Beer of the Week: The Veil Escape Barrel-Aged Saison

WASHINGTON — We all like to escape sometimes. But, in this case, you won’t want to.

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 The Veil Escape Barrel-Aged Saison for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Quick facts:

  • Brewery: The Veil Brewing Company, Richmond, Virginia
  • Description: According to the brewery’s website, this beer is “a brettanomyces-fermented IPA aged in red wine barrels.”
  • ABV: 5.8 percent
  • Greg’s pairing suggestions: Smoked salmon dip; seared scallops; ham dishes; bitter greens, like arugula; Weinerschnitzel.


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