WTOP’s Beer of the Week: Bluejacket Borrowed Time Ale

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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 Bluejacket Borrowed Time Spontaneously-Fermented Ale for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Quick facts

Brewery: Bluejacket (D.C.)
Description: A spontaneously-fermented, barrel-aged and bottle-conditioned ale that’s bone dry and refreshingly tart, with an interplay of berry fruit, oak, earth and citrus.
ABV: 6.0%
Greg’s pairing suggestions: New York-style white pizza; cheeseburgers with Brie or Camembert; turkey club sandwich; glazed ham or pork tenderloin; salads

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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