Beer of the Week: Evil Twin Irish-ish Imperial Coffee Stout

WASHINGTON — If you’re looking for a new St. Patrick’s Day tradition, this just might be it.

WTOP’s Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and James Beard Award nominee Greg Engert to talk about Evil Twin Irish-ish Imperial Coffee Stout for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Quick facts: 

  • Brewery: Evil Twin Brewing
  • Brewery Description: The beer is based on the classic winter drink, Irish coffee. It’s brewed with lactose, Demerara sugar, nutmeg, vanilla, medium-toasted oak spirals and coffee from Tandem Coffee Roasters in Portland, Maine.
  • ABV: 10.3 percent
  • Greg’s pairing suggestions: St. Patrick’s Day food (corned beef and cabbage), all kinds of stews, Shepherd’s pie, colcannon with sausages on the side.
Brennan Haselton

In 2000, Brennan Haselton took a job at WTOP as reporter and anchor, and that's where he has been ever since (with the exception of a brief return to Seattle in 2005). He is a two-time winner of the national Edward R. Murrow Award, and winner of the National Headliner Grand Award.

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