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Secret Service Nixes Sierra Nevada Gift

18 Apr

Hop cone in a Hallertau, Germany, hop yard

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If you didn’t know it already, President Obama likes to toss back a couple of frosty ones every now and then. Not only that, but the president is a supporter of craft brewers and has even been seerved a home brew on occassion.

So, the fine folks at Sierra Nevada thought sending him some hops in the hopes they would make it into a White House home brew.

Unfortunately, the Secret Service played the part of party poopers and stopped the shipment because the rhizomes came packaged with dirt. Um, OK.

Read the whole article at the link below.

http://www.craftbeer.com/pages/stories/craft-beer-muses/show?title=oregon-hops-take-on-the-secret-service

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Posted by on April 18, 2011 in Beer, Beer News, Craft Beer Brewery

 

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