Why Celebrate August 13

Bottoms UP for Friday, August 13…TGIF!
Drink 4Cast 4 2Day, Friday the 13th: any beer from Magic Hat Brewery, for obvious reasons!
Enjoy Complimentary Wines @ Liquor Barns today from 5 to 7 pm, and 3 to 6 pm Saturday: McManis Family Vineyards Chardonnay and Zinfandel 
Stop in Liquor Barn on Saturday August 14 for Special Sip & Sample from 3 to 6 pm of the new…Woodbridge Brut!
Liquor Barn, Springhurst to host a “Beer vs Wine with Cheese Throwdown” featuring  Goose Island Brewery’s Lindsey Shafer, Thursday, August 19, 2010 at  6pm!

The throwdown will feature five Goose Island beers versus five wines to see whether your palate thinks the beer or wine pairs best with each cheese course, and one chocolate course. The beers were selected by Lindsey Shafer of Goose Island Brewery who will co-host the tasting  throwdown event. The wines were selected by our expert wine staff.  The Throwdown menu includes:
Goose Island Sofie and Graham Beck Brut NV paired with Brillat-Savarin (Triple Creme Brie)
Goose Island Demolition and Pascual Toso Sauvignon Blanc 2009 paired with Chevretine (French Feta)
Goose Island Matilda and Fetzer Gewurztraminer paired with Fromage de’Cleron
Goose Island Pere Jacques and Chateau Suduiraut Sauternes 2004 paired with Kenny’s Kentucky Bleu
Goose Island Night Stalker and Achaval-Ferrer Malbec 2008 paired with 60% Cacao Dark Chocolate
The beer versus wine with cheese tasting will be $15 for 3-4 ounce samples of each beer and a 1-2 ounce sample of each wine along with the cheese courses. Stop by Liquor Barn to make your pre-paid reservation. For info, call Liquor Barn, Springhurst at (502)426-4222 or email Drew Johnson @ djohnson@liquorbarn.com

Y Celebrate 2Day? On this date in…
2008 – Swimmer Michael Phelps set an Olympic record for most Gold medal wins by an individual when he won his 8th gold in the 200m Butterfly! 
1981- Louisville’s own Mary T. Meagher swam a record 200m Butterfly in 2:05.96!
1981- The final broadcast of “The Waltons” aired on CBS-TV…Goodnight John Boy!
1969 – A ticker tape parade was held in NYC for the Apollo 11 astronauts!
1964 – Actress Debi Mazar born…with an “Entourage”?
1962 – Actor John Slattery born…to “Mad Men”?
1951 – Singer, songwriter Dan Folgelberg born…to “Run for the Roses” and be the “Leader of the Band”?
1948 – Operatic star Kathleen Battle born…to hit all the high notes as a soprano?
1912 – Golf legend Ben Hogan born…with a great swing and and even better ball strike!
1899 – Film directing great Alfred Hitchcock born…without a “Shadow of a Doubt” “To Catch a Thief” and “Dial M For Murder” while “Spellbound” by “The Birds” and go “Psycho” with “Vertigo” in the “Rear Window” with “Rebecca”?
1895 – Actor Bert Lahr born…to be the Cowardly Lion in “The Wizard of Oz”!
1866 – Giovanni Agnelli born…to be the founder of the Fiat car company in Italy!
1860 – Sharp shooter Annie Oakley born…with guns blazing?

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