WTOP’s Beer of the Week: Blaugies La Saison d’Epeautre

WASHINGTON — With an ingredient that’s been around for thousands of years, it must be good, no?

WTOP’s Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and James Beard Award nominee Greg Engert to talk about Blaugies La Saison d’Epeautre for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

QUICK FACTS:

Brewery: Brasserie de Blaugies, Dour, Belgium
Description: A saison made with spelt, a type of wheat that’s been cultivated since 5,500 B.C.
ABV: 6.0%
Greg’s pairing suggestions: Mussels or any kind of seafood stew, sausages and charcuterie, roast or rotisserie chicken, soft cheeses such as Brie and Camembert

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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