Beer of the Week: Brasserie de la Senne Ouden Vat Flemish Red Ale


It’s probably not the best idea to fly to Brussels right now. But you can take your taste buds there!

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 Brasserie de la Senne Ouden Vat for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Brewery: Brasserie de le Senne, Brussels, Belgium, brasseriedelasenne.com
Description: a Flemish red ale, created by a blend of barrel-aged ales co-fermented with Brettanomyces and lactic acid bacteria.
ABV: 6.7%
Greg’s pairing suggestions: Seared red meats (including a standard burger or ribs), chili, fried chicken, briny oysters and grilled salmon

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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