Why Celebrate October 9

Bottoms UP for Saturday, October 9th!
Drink 4Cast 4 2Day: a KY Bourbon Barrel Ale & a shot of your favorite KY Bourbon, 4 a 2-handed toast 2 the great state of Kentucky!    

Before or after spending this glorious, sunny and warm fall day in the Bluegrass at Alltech’s FEI World Equestrian Games at Lexington’s KY Horse Park, or at Keeneland’s fall meet, or tailgating and attending today’s college football games in Louisville and Lexington, stop by Liquor Barn for some of your favorite things at  Liquor Barn, home to every Bourbon Under Heaven, 3000+ wines, 800+ beers, 100s of champagnes, Growler Heaven, and so much more!
O Great Pumpkin Beer Tasting at Liquor Barns, Saturday October 9, 2010, from 3 to 6 pm 
Liquor Barns will be sampling five Pumpkin beers today, 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 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…
1986 – Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera premiered in London.
1985 – Strawberry Fields was dedicated in NYC’s Central Park…imagine.
1984 – Kathy Sullivan became the 1st US woman to walk in space!
1970 – LPGA great Annika Sorenstan was born…in Sweden.
1953 – Actor Tony Shaloub born…on a “Big Night” with “Wings” to be a “Monk”?
1948 – Singer, songwriter Jackson Browne born…”Ready or Not” “For Everyman” to be “Somebody’s Baby” and “Rock Me on the Water” on “These Days” you’re “Running on Empty” from “The Pretender” so just “Take it Easy”?
1946 – Playwright Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh premiered in NYC.
1940 – Singer, songwriter John Lennon born…to “Imagine” and “Help” “Give Peace a Chance”…RIP.
1938 – The ballet “Billy the Kid” premiered in Chicago.
1909 – Ty Cobb stole home in a World Series game.

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 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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One Response to “Why Celebrate October 9”

  1. Surge Supressors Says:

    i love classic operatic arias and Phantom Of The Opera is one of the best musical -:-

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