WTOP’s Beer of the Week: Schönramer Helles Lager

WASHINGTON — Where’s the milkman? No, the question is: where’s the beer man?!

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

Quick facts:

Brewery: Brauerei Schönram, Petting/Schönram, Germany
Description: a traditional German Helles lager
ABV: 5%
Greg’s pairing suggestions: Spicy foods, German specialties (schnitzel and brats), mild shellfish like seared scallops, shrimp, blue crabs and fried clams.

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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