Beer of the Week: Folksbier OBL Helles Lager

Take your taste buds on a trip, no carbon footprint required.

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

Quick facts:

  • Brewery: Folksbier Brauerei, Brooklyn, NY
  • Description: An unfiltered, traditional German-style Helles lager.
  • ABV: 5%
  • Greg’s pairing suggestions: Fresh salads, steamed clams, dishes with lots of garlic, chorizo sausage, pad thai

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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