Why Celebrate August 11

Bottoms UP (Btms^) for Wednesday, August 11, Over the Hump Day!
Drink 4Cast 4 2Day: an Apple Martini, 2 toast 2 Apple Computers co-founder Steve Wozniak, born 2day in 1950.
Y Celebrate 2Day? On this date in…
1984- The Cincinnati Reds retired Johnny Bench’s #5 uniform…what a catch!
1968 – The Beatles launched their Apple Records label. Did you know…the first artist they signed was James Taylor. Now you do!
1965 – Actress Viola Davis born…in “Doubt” of “Antwone Fisher” to cross “Traffic” and jump “Fences”?
1962 – The Beach Boys released “Surfin’ Safari”.
1956 – Elvis Presley released “Don’t Be Cruel”.
1950 – Computer wiz Steve Wozniak born…to be a co-founder and the “other Steve” of Apple, Inc.
1949 – Singer, songwriter Eric Carmen born…”All By Myself” to “Go All the Way” with the Raspberries?
1929 – Babe Ruth became the 1st baseball player to hit 500 home runs in his career!
1925 – Mike Douglas born…to be a talk-show host!
1921 – Writer Alex Haley born…to discover his “Roots” and win the Pulitzer Prize!

Enjoy Complimentary Wines from California’s McManis Family Vineyards @ Liquor Barns this week from 5 to 7 pm weekdays, and 3 to 6 pm Saturday.
 – McManis Family Vineyards Chardonnay and Zinfandel 
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 this 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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