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Secret White House Beer Recipe Revealed!

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Now this is how you respond to a Freedom of Information Act request.

In response to entreaties from home brewing enthusiasts, the Obama administration officially released the recipe for the beer President Obama requested be brewed at the White House. In fact, it released two recipes: one for Honey Ale and another for Honey Porter. 

But the White House didn't stop there. It also produced and uploaded a video showing just how the president's brew is made. Let's just say it's a pretty involved process, and they take it very seriously.

See for yourself:

Tom Shoop is vice president and editor in chief at Government Executive Media Group, where he oversees both print and online editorial operations. He started as associate editor of Government Executive magazine in 1989; launched the company’s flagship website, GovExec.com, in 1996; and was named editor in chief in 2007.

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