WTOP’s Beer of the Week: Weissenohe Pils

WASHINGTON — When you’ve been making beer for centuries, there’s little surprise it tastes so good.

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 Weissenohe Pils for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Quick facts:

  • Brewery: Klosterbrauerei Weissenohe, Weissenohe, Germany
  • Description: A classic German pilsner
  • ABV: 4.9%
  • Greg’s Pairing Suggestions: Classic German food (think schnitzel, sausages, potato salad), deli sandwiches like a reuben, fried seafood, or sushi (rolls with soy sauce and wasabi).

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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