Beer of the Week: Jolly Pumpkin Madrugada Obscura Sour Stout

WASHINGTON — If it’s monsters you seek, a monster you’ve found.

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 Jolly Pumpkin Madrugada Obscura Sour Stout for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Quick Facts:

  • Brewery: Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales, Dexter, Missouri
  • Brewery description: A Belgian-inspired stout brimming with roasted malt and bitter hops
  • ABV: 8.1%
  • Greg’s pairing suggestions: Baby back ribs, hearty stews like beef bourguignon, chili, duck cassoulet

See more Beer of the Week columns from previous weeks.

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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