Obama sends Canada's Stephen Harper cases of beer after losing bet

The White House sent Canadian officials two cases of beer after the U.S. lost both the men's and women's hockey games to Canada in the Sochi Olympics.  Twitter/Connect2Canada

After two heartbreaking losses to Canada's hockey teams in the Sochi Olympics, President Obama made good on his bet with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and sent him two cases of beer.

On Twitter Monday, the White House's National Security Council asked the Canadian government to confirm their receipt of the beer:



Canada responded with a picture of the two cases of White House-brewed beer, safely stored in the office of Gary Doer, Canada's ambassador to the U.S. The White House sent the Canadians one case of its Honey Porter and one case of the Honey Blonde, both brewed with honey from first lady Michelle Obama's garden.

The Canadian women's hockey team beat the U.S. team last month 3-2, giving Canada its fourth consecutive Olympic women's hockey title. The Canadian men, meanwhile beat the U.S. in the hockey semifinals 1-0.

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