WTOP’s Beer of the Week: Skookum Asesinato De Cuervos Imperial Stout

Don’t hurt the crows!

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 Skookum Asesinato De Cuervos Imperial Stout for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Brewery: Skookum Brewery, Arlington, Washington

Description: An imperial stout aged 22 months in bourbon barrels and finished on ancho chilies, vanilla, cinnamon and cocoa nibs.

ABV: 11.5%

Pairing suggestions: Meats of all kinds (think ribeye on the grill or short rib stew), thick, rich ramen (pork tonkatsu), layered pasta like lasagna, and desserts

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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