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Re: White House Brew Recipe
« Reply #30 on: August 27, 2012, 09:55:00 AM »
An easy link for Whitehouse Honey Ale petition:

http://wh.gov/4y9b

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Re: White House Brew Recipe
« Reply #31 on: August 27, 2012, 11:22:16 AM »
Plan B - Use the Freedom of Information Act

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/21/white-house-beer-recipe-obama_n_1818531.html

I'm all for finding out the recipe, and hopefully it will be released (I can't imagine why it wouldn't be). However, is this really what FOIA was intended for? If the kit/ingredients were purchased with his personal money, it's probably not FOIA'able.

I'd read that the FOIA request probably won't work because it is not an official activity anyway, just as the chef's blueberry pie recipe wouldn't be FOIA'able either.
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Re: White House Brew Recipe
« Reply #32 on: August 27, 2012, 12:36:25 PM »
Signature # 9,730 - we're getting there!

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Re: White House Brew Recipe
« Reply #33 on: August 27, 2012, 01:09:20 PM »
What's going to be funny is when/if it is released that there will be someone, possibly on this site who goes "WTF, that's my recipe!"  I assume there may not be an official White House brewer who came up with the grain bill on these two beers.
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Re: White House Brew Recipe
« Reply #34 on: August 27, 2012, 01:10:28 PM »
The White House brewer is a chef who has experience with homebrewing.  I don't know how much.
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Re: White House Brew Recipe
« Reply #35 on: August 27, 2012, 01:22:02 PM »
I suppose if there is a way to not make the big beers mad by drinking good craft beer during election year is to bring our own homebrew to the party.
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Re: White House Brew Recipe
« Reply #36 on: August 27, 2012, 02:09:41 PM »
Watch it be a Brewer's Best kit or something of the sort.
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Re: White House Brew Recipe
« Reply #37 on: August 27, 2012, 03:10:35 PM »
Even if he releases the "recipe," it won't prove anything. I'm going to start a petition for Obama to release the long-form recipe so we can finally put this matter to rest.

Ha!   ;D
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Re: White House Brew Recipe
« Reply #38 on: August 27, 2012, 03:47:06 PM »
Even if he releases the "recipe," it won't prove anything. I'm going to start a petition for Obama to release the long-form recipe so we can finally put this matter to rest.

Ha!   ;D

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Re: White House Brew Recipe
« Reply #39 on: August 27, 2012, 08:40:00 PM »
As a librarian, I am essentially obligated to support open access initiatives. I suspect there's concern about backlash -- it's really so-and-so's recipe, it's not so good, blah blah. But publicly-funded "research" went into creating this recipe, and it would be pretty darn cool if it became a government document available to all, in the grand tradition of more information for the people, by the people.
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Re: White House Brew Recipe
« Reply #40 on: August 28, 2012, 05:43:39 AM »
I'm concerned this could be a national security issue. Do we really want beerorists to get their hands on this recipe? What if they make a suitcase beer bomb?

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Re: White House Brew Recipe
« Reply #41 on: August 28, 2012, 08:04:10 AM »
I suppose if there is a way to not make the big beers mad by drinking good craft beer during election year is to bring our own homebrew to the party.

Why would that be any better? Still not buying their product.
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Re: White House Brew Recipe
« Reply #42 on: August 28, 2012, 08:07:17 AM »
What's going to be funny is when/if it is released that there will be someone, possibly on this site who goes "WTF, that's my recipe!"  I assume there may not be an official White House brewer who came up with the grain bill on these two beers.

OK, no political posts so I'll just .... Only a __(fill in the blank)__ would be mad to find out the President was brewing their wheat beer recipe.
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Re: White House Brew Recipe
« Reply #43 on: August 28, 2012, 08:26:31 AM »
Signed. 

I will be waiting for the obligatory "Well, I would drop the Crystal malt...." recipe comments.  ;)
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Re: White House Brew Recipe
« Reply #44 on: August 28, 2012, 09:03:24 AM »
Signed. 

I will be waiting for the obligatory "Well, I would drop the Crystal malt...." recipe comments.  ;)

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