Y Celebrate May 24

Bottoms Up! (Btms^) for  Monday, May 24.  

 Drink 4Cast 4 2Day: a Jones Soda, 2 toast 2 the premiere 2day in 1989 of “Indiana Jones & The Last Crusade”.  

Y Celebrate 2Day? On this date in…  

1989 – “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” opened!

1976 – The Concorde began non-stop flights between London and Washington, D.C.

1966 – Mame opened on Broadway…and ran for 1,508 performances!

1965 – Actor John C. Reilly born…on “Boogie Nights”  in “Chicago”?

1960 – Actress Kristin Scott Thomas born…a “Horse Whisperer” in “Gosford Park” and “The English Patient” at “Four Weddings and a Funeral” before making her “Confessions of a Shopaholic”?

1955 – Singer, songwriter Roseanne Cash born…in a “Black Cadillac” with a “Seven Year Ache”?

1953 – Actor Alfred Molina born…to love “Chocolat” and “Frida” and to get “An Education” from “Spiderman 2” and “The Da Vinci Code”?

1944 – Singer Patti LaBelle born…with a “New Attitude” for “Lady Marmalade”?

1943 – Actor Gary Burghoff born…to be on the “Radar” of movie and TV screens in “M*A*S*H”?

1941 – Legendary songwriter, singer Bob Dylan born…”Forever Young” on “Positively Fourth Street” to the “Chimes of Freedom” and “Like a Rolling Stone” along “Highway 61 Revisited” to go “Blowin in the Wind”?

1940 – Igor Sikorsky was the 1st person to successfully fly a single rotor helicopter.

 1883 – NYC’s Brooklyn Bridge, linking the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn opened to traffic…after 14 years of construction!   

1879 – H.B. Reese born…to invent the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup. Yum!

1830 – “Mary Had a Little Lamb” was published by Sarah Josepha Hale…”the lamb was sure to go”!

1819 – Queen Victoria of the U.K. was born…to rule Britannia for 63 years and 7 months!       

 

Buy a Try Beers Samplings This Weekend at the Barns! May 27 & 28 from 5 to 7 pm, May 29, 3 to 6 pm  

We’ll be sampling five craft and imported Lagers this weekend for just 50 cents each, or buy a try of all five for just two bucks!  Did you know…Lagers have a bottom-fermenting yeast and are stored (or Lagered) at cooler temperatures (40-50 degrees F) during fermentation. Now you do!   

Flying Dog Old Scratch Amber Lager is brewed and fermented at medium temperatures to produce both ale and lager characteristics.  A medium-bodied Amber with a nice aroma and flavor of caramel malts.  A dry and clean finish in balanced by a mild, citrus hop flavor.  Brewed in Frederick, MD.  5.3% abv.  

Hofbräu Dunkel has a medium copper color with an off white head.  The flavor is semi-sweet toasted/lightly roasted malt with a subtle floral hop bitterness that still allows the malt show through.  Brewed in Munich, Germany.  5.5% abv.

Xingu Pronounced shin-goo.’  A medium-bodied Schwarzbier style beer with flavors of roasted malts, milk chocolate, and caramel.  A creamy texture and a sweet mouthfeel is finished with a subtle hop bitterness.  Good carbonation and easy to drink.  4.7% abv.  Brewed in Brazil.

Schlafly Summer Lager is a Munich Style Helles.  Appearance is very pale yellow with a white head.  The aroma is light malt with just a slight floral hop character.  The flavor is semi-dry light malt with a subtle floral hop bitterness in the finish.  Brewed in St. Louis, MO.  4.5% abv.

Okocim is a Pale Lager with a semi-sweet malt base.  Flavors of caramel and toasted grains are balanced by a crisp and refreshing hop character.  Brewed in Poland. 5% abv.

BTMS^

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