Beer of the Week: Brasserie de la Senne Jambe-de-Bois

Vive la Belgique!

WTOP’s Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and James Beard Award nominee Greg Engert to talk about Brasserie de la Senne Jambe-de-Bois for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Quick Facts:

  • Brewery: Brasserie de la Senne, Brussels, Belgium
  • Brewery description: Blond and copper-colored, Jambe-de-Bois has has a scent of ripe banana and a subtle blend of old varieties of aromatic hops.
  • ABV: 8.0%
  • Greg’s pairing suggestions: Stuff with basil, like Margherita pizza and pesto sauce. Green veggies like baby spinach, broccoli, asparagus — bonus points if grilled with lots of garlic.

See more Beer of the Week columns from previous weeks.

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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