Beer of the Week: 3 Stars Grand Cru Belgian Strong Ale


WASHINGTON — With apologies to Steve Perry: oh sherry, I’m in love.

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 3 Stars Grand Cru Belgian Strong Ale for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Quick Facts: 

  • Brewery: 3 Stars Brewing Company, Washington, D.C.
    Description: Grand Cru is a Belgian strong ale aged two years in sherry barrels that once housed whiskey made by One Eight Distilling in D.C.
  • ABV: 13.3 percent
  • Greg’s pairing suggestions: Desserts (cheesecake, cream pastries, vanilla ice cream);
    dark meat from the Thanksgiving turkey (and all the fixings); Greek cuisine; and falafel

Be sure to check out previous Beer of the Week videos on wtop.com. 


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