Beer of the Week: Southern Grist Always Leave a Note Sour Ale

When you were a kid, flavors like these came on a stick. Now, a glass will get the job done.

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 Southern Grist Always Leave a Note Sour Ale, in the latest edition of Beer of the Week.

Quick Facts:

  • Brewery: Southern Grist Brewing Company, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Description: A lactose sour ale made with vanilla, marshmallow, tangerines and blood orange, and dry hopped with Amarillo.
  • ABV: 6.5%
  • Greg’s pairing suggestions: Kale salad, friend chicken and waffles, grilled sea bass and charred octopus.

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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