Beer of the Week: Bluejacket Crush A Lot Sour Blonde Ale

At a time when it seems summer might finally come to an end, here’s a beer to keep that warm weather spirit alive.

WTOP’s Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and James Beard Award nominee Greg Engert to talk about Bluejacket Crush A Lot Sour Blonde Ale for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Quick facts: 

    • Brewery: Bluejacket, Washington, D.C.
    • Description: Inspired by the Painkiller cocktail, this sour blonde ale is brewed with milk sugar and finished with pineapple, coconut, vanilla, nutmeg and lime.
    • ABV: 4.0%
    • Greg’s pairing suggestions: Classic tiki bar food like fried rice and teriyaki skewers; cheesy quesadillas; pepperoni pizza; grilled shrimp and fish tacos.

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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