WTOP’s Beer of the Week: Perennial Vanilla Abraxas Imperial Stout

Want bold taste? You got bold taste.

WTOP’s Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and James Beard Award nominee Greg Engert to talk about Perennial Vanilla Abraxas Imperial Stout for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Quick Facts:

Brewery: Perennial Artisan Ales — St. Louis, Missouri

Description: An Imperial Stout brewed with ancho chili peppers, cacao nibs, vanilla beans and cinnamon sticks.
ABV: 11.5%
Greg’s pairing suggestions: Seared meats, Duck confit, Bolognese sauce dishes, Chicken marsala

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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