Beer of the Week: Bluejacket The Chimmer IPA

WTOP's Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and James Beard Award nominee Greg Engert to talk about Bluejacket The Chimmer IPA for the latest edition of WTOP's Beer of the Week. (Courtesy Brennan Haselton)
Quick Facts on Bluejacket’s The Chimmer IPA

Brewery: Bluejacket Brewery, Washington, D.C.

ABV: 6.6 percent

Description: Bluejacket’s website describes this beer as “a complex, fruit-forward and well-rounded IPA.” It possesses hints of cantaloupe and sweet berry  and soft resin on the pine. And the name? Well, the brewery explains that comes from Washington Capitals player — and beer geek — Jason Chimera.

(WTOP/ Brennan Haselton)

They shoot. They score. WTOP’s Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and James Beard Award nominee Greg Engert to talk about Bluejacket The Chimmer IPA for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week. (Courtesy Brennan Haselton)
This Mar. 17, 2014 photo shows a sweet and tangy shrimp taco in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Want to pair this beer with something tasty? Here are Greg Engert’s best pairing suggestions:

Anything with limes

Shrimp tacos, quesadillas

Bacon and eggs

Greek food, such as souvlaki and kebabs

Indian cuisine such as tandoori chicken

(AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

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WTOP's Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and James Beard Award nominee Greg Engert to talk about Bluejacket The Chimmer IPA for the latest edition of WTOP's Beer of the Week. (Courtesy Brennan Haselton)
This Mar. 17, 2014 photo shows a sweet and tangy shrimp taco in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

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