Beer of the Week: De Ranke Kriek De Ranke

WASHINGTON — Searching for a beer to honor a Belgian king this weekend? Well, here it is.

WTOP’s Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and James Beard Award nominee Greg Engert to talk about De Ranke Kriek De Ranke for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Quick facts:

  • Brewery: Brouwerij Brasserie De Ranke, Mouscron, Belgium
  • Brewery description: An unsweetened oak-aged cherry beer of mixed fermentation, featuring a blend of old Flemish ale, lambic and sour cherries.
  • ABV: 7.0 percent
  • Greg’s pairing suggestions: Rabbit; anything salty and meaty (charcuterie, sausages, pâté); steak frites; beef stew; meats on the grill and Texas barbecue.


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