Beer of the Week: Jester King Detritivore Farmhouse Ale

Don’t like leftovers? You might change your mind after having a glass of this.

WTOP’s Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and James Beard Award nominee Greg Engert to talk about Jester King Detritivore Farmhouse Ale for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Quick facts:

  • Brewery: Jester King Brewery, Austin, TX
  • Description: ale re-fermented with “spent” cherries
  • ABV: 5.5%
  • Greg’s pairing suggestions: Pork belly with sweet corn, duck confit, spinach salad,
    creamy cheeses (Chèvre, Camembert, Brie)

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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