Beer of the Week: Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Brown Ale

WASHINGTON — Put your leash on this!

WTOP’s Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and James Beard Award nominee Greg Engert to talk about Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Brown Ale for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Quick Facts:

  • Brewery: Smuttynose Brewery Co., Hampton, New Hampshire
  • Brewery description: First brewed in 1988, Old Brown Dog is fuller-bodied and more strongly hopped (compared to a typical English Brown Ale).
  • ABV: 6.5%
  • Greg’s pairing suggestions: Anything seared or grilled (meat and veggies), sandwiches (like a Cubano or roast beef with horseradish and cheddar), tacos and carnitas.

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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