Why Celebrate May 26

Btms^ for Wednesday, May 26th…Over the Hump Day!  

Drink 4Cast 4 2Day: Rogue Beers’ Morimoto Soba Ale & Black Ale, 2 toast 2 “Iron Chef” & beer namesake Masaharu Morimoto, born 2day in 1955.    

Stop in and enjoy Complimentary Wine & Cheese Samplings Monday through Friday from 5 to 7 pm, and Saturday from 3 to 6 pm at Liquor Barn!  

Buy-a-Try Beers Samplings This Weekend at the Barns: Five Craft & Imported Lagers, May 27 & 28 from 5 to 7 pm, May 29, 3 to 6 pm S croll down to see complete info!  

Y Celebrate 2Day? On this date in…  

1990 – MLB’s Philadelphia Phillies retired Mike Schmidt’s #20 uniform.

1978 – Atlantic City’s 1st legal gambling casino opened…just another roll of the dice?

1971 –  Screenwriter Matt Stone born…in “South Park”?

1966 – British actress Helena Bonham Carter born…in “A Room with a View” at “Howard’s End” on “The Wings of a Dove” to play with “Alice in Wonderland” and “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and “Harry Potter”?

1964 – Musician, songwriter, singer Lenny Kravitz born…”Are You Gonna Go My Way?” and “Fly Away”?

1955 – Masaharu Morimoto born…to be an “Iron Chef” and have his own signature Rogue Beers, Morimoto Soba Ale and Black Ale!

1951 – Astronaut Sally Ride born…to be the 1st US woman in space aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger.

1948 – Singer, songwriter Stevie Nicks born…a “Bella Donna” and “Gold Dust Woman” wearing “Leather and Lace” with “Rhiannon” in a “Landslide”?  

1939 – Sports broadcaster Brent Musburger born…to know the score, play-by-play?

1926 – Composer, jazz trumpeter Miles Davis born…”Kind of Blue” to give us “Birth of the Cool”?

1907 – Actor John Wayne born…”The Quiet Man” in a “Stagecoach” with “The Searchers” made of “True Grit”?

1869 – Boston University was chartered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

1864 – Montana was organized as a U.S Territory…with “Grizzlies” under a “Big Sky”?   

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.


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