Beer of the Week: Schwendl Schalchner Weisse

WASHINGTON — Traveling to breweries overseas right now is tough. Fortunately, they can come to you!

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 Schwendl Schalchner Weisse for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Quick facts:

Brewery: Weissbräu Schwendl, Tacherting, Germany
Description: A classic German wheat, or Weisse, beer
ABV: 5.1%
Greg’s pairing suggestions: Anything with parsley like chimichurri sauce or salsa verde; food with
with basil (pesto and Thai cuisine); red sauces, too.

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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