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White House Homebrew
« on: February 07, 2011, 12:17:10 AM »
Ok, so let me start this thread by saying: NO POLITICS! Let's just focus on the news item and not your opinions pro or con of the administration in question.

Having said that: this is pretty rad and I was given the heads up by AHA GC Chair Chris P Frey..

There was homebrew served at the White House during the Super Bowl! When's the last time that happened? Jefferson? JQA? Jackson?

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Re: White House Homebrew
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2011, 01:38:39 AM »
I wonder if they will release the recipe?  I would be curious to see what this brew really was

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« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2011, 02:45:48 AM »
Ha! Neat! Although I'm surprised that a fellow Bears fan didn't ask for a "%&@! the Pack" Pale Ale
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Re: White House Homebrew
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2011, 06:36:02 AM »
Why the hell did they not serve this during the infamous "Beer Summit"?


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Re: White House Homebrew
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2011, 06:48:23 AM »
Was Willy Nelson getting stoned on the roof, too?

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Re: White House Homebrew
« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2011, 07:02:04 AM »
Why the hell did they not serve this during the infamous "Beer Summit"?

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Re: White House Homebrew
« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2011, 08:17:53 AM »
There was homebrew served at the White House during the Super Bowl! When's the last time that happened? Jefferson? JQA? Jackson?

I don't think those guys were big football fans.
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Re: White House Homebrew
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2011, 08:40:11 AM »
I wanna join the Secret Service so I can become the official homebrew taste tester for the President.  
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Re: White House Homebrew
« Reply #8 on: February 07, 2011, 09:16:15 AM »
Hold on a tick...
There are only two people who live in the White House and who are in the age of majority – The President and First Lady.   I hope they don't plan on making more than 200 gallons a year!  No one is above the law especially their chef!
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Re: White House Homebrew
« Reply #9 on: February 07, 2011, 11:38:14 AM »
The WH kitchen staff are all active military--Navy, I think.


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Re: White House Homebrew
« Reply #10 on: February 07, 2011, 11:45:19 AM »
Don't think that's quite the case. The Executive Chef Cris Comerford is a Filipino immigrant. Looks like she was recruited into the White House kitchen staff back during the Clinton Administration.

Given the old reputation of the awful food at the White House (foreign dignitaries used to complain that the food at the White House was the worst of any head of state) it may very well have been in the hands of military cooks! :)
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Re: White House Homebrew
« Reply #11 on: February 07, 2011, 12:02:45 PM »
Why the hell did they not serve this during the infamous "Beer Summit"?




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Re: White House Homebrew
« Reply #12 on: February 07, 2011, 12:46:00 PM »
So where do you think they set up the propane burner?
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Re: White House Homebrew
« Reply #13 on: February 07, 2011, 01:21:11 PM »
don't knock military cooks! some of it is pretty damn good fare! Guess it just depends on what branch your in and where you're stationed... I was in the AF but remember the army food was damn good.
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Re: White House Homebrew
« Reply #14 on: February 07, 2011, 02:17:56 PM »
The WH kitchen staff are all active military--Navy, I think.

That's the stewards, not the kitchen staff.
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