchot. John has been creating award-winning spirits at Rogue since 2006.
 
Rogue has recently introduced a new series in their already extensive line of beers labeled “John John” referring to the collaboration between Rogue Master Distiller John Couchot and Rogue Master Brewer John Maier. 
 
For this tasting you will get to try the original beer, then the spirit, then the same beer after it has been aged in its respective barrel.  We will be sampling the following products:
 
Rogue Juniper Pale Ale
Rogue Spruce Gin
Rogue John John Juniper Ale (Juniper Pale Ale aged in Spruce Gin Barrels)
 
Rogue Dead Guy
Rogue Dead Guy Whiskey
Rogue John John Dead Guy (Dead Guy Ale aged in Dead Guy Whiskey Barrels)
 
 
Btms^

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