02/12/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Rule Prevents Chicago Brewer From Bringing Obama-Requested Beer To Inauguration

Piece Brewery & Pizzeria's celebration plans are bittersweet.

Mr. Obama asked the Bucktown restaurant to send its InaugurAle brew to the inauguration. But owner Bill Jacobs was told the beer had to be sent in bottles, not kegs. There went the deal -- and Mr. Jacobs' trip to D.C. "We couldn't do it, so we're celebrating at home," he says.

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