Why Celebrate August 8

Bottoms UP (Btms^) for Sunday, August 8.
Liquor Barns are open Sunday from 1 pm till 9 p.m.
Drink 4Cast 4 2Day: Rain Organics Vodka Tonic, 2 toast 2 actor Dustin Hoffman (“Rain Man”) born 2day in 1937.
Y Celebrate 2Day? On this date in…
1988 – The lights were turned on at night for the 1st time at…Wrigley Field in Chicago.
1981 – Switzerland’s Roger Federer was born…to be a great ace at tennis!
1961 – U2’s The Edge was born…”Where the Streets Have No name” to play guitar “With or Without You” so “It Might Get Loud”?
1952 – Radio personality Robin Quivers born…to be a sidekick on The Howard Stern show?
1949 – Actor Keith Carradine born…a “Pretty Baby” in “Nashville” to be a “Young Gun” and “Choose Me” over “Dexter”?
1937 – Actor Dustin Hoffman born…a “Midnight Cowboy” and a “Rain Man” and a “Marathon Man” with “Tootsie” and “The Graduate” with “All the President’s Men”?
1896 – Writer Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings born…at “Cross Creek” to win the Pulitzer Prize for “The Yearling”?
1876 – Thomas Alva Edison received a patent for his…mimeograph! Copy that! 
Liquor Barn, Springhurst Hosts Great Lakes Brewery, Seven Course Tasting: Thursday, August 12 @ 6 pm
Liquor Barn will hold a beer and food tasting event featuring seven Great Lakes Brewery beers on Thursday, August 12, 2010 at 6 p.m. at Liquor Barn, Springhurst: 4301 Towne Center Drive. For $10 per person, guests will sample 3 to 4 ounce tastes of seven Great Lakes beers, paired with specialty foods from Liquor Barn.
Lisa Farmer of Great Lakes Brewery will be on hand to guide guests through the seven beer courses, including a special Great Lakes Brewpub
exclusive tap beer. She will be aided and abetted by Liquor Barn beer guru Drew Johnson.
Liquor Barn (Springhurst) and Great Lakes Brewery’s August 12 menu:  


-Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold, paired with Gruyere cheese

-Great Lakes Eliot Ness Amber Lager, paired with Asiago cheese

-Great Lakes Burning River Pale Ale, paired with Aged Provolone cheese

-Great Lakes Commodore Perry India Pale Ale, paired with dry Italian Salame

-Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster Imperial India Pale Ale, paired with Kenny’s KY Blue Cheese

-Great Lakes Blackout Stout, paired with Lindt Lindor Dark Chocolate Truffles 


+ SPECIAL: Great Lakes Brewpub Exclusive Tap Beer, pairing TBD


The Great Lakes beer and food tasting will be $10. Stop in Liquor Barn to make your reservation. For info, call  (502)426-4222 or email Drew @ djohnson@liquorbarn.com


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