Beer of the Week: De Glazen Toren Saison d’Erpe-Mere


A great Belgian brewery can be hundreds of years old. But, don’t bypass the newer ones!

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 De Glazen Toren Saison d’Erpe-Mere for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Quick facts:

  • Brewery: Brouwerij De Glazen Toren, Erpe-Mere, Belgium
  • Description: a cloudy, pale yellow and well-carbonated saison featuring citrus notes and mild bitterness, with a sweet start and dry finish
  • ABV: 7.5%
  • Greg’s pairing suggestions: Green vegetables across the board; seafood (particularly charred octopus and smoked trout); charcuterie; Middle Eastern cuisine

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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