News New Glarus Brewery founder on hand for State of the Union

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  1. apintofknowledge

    apintofknowledge Zealot (528) Jun 14, 2004 New Jersey

    No matter your political affiliation, it's pretty cool having Craft Beer represented at the State of the Union:

    New Glarus Brewery founder on hand for State of the Union

    By Associated Press

    NEW GLARUS, Wis. (AP) -- The founder of the New Glarus Brewery has a special seat to view President Obama's State of the Union address.
    Deb Carey will be in first lady Michelle Obama's box for the speech Tuesday night. Carey was one of 15 small business owners who met with the president at the White House in November about the looming fiscal cliff.
    Carey brought along some New Glarus-brewer beer for the White House visit. WISC-TV says she took home three bottle of honey ale brewed in the basement of the executive residence.
  2. MeadGuyfromMD

    MeadGuyfromMD Aspirant (215) May 23, 2007 Maryland

  3. BeerLover99

    BeerLover99 Poo-Bah (1,607) Dec 13, 2008 Illinois

    This is AMAZING NEWS!! Support local businesses.
  4. apintofknowledge

    apintofknowledge Zealot (528) Jun 14, 2004 New Jersey

    Look closely on TV to see if glasses of Wisconsin Belgian Red are being passed around on the balcony of the House Chamber during the speech tonight :wink:
  5. futura123

    futura123 Initiate (0) Jul 29, 2010 California

    Best IP trade ever!!!! FT: New Glarus beers ISO: White House Honey Ale
    dvelcich, DBijnagte, Deltoro and 2 others like this.
  6. davemont

    davemont Initiate (152) Feb 20, 2008 California

    I'd tick that. WHHA.
  7. Beerandraiderfan

    Beerandraiderfan Initiate (0) Apr 14, 2009 Nevada

    Cool, New Glarus, Ted Nugent and the POTUS all under the same roof!
  8. DanE

    DanE Disciple (328) Feb 24, 2012 Connecticut

    Sipping on some New Glarus as we speak here in CT. A colleague has family there and brings beer to family here in New England. I jump on that whenever possible. Cheers to local business getting a prominent voice.
  9. rjniles

    rjniles Initiate (145) Aug 30, 2012 South Carolina

    I'll make sure I never buy any thing from New Glarus ever again!:grimacing:
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  10. pk18

    pk18 Aspirant (252) Jun 12, 2012 Wisconsin
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    I will buy whatever you choose not to.:grinning:
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  11. InVinoVeritas

    InVinoVeritas Devotee (470) Apr 16, 2012 Wisconsin
    Beer Trader

    The fact that this is a brewer that happens to be a small business is inconsequential to Obama perspective on business. It is merely a smoke screen to manipulate public favor. If Obama cared about small businesses or any business regardless of size, many of the decisions of his administration would be very different.
  12. Todd

    Todd Founder (5,495) Aug 23, 1996 California

    Locking this down. Too many can't see any good in these things and would rather inject their personal politics.
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