Beer of the Week: Bluejacket A Little Golden Gem Kumquat Gose

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Quick Facts on Bluejacket’s A Little Golden Gem Kumquat Gose

Brewery: Bluejacket Brewery, Washington, D.C.

ABV: 3.8 percent

Description: Parched? This beer is sure to quench your thirst. Bluejacket describes it as “bright, tangy and tantalizing.” It’s brewed with 60 percent wheat, is lightly hopped with jarrylo and is seasoned with coriander and sea salt. Oh yeah, and it’s finished with 200 pounds of fresh kumquats.

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It might be all you need to brighten a dark winter’s day. Plus, you get to say “kumquats!” WTOP’s Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and Food and Wine Sommelier of the Year Greg Engert to talk about Bluejacket A Little Golden Gem Kumquat Gose for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week. (WTOP/Alicia Lozano)
This Monday, April 4, 2011 photo shows quick Pacific cod and shrimp cioppino in Concord, N.H.  Looking to score a nutritional home run this spring? Consider cioppino, the tomato-based fish stew created by Italian immigrants in San Francisco.    (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Want to pair this beer with something tasty? Here are Greg Engert’s best pairing suggestions:  

Salads

Anything you put lemon on (i.e. roasted asparagus)

Seafood (from shrimp to salmon)

Skirt steak

Stews and chili

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This Monday, April 4, 2011 photo shows quick Pacific cod and shrimp cioppino in Concord, N.H.  Looking to score a nutritional home run this spring? Consider cioppino, the tomato-based fish stew created by Italian immigrants in San Francisco.    (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

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