WTOP’s Beer of the Week: Crooked Run Jimmy Lager

WASHINGTON — You don’t have to shuck it, just drink it!

WTOP’s Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and Food and Wine Sommelier of the Year Greg Engert to talk about Crooked Run Jimmy Lager for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Quick facts:

Brewery: Crooked Run Brewing, Leesburg and Sterling, VA
Description: An American-style lager brewed with heirloom corn
ABV: 4.0%
Greg’s pairing suggestions: Tex-Mex (chili, beans, anything with a lime on it), fresh salsa, dishes with fresh tomatoes (such as panzanella salads, bruschetta and BLTs)

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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