Beer of the Week: Finback Aqua Dementia Double IPA

Grab your snorkel, and take a deep dive into one of these!

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

Quick facts: 

  • Brewery: Finback Brewery, Queens, N.Y.
  • Description: a double IPA (dry-hopped with Mosaic, Citra and Simcoe Cryo) brewed in collaboration with To Øl Brewery
  • ABV: 8.8%
  • Greg’s pairing suggestions: Buttery seafood (like seared scallops, black cod and mahi mahi), green veggies (such as spinach and asparagus), roasted beets

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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