Beer of the Week: Stone Ruination 10th Anniversary IPA

Posted on: Friday 7/20/2012 9:00am

Brennan Haselton, wtop.com

WASHINGTON - What do you do to celebrate a special anniversary of a classic craft beer?

Create a new, and just as tasty one, in its honor!

WTOP's Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and James Beard Award nominee Greg Engert to talk about Stone Ruination Tenth Anniversary IPA for the latest edition of WTOP's Beer of the Week.

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Beer of the Week: Avery Uncle Jacob's Stout

Posted on: Friday 7/13/2012 11:59am

Brennan Haselton, wtop.com

WASHINGTON - It used to be sipping beer from a snifter like brandy would be somewhat laughable.

Not anymore.

WTOP's Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and James Beard Award nominee Greg Engert to talk about Avery Uncle Jacob's Stout for the latest edition of WTOP's Beer of the Week.

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Beer of the Week: Boulevard Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale

Posted on: Friday 7/6/2012 9:00am

Brennan Haselton, wtop.com

WASHINGTON - Imagine not getting up and dusting yourself off if things don't go the way you hoped the first time. Or even the first few times. Beer lovers will be happy this Kansas City brewing company didn't give up on a certain fermenting tank!

WTOP's Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and Sommelier of the Year Greg Engert to talk about Boulevard's Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale in the latest edition of WTOP's Beer of the Week.

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Beer of the Week: Troegs Perpetual IPA

Posted on: Friday 6/29/2012 9:00am

Brennan Haselton, wtop.com

WASHINGTON - When you say "Hershey, Pennsylvania," many folks think of chocolate bars. However, for beer lovers, it may be a different treat comes to mind: the beers of Troegs Brewing Company.

WTOP's Brennan Haselton sits down with Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and James Beard Award nominee Greg Engert to talk about Troegs Perpetual IPA in the latest edition of WTOP's Beer of the Week.

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Beer of the Week: New Belgium Lips of Faith Tart Lychee

Posted on: Friday 6/22/2012 7:48am

Brennan Haselton, wtop.com

WASHINGTON - Looking for something to help take the edge of the summer heat? This offering from Colorado's New Belgium Brewing Company may be just the ticket for you and that shady hammock!

It's got a cool name, too: Lips of Faith Tart Lychee.

WTOP's Brennan Haselton talks about it with Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and Food and Wine Sommelier of the Year Greg Engert in the latest edition of WTOP's Beer of the Week.

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Beer of the Week: Goose Island Juliet

Posted on: Friday 6/15/2012 10:40am

Brennan Haselton, wtop.com

WASHINGTON - In the beer universe, sometimes the big guys buy the smaller guys. But, that doesn't necessarily mean bad news for fans of the smaller, craft brewery.

WTOP's Brennan Haselton sits down with Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and Food and Wine Sommelier of the Year Greg Engert to talk about Goose Island Juliet in the latest edition of WTOP's Beer of the Week.

Check out their discussion below, and for a little something extra this week, listen to the audio to the right for a special Father's Day gift idea.

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Beer of the Week: Dos Costas Oeste

Posted on: Friday 6/8/2012 10:42am

Brennan Haselton, wtop.com

WASHINGTON - When you think of a cedar tree, the first thing that comes to mind is probably not beer. But, after getting your hands on Dos Costas Oeste, that might all change.

WTOP's Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and James Beard Award nominee Greg Engert for the latest edition of WTOP's Beer of the Week.

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Beer of the Week: Southern Hemisphere Harvest Ale

Posted on: Friday 6/1/2012 8:59am

Brennan Haselton, wtop.com

WASHINGTON - A beer's name often provides a clue or clues about its ingredients.

In the case of Southern Hemisphere Harvest Ale, its name gives you hint about the origins of its ingredients.

WTOP's Brennan Haselton sits down with Neighborhood Restaurant Group beer director and Food and Wine Sommelier of the Year Greg Engert for the latest edition of WTOP's Beer of the Week.

WTOP's Brennan Haselton contributed to this story. Follow Brennan and WTOP on Twitter.

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Beer of the Week: Flying Dog El Dorado

Posted on: Friday 5/25/2012 9:55am

Brennan Haselton, wtop.com

WASHINGTON - There are a lot of Imperial IPAs out there, and many are well worth a trip to your taste buds.

So when one arrives with a name that translates to "The Golden One," you've got to try it, right?!

WTOP's Brennan Haselton sits down with Neighborhood Restaurant Group beer director and James Beard Award nominee Greg Engert for the latest edition of WTOP's Beer of the Week.

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Beer of the Week: Texas Brown Ale

Posted on: Friday 5/18/2012 9:00am

Brennan Haselton, wtop.com

WASHINGTON - It's the stuff hop head dreams are made of -- three great breweries coming together to make one single beer.

But does it work?

WTOP's Brennan Haselton seeks an answer with Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and Food and Wine Sommelier of the Year Greg Engert for the latest edition of WTOP's Beer of the Week.

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