Why Celebrate October 8?

Bottoms UP for Friday, October 8…TGIF!
Drink 4Cast 4 2Day: a glass of Buffalo Trace Kentucky bourbon, 2 toast 2 the natural beauty of the Bluegrass State, Kentucky!  

After spending today at Alltech’s FEI World Equestrian Games at Lexington’s KY Horse Park or at the opening day of Keeneland’s fall meet, or for your Tailgating needs for Saturday’s college football games in Louisville and Lexington, stop by Liquor Barn for some of our 200 Bourbons and Whiskeys.  Liquor Barn, home to every Bourbon Under Heaven!
O Great Pumpkin Beer Tasting at Liquor Barns, October 8, 9, 2010 
Liquor Barns will be sampling five Pumpkin beers on Friday, October 8 from 5 to 7 pm, and Saturday, October 9 from 3 to 6 pm.  Pumpkin beers are ales brewed with pumpkin during the mash, kettle (boil), primary or secondary fermentation. The pumpkin flavor is fairly subtle yet distinct, and are also usually spiced with nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, and brown sugar.
The five pumpkin beer samples will feature Dogfish Head Punkin Ale, Buffalo Bill’s Pumpkin Ale, O’Fallon Pumpkin Ale, Schlafly Pumpkin Ale, and New Holland Ichabod brews for 50 cents each or all five for $2. Scroll down to see our tasting notes on all five of these tasty pumpkin brews!
Enjoy These Complimentary Wine Samplings served along with specially selected cheeses at Liquor Barns, Friday from 5 to 7 pm, and Saturday from 3 to 6 pm:
 – Coustaut La Grangeotte Bordeaux Blanc 2009
 – Chateau des Proms Graves Rouge 2008, Cuvee Bellevue

Y Celebrate 2Day? On this date in…
1971 – Imagine by John Lennon was released and… ‘all we are saying is give peace a chance’.
1970 – Actor, screenwriter Matt Damon born…”Saving Private Ryan” and “Good Will Hunting” for “The Departed” and “The Good Shepherd” of the “Bourne…” trilogy to get “Stuck on You” as “The Rainmaker” in “Oceans 11, 12, and 13”?
1968 – Actress Emily Procter born…in the “West Wing” to be a “CSI” in Miami?
1956 – NY Yankees Don Larson pitched the only perfect game in a World Series, during a “subway series” against the Brooklyn Dodgers.
1949 – Actress Sigourney Weaver born…an “Alien” and a “Ghostbuster” with an “Avatar” in “The Year of Living Dangerously” with some “Gorillas in the Mist”?
1943 – Children’s book author R.L Stine born…to give us “Goosebumps”?
1943 – Comedian, actor Chevy Chase born…in the “Community” on a “Saturday Night Live”?
1939 – Actor, screenwriter Paul Hogan born…to throw another shrimp on the barbie with “Crocodile Dundee”?

Did you know…? Liquor Barn features VIP Bourbon Bottles from Maker’s Mark and Woodford Reserve with Personalized Labels made while you shop!  
If you missed our ad in Sunday’s Louisville Courier-Journal or Lexington Herald-Leader, you can see our Great Values by clicking on the Sale link on our Home Page or pick up a flyer when you stop in @ the Barns!
Liquor Barns are open 9 am till 12 midnight Friday and Saturday; 1 pm to 9 pm on Sunday, and Monday through Thursday from 9 am to 10 pm.

October 8, 9 Pumpkin Beers Tasting Notes:
Dogfish Head Punkin Ale A full-bodied brown ale brewed with pumpkin, brown sugar, nutmeg and spices.  An excellent pumpkin ale with a nice caramel and malty flavor.  Brewed in Milton, DE.  7% abv. 
Buffalo Bill’s Pumpkin Ale  A light bodied pumpkin ale with an aroma of pumpkin pie.  Nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, and spices make up a majority of the flavor profile.  Brewed in Hayward, CA.  4.9% abv. 
O’Fallon Pumpkin Ale A liquid slice of pumpkin pie!  Brewed with 120 pounds of pumpkins per batch then seasoned with cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.  Brewed in O’Fallon, MO.  5.6% abv. 
Schlafly Pumpkin Ale A full-bodied amber beer brewed with pumpkin, butternut squash and spiced with nutmeg, cinnamon, and clove giving a fresh fall flavors of pumpkin pie.  Brewed in St. Louis, MO.  8% abv. 
New Holland Ichabod A Pumpkin Ale brewed with malted barley and real pumpkin.  Spices such as nutmeg, clove, cinnamon, brown sugar, and a faint flavor of pumpkin pie make this a nice autumn ale.  Brewed in Holland, MI.  5.5% abv.
Food Pairing:  Autumn dishes, Chicken, Vegetables, Desserts (Pumpkin Pie), Vanilla Ice Cream 


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