Beer of the Week: Bluejacket 86 Years Double IPA

After winning games 1 and 2 in Houston, the Nationals are back in the nation’s capital for their first-ever World Series game at home. And that means: it’s time for a beer.

WTOP’s Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and James Beard Award nominee Greg Engert to talk about Bluejacket 86 Years Double IPA for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Quick facts:

  • Brewery: Bluejacket Brewery, Washington, D.C.
  • Description: A double India Pale Ale brewed with Galaxy hops
  • ABV: 8.0%
  • Greg’s pairing suggestions: Ballpark food! Hot dogs, sausages, wings, peanuts and nachos; Indian cuisine (Biryani and Tandoor dishes in particular)
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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